Opinion

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Enough “shock,” time to confront prejudice

It's too late to preach tolerance by the time someone is a full-time corporate employee. Sensitivity must begin before children attend schools, and continue through their formative years.

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Detroit: Through the lens of class and race

The success of the struggle in Detroit will hinge especially on the degree of anti-racist understanding achieved by white people and workers in particular.

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Wall Street Journal blind to Supreme Court’s impact on union membership

The Wall Street Journal editorial board suggested the decline in union membership is due to lack of employee interest, but ignored some facts.

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More than regrets needed after D.C. shooting

A number of things came together to contribute to this latest mass shooting; many of those factors must be dealt with, and soon.

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South Dakota covers up sex abuse of Native foster children

Forced into sexually abusive foster care; incredible and atrocious as it may sound, that is the fate the state of South Dakota assigned to several Lakota children through its Department of Social Services.

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Fast-food workers meet labor movement: a super-sized duo

There is an emerging nationwide movement of low-wage fast-food workers who have begun to set the tone regarding the federal minimum wage, fast-food workers' rights and the future of service sector work generally.

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Newspaper Guild blasts government moves against journalists

The Newspaper Guild's executive council is blasting official government moves to crack down on journalists both in the U.S. and abroad.

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March on Washington volunteer recalls Bayard Rustin, tears

Everyone knows about Dr. King's magnificent speech but I feel it is important that Rustin's role and influence has recently been recognized and written about.

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Reader voices: Stop attacks on Fourth Amendment

The times, they are a-changin, singer Bob Dylan wrote in 1964. Fast-forward to our present day and the times are still changing, only not in our favor.

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Does inequality have a silver lining?

An insider is spilling the beans on the great unsaid in charitable circles: You can't ignore inequality and hope to fix an unequal world.

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