Opinion

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U.S. policy on Asia could spell disaster

In March 1990, Time Magazine titled an article "Ripples in The American Lake."

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Asia’s mad arms race

Asia is in the middle of an unprecedented arms race that is competing with efforts by Asian countries to address poverty and growing economic disparity

Cyber war: hype or reality?

What all this scare talk has done is allow the U.S. military to muscle its way into cyber security in a way that could allow it to monitor virtually everything on the Internet.

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New military base in Australia: wrong direction

More U.S. military force in the Asia-Pacific area is provocative and unnecessary. Instead of building more military bases, we should be closing them.

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What does the U.S. working-class look like these days?

Peoples have been arriving on the North American continent for thousands of years, over land bridges and across oceans, some on foot.

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"Chinese Massacre" dramatizes little-known history

Playwright Tom Jacobson takes a Howard Zinn-like "people's history" look at Los Angeles, revealing a little-known pogrom against L. A.'s then-200 inhabitants of Chinese ancestry.

Time to end stop-and-frisk policing

Crime rates have dropped, but the unconstitutional, and therefore criminal, harassment of black and brown youth is on the increase. This racial profiling is anti-worker. It must be stopped.

Throwing gasoline on the fire in Asia

The only good thing I can say about Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip to Asia last month is that it is over.