Opinion

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Burger King worker is only a pawn in their game

In 2012, I started working at Burger King. I thought it was a great chance to make money on the side. I was sadly mistaken.

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Three legs of the economy: The past is prologue

This kind of economy stands on three legs: raw materials, cheap labor, and as little regulation from government as possible.

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The poisoned cookie of “white skin privilege”

Progressive people must rise to the challenge. We must make clear to white people that they are being conned by the frontmen of the one percent.

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James Raines, 40; member of CPUSA and fearless organizer

It was James's life experiences - the economic hardship and decline of the post-industrial era - that led him to socialism and compelled him to care for those around him.

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A radical third party? I agree!

"We need a labor-led third party in this country" is a refrain I hear more and more. It's a sentiment I agree with wholeheartedly!

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The right’s working class philosopher

Nicknamed the "longshoreman philosopher," Eric Hoffer was the best-known working-class author and intellectual in postwar America.

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Asleep at wheel: Carriers profit from trucker training mills

A recent New York Times editorial urged the U.S. Department of Transportation to stop "dawdling" on issuing federal regulations for truck driver training.

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For Native rights, equality and voice in labor movement: Council FIRE

Native Americans deserve a chance at the American Dream. If any group of people is left behind, then we all lose.

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Vivan los Carwasheros!

Los Angeles' first union carwash caravan took place July 24. Drivers brought their cars to Highland Car Wash on N. Figueroa Street in the L.A. neighborhood of Highland Park.

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Mother Courage of Clallam County remembered

She stood her ground. She never left Daddy's side. She did not flinch. She was Mother Courage.

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