Opinion

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‘Tis the season to be jolly on Wall Street

Financial industry insiders are grousing about a big downturn in annual bonuses. They should be thanking about the rest of us.

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Putting the Occupy movement in historical perspective

 

Indeed there is civil unrest! Workers cry out for justice, as workloads grow and wages stagnate while owners' profits soar, as jobs are sent overseas.

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Occupy victory in Illinois

Hooray for the Occupy movement and the general uprising against corporate greed! It's having an impact.

Talking turkey on Turkey Day

For me, the best parts of the holiday meal at my mother's home include mashed potatoes, dark turkey meat with gravy, stuffing and cranberry sauce.

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Racism: pollutant that serves GOP, Wall St interests

Racism is the most persistent and pernicious form of division in our country. It creates a fault line in the labor and people's struggles that, if not overcome, irredeemably weakens them.

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Occupy: embrace the new, build the movement

This is a volatile moment: The class struggle is intensifying and the outcome is still to be decided. The battle is for  the future of our democracy, economy, and country.

What do trade deals have to do with the Occupy movement?

What do these two seemingly different events - the recent China trade deal and the Occupy movement - have in common?

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Occupy Wall Street is too big to jail

Painfully, the nation has watched, during the last 48 hours, as police departments in  Oakland, Atlanta and elsewhere used excessive force against thousands of peaceful demonstrators.

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Support to repeal Ohio anti-labor bill grows

Recent developments have boosted chances that Senate Bill 5 will be repealed in the upcoming election.

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Wall Street occupation: And the walls will come tumbling down

Handmade signs were visible everywhere: in fact the majority of the signs were original works. Several independent press agencies were present, along with most major networks.

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