Opinion

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Recent college graduates see lower wages

Workers everywhere are suffering from the economic crisis and jobless "recovery." Some, however, fare better than others.

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Columbus Day questions

On this Columbus Day, let's consider the discrepancy between how newcomers are celebrated in our history but ostracized in our society.

 

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Obama, the debt, and "shared sacrifice"

"Shared sacrifice" has become a key talking point among many top politicians opposing the Republican Party's defense of the super-rich and refusal to allow the Bush tax cuts to expire.

Cheating, testing, and what's wrong with schools

Since the start of No Child Left Behind the perceived solution to our education situation has been clear: competition.

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Cuba and Venezuela shape new generation of "Revolutionary Doctors"

Brouwer traces the evolution of Cuba's health system that has led to Cuban-Venezuelan collaboration in providing health care for their people and medical assistance throughout the world.

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Miss USA geeks out over evolution

Alyssa Campanella, 21, the new Miss USA, called herself a "huge science geek" and said that evolution should be taught in schools.

 

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Equal and quality education? It's about the money

If we want to preserve America's status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.

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What do IQ tests really measure?

The one thing most people agreed upon was that, whatever was being measured, these tests did not measure "intelligence."

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Tucson's Cesar Chavez march says "Save ethnic studies"

Tucson came out to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez.

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Teachers need strong unions

Teachers need the firm right to collective bargaining no less than Wisconsin's other public employees, no less than the public employees of every other state.

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