Opinion

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Indigenous people walk off set of Adam Sandler film "Ridiculous Six"

Reducing a whole group of people down to stereotypes further dehumanizes Native people.

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King and his radical vision: a study for today

In light of recent police killings, it's worthwhile to study how MLK drew the clergy and trade unions into the civil rights movement of their time.

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On 40th anniversary of Vietnam War’s end, it’s mea culpa time

The Vietnamese - victims of invasion, aggression and atrocities - haven't forgotten us.

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People of the U.S. are key to ending blockade of Cuba

The biggest problem facing foreign policy makers today may not be apparent to the average person browsing the internet.

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Three legs of the economy: The past is prologue

This kind of economy stands on three legs: raw materials, cheap labor, and as little regulation from government as possible.

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St. Louis single mom swept into office on winds of change

"We ran a positive campaign. We kept it focused on the issues and the residents of Ward 20 responded. Democracy is the real winner in this campaign."

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Chicago’s mayoral election: A tale of two cities

Emanuel's narrative was that he is leading the city in the right direction, making hard decisions. Chuy challenged this narrative as not being enough.

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Gutting teacher tenure hurts the children

Public education is under attack. Our children are labeled failures and teachers are criticized as lazy, ineffective, and overpaid.

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Erwin Marquit, 89: a lifelong communist

Marquit was in the audience listening at the 30th Convention of the CPUSA when John Bachtell paid tribute to Party members who had died since the previous convention. 

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TPP-ing the economy: Is new trade pact “NAFTA on steroids?”

Unless you've spent the winter lost on the Pacific Crest Trail, you know that middle-class incomes have slipped again.

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