Opinion

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Richard Wright: a great peoples artist and journalist

It is time to restore Richard Wright's place fully as a major people's artist and ground breaking journalist of the 20th century.

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GE, capitalist icon, teams up with Obama - why?

The addition of General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt to the third top Obama administration position on economic policy tells an important tale.

GOP economic plans signal class war on working families

Detailed analysis of House Republican economic proposals reveals an extreme agenda that few Americans would have knowingly voted for.

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Obama, triangulation and what’s our job for 2012

For Obama, triangulation makes sense, and focusing criticism on it instead of on putting together the grassroots structures for us to win in 2012 is a dead end.

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Thank goodness for the GOP

I'm so glad the Republicans on the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission have set me straight.

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Two ‘Gangs’ of San Francisco keep radical spirit alive

Friends and comrades who've met over 25 years.

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Cruelty haunts the halls of Congress

"Cruelty" is defined as indifference to suffering, even positive pleasure in inflicting it.

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Murderers among us

A newly-released report details how U.S. agencies colluded to keep Nazi war criminals free.

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Austerity is wrong medicine for bleeding economy

What is delaying an economic recovery is not too much spending and a growing deficit, but not enough federal spending.

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Wall Street doesn’t hurt when Main Street bleeds

The main sections of capital, like right-wing extremism that does its bidding, are comfortable with a slow-growth economy - but they can be beat.

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