Opinion

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Pivotal Wisconsin primary highlights problems with nomination system

The upcoming Wisconsin primary could be a make-or-break moment for Bernie Sanders' campaign.

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Connecticut women basketball players owe no apologies

Sports columnist Dan O'Shaughnessy caused a stir across the sports world, when he made a controversial tweet about women in sports.

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Capturing and punishing the bombers won't end terrorism

How we respond to that resistance is what we need to examine; if the response is force, we can hardly complain when we find ourselves the target of "asymmetrical violence" - terrorism.

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Singing in the shower at Amherst led to bigger things

The acoustics in the communal shower of Stearns Dormitory on the Amherst College campus were superb, like singing in the chapel of an Italian monastery.

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Setting the record straight about socialism

In every age, scientific reasoning takes a beating from entrenched prejudices, fears, and hatreds. 

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Obama’s back from Havana; struggle against Cuba blockade continues

Why continue supporting a policy overwhelmingly rejected by the U.S. population while the rest of the world watches in amazement?

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Obama in Cuba: An historic opportunity

This is the greatest chance we have ever had to do right by the Cuban people. Let's get to work.

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Remembering Ferguson and the birth of a movement

They stood up and in a simple act, spoke his name - Mike Brown. Others have stood up since.

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What's a people's agenda for political revolution?

Does it really matter who becomes President of the United States? It sure does!

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A socialism for every generation

Our role is to find ways to make ourselves useful to these movements and to find the road back to socialist visions for ourselves and younger generations. 

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