Opinion

Constitutional amendment for right to work needed

Given the worst losses for the Democrats in Congress in the last 50 years, some serious rethinking seems called for.

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Emil Shaw, lifelong fighter for justice

Emil Shaw, who fled Nazi Austria with his family at the age of nine, and became a  lifelong social justice activist, died Sept. 12, 2010, in Albuquerque, N.M.

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Blood Dolphins shines light on dolphin's plight

When animal rights activist Ric O'Barry made the academy award winning documentary "The Cove" he assumed the international spotlight would finally put an end to dolphin hunting. Not so.

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One local church helps to combat fear

I was mortified and outraged when I heard that a pastor is planning a "National Burn a Qur'an Day" scheduled for September 11 and encouraged other churches to do likewise.

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Little things count in elections

Texas labor-backed candidates hope to win big in November.

 

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Nazis on border support SB 1070

As a Jew, I have become alarmed over recent events on the immigration issue regarding the Arizona Law SB 1070 signed by Arizona Governor Brewer.

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New Haven marches for immigrant rights

The magnificent outpouring of over 200,000 people in the nation's capitol for comprehensive immigration reform on March 21 will have a profound impact across this country.

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People's movement asserts new power

It appears that the grassroots movement that helped elect Obama and the Democratic Congress has reemerged. Even the president himself hit the road, mobilizing folks.

Make the peoplesworld.org your home page

What do Strongsville, Ohio; Pleasanton, California; Jefferson City, Missouri; and the Bronx, NY have in common? All were the setting for stories featured in the peoplesworld.org last week.

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Retirees fight for young workers

One thing most of us in South Chicago SOAR (Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees) have in common is children and grandchildren

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