Opinion

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Setting the record straight about socialism

In every age, scientific reasoning takes a beating from entrenched prejudices, fears, and hatreds. 

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Henry David Thoreau: Bright glows the pond

Like all giants of the past, Henry David Thoreau writes in a different period of time but speaks to us today.

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Black history celebration: Up close and personal

"We have to use the vote, because it can be a deciding factor in electing someone who will stand with us."

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GOP stopped being the 'party of Lincoln' long before Trump

Trump shocks Republicans because he is cruder than most, but dog whistle racial signaling is not new to today's GOP.

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Have you “turned around”? Reflections on my generation’s political evolution

Did I "rapidly burn out?" Did most of my friends in "the movement" follow that course? I rather think not.

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“We were here first”: Occupied Oregon land still belongs to Paiute tribe

The forcible removal of the Paiute people from the Malheur Reservation brings to mind the failure of the U.S. to live up to its treaty obligations.

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Oscar-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler dies at 93

"An amazing life has ended but his lifelong commitment to fight the good fight, for peace, for all humanity, will carry on."

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Everyone’s talking about socialism, but what is it?

Bernie Sanders may or may not win the Democratic presidential nomination, but he has already put socialism into the mainstream political debate in the U.S.

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Remembering Sequim’s perennial Postmaster, Mary Brown

Mary Brown was the living embodiment of the "fighting Irish," a "never give up, never give in" spirit of independence and progressivism.

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Thank you, Rosalyn Baxandall: socialist-feminist pioneer

She cared deeply about connectionsbetween teaching and activism, art and labor, history and practice, and above all, between people.

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