Opinion

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Chamber of Commerce declares class war

To call it hypocrisy would be a gross understatement. So let's just call it class war. Because that's what it is.

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Parents beware

While campaigning for the presidency, Barack Obama made it clear that education would be among his top three priorities. Unfortunately, he's starting off on the wrong path.

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Hair-raising display at CPAC

The 2010 Conservative Political Action Conference, which took place this past weekend, showed the nation two things: the right-wing fringe, while still small, has become more activist and, secondly, it has become even more extreme. It was more than tinged with fascist ideology. The conference embraced it.

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Mass. confusion

Whether or not Martha Coakley wins the Senate seat today in Massachusetts, the battle for the interpretation of what it all means is already underway.

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New Deal 2.0

There are millions of unemployed ready to go to work today. The only missing element is someone to hire them.

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A new era

With its Dec. 19, 2009, newprint edition, the People's World and Mundo Popular will say goodbye to one era and say hello to another.

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Children go hungry in America

Children go hungry throughout the United States, the richest country in the world. What is it about capitalism - or the so-called "free enterprise" system - that it does not fulfill such a basic need: adequate food?

Mixed results in off-year election

The bad news for Democrats early on election night, the loss of the gubernatorial races in Virginia and New Jersey, was offset by the news in special congressional races.

Keep pushing

The people are not buying the false notion that so-called "free market" is the answer to all their problems.

Deficit lies

The Republican attacks on extending the economic stimulus, on universal health care, on climate change legislation and financial reform all make reference to the exploding deficit and to the burden an immense debt may place on succeeding generations.

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