Opinion

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Ted Cruz, Jesse Helms vs. the people, the vote

Voting rights are a foundation for the realization of justice, equality, and freedom for everyone in our world and in our lives.

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March on Washington volunteer recalls Bayard Rustin, tears

Everyone knows about Dr. King's magnificent speech but I feel it is important that Rustin's role and influence has recently been recognized and written about.

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Henri Alleg, 1921 to 2013: Exposed French torture in Algeria

Few U.S. readers know who he was and what he contributed, but his story should be told, because he was a true hero of the struggle against state violence.

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Perspectives on Pfc. Bradley Manning from an anti-war veteran

This new generation of young war resisters has said 'no' to being a part of the U.S. military machine. They're risking a lot to speak the truth from their 'inside' perspective.

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European Social Contract betrayed

The austerity regimes imposed on the European working class have resulted in millions of working people rejecting the traditional mainstream capitalist parties .

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South Dakota commits shocking genocide against Native Americans

Without consent or authority, South Dakota officials remove American Indian children from their families and place them in the foster care system, in violation of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.

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CLUW co-founding officer Elinor Glenn dies at 98

"Her leadership, strength and wisdom contributed to CLUW's growth and will inspire young leaders in the future."

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Bush Library: Brazen attempt to rewrite history

With a price tag of $250 million, the George W. Bush library is the biggest and most expensive of the 13 that have been opened to recognize the former presidents.

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Rest in peace, Richie Havens

By the time Havens opened the legendary Woodstock concert of 1968, he was a major player in the counter-culture firmament.

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Celebrating my fellow women postal workers

In honor of Woman's History Month, I would like to share the history of the women I rub elbows with every day on the workroom floor; the female letter carriers of the United States Postal Service.

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