Opinion

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How long before that arc bends towards justice?

Almost 50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. stood on the steps of the Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, and asked "How long?" His words ring as true today as ever.

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Twenty-five years later, the Cold War still blows hot

In Washington, hostility toward socialism and even socialist orientations remain the order of the day.

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“Lead Me On”: Being thankful in an unfriendly land

Let Lincoln's words lead us back to remembering that this is a day of humility and healing, not of seeking bargains before the sun has set.

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We honor you for your work

"We honor your work" describes a view that the production of goods and services is the result of people making a daily sacrifice so that modern civilization can exist.

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President Obama on immigration: How we got here and what's next?

Some categories not covered by the executive order need to be brought out of the shadows, perhaps under another order in the future.

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Which Rob Lowe is the real creep?

It takes a special kind of hubris for a celebrity to hold up his real self for us to admire while making a fool out of lost souls and deadbeats.

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The dark side of academic moonlighting

Seventy-three percent of polled Americans believe corruption in government is widespread; but there is a more subtle form of corruption, even less transparent.

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This is what I see when I drive

As I drive along, I notice the landscape is ever changing. Walmarts and dollar stores sprout from empty lots.

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History shows that joblessness among Native Americans can be lowered

During the 1930s, thousands of Native Americans were employed on reservations under a separate division of the CCC in developing natural resources on reservations across the country.

 

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What our society needs to learn from the Ray Rice scandal

Football, despite its violent and masculinist culture, isn't an island unto itself, but rather a microcosm of social crisis that ripples across every segment of our larger society.

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