Opinion

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Animals: Thinking, feeling, and emotional individuals

"I cannot see an animals' expression - eyes, behavior, purring, etc. - and convince myself that it's anything other than a thinking, feeling, emotional individual."

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Apocalypses everywhere: Is there any hope in a gloom-doom-filled era?

Living a life so saturated with apocalypses undoubtedly takes a toll, so let's lift the lid off the A-word, take a peek inside, and examine how it affects everyday life.

 

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Dr. King spoke out against the genocide of Native Americans

It is probably little known what the great freedom fighter had to say about the horrific mistreatment of Native Americans by the U.S.

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Pete Seeger and American communism

The death of Pete Seeger has sparked a worldwide outpouring of love, affection and appreciation for the life and legacy of this great artist, activist, humanitarian and socialist.

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Five reasons to expect hope and change in 2014

The tide is starting to turn, and we can be hopeful that 2014 will truly be a Year of  Action for democratic and progressive victories.  Here are five reasons why.

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The war on the planet

We usually think of violence as something that is abrupt and explosive - a bomb going off, a bullet finding its mark. But there is another kind of violence that is increasing worldwide.

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Subversive words that Mr. Seeger sang

I was 16 years old when I first heard Pete Seeger at a concert in Detroit.

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Richard Sherman and a changing story line

What Sherman said wasn't gracious to his defeated opponent, but it was by no means out of bounds, nothing that would warrant the controversy that followed.

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Pete Seeger and the revolutionary power of song

The world is mourning the death of Pete Seeger, the lanky folksinger with a banjo, who proved in his 94 years the awesome power of song as a force for revolutionary change.

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Carter Camp, warrior for Native rights, dies at 72

After decades of struggle, Camp died Dec. 27, 2013 on tribal land in White Eagle, Okla. He was 72.

 

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