Opinion

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Recent college graduates see lower wages

Workers everywhere are suffering from the economic crisis and jobless "recovery." Some, however, fare better than others.

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The power of the 99%

A new social movement is rising up in our country out of years of outrage, heartbreak, pain and anger at trying to make ends meet while CEOs and billionaires whistle all the way to the bank.

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Alabama is no "sweet home"

The terror of immigration enforcement is now in effect in the Alabama classroom, and it's traumatizing the most vulnerable members of our society, our children.

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My 9/11: The smoke that preceded tragedy

Perhaps most poignant are the perspectives of those for whom that era was a vital period in their growth: the youth of that decade.

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Youth: What the hell are we fighting for?

With the recent riots in London never has there been a clearer example that a new generation of youth with limitless potential is being wasted.

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Are we free?

We live in one of the freest societies humans have ever created. On the surface.

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Children's mental health and war

Children of soldiers deployed in Iraq for longer times were more likely to have mental health issues than those whose parents were not.

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Jackass's Ryan Dunn: a bad role model

Once I heard the circumstances of Ryan Dunn's death, I was not only paying attention - I was concerned.

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Equal and quality education? It's about the money

If we want to preserve America's status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.

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What does the future hold for reading?

Less than half of Americans between the ages of 18 and 24 ever read for pleasure.

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