Opinion

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Harney County residents say go home Bundy

The Bundy-led right-wing militia grouplet has little support among local residents for their call to arms; they do not want them there.

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Racist ideology moves more than just people who fly Confederate flags

There is an idea "that racism lives in the heart of particularly evil individuals, as opposed to the heart of a democratic society."

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The stench of fascism seeps into the 2016 elections

Once one constitutional right is attacked no right is sacred; once one community is scapegoated, no one is safe; once violence is acceptable, our democracy is threatened.

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The battle lines are drawn: Rightwing neosecession or Third Reconstruction

We are at a pivotal point in a 35-year long rightwing offensive, begun with the Reagan victory in 1980; neo-secession must be met by a renewed motion for freedom and social justice.

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Wealth concentration report blasts hole in right-wing policies

We are headed to a world where just one percent of the population own and control more than all the rest of us combined.

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The 2014 midterm elections: Fear and promise

Progressive measures would improve our country for future generations while bringing well paying jobs to our communities.

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Nightmare begins as GOP takes over Senate

A GOP takeover would transform the Senate to reflect the concerns of people who have nothing but scorn and contempt for working people, democracy or any type of good government.

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Video: Barber calls for “Moral Fusion” movement to defeat far right

All labor activists and progressive people should watch and circulate this remarkable speech by the Rev. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP.

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Harris v. Quinn raises stakes for 2016 presidential election

The Supreme Court's latest assault on the Labor Movement - Harris vs. Quinn - shows how essential it is for Democrats to win the White House in 2016.

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Attack on Kansas Jewish centers: Should you care?

Racism and anti-Semitism are two parts of the same "divide and conquer" strategy that the American right wing is using in an attempt to maintain political and economic control.

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