Opinion

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Top 10 television shows of 2013

Television series, as of late, have taken risks, made leaps in creative writing, and even moved beyond cable TV.

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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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Free Chelsea Manning and all political prisoners

For most Americans, the phrase "political prisoner" conjures up images of shady foreign governments plucking dissidents from their beds at night, never to be heard from again.

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New York voters want a mayor with a heart

The priority of a billionaire mayor is to protect the interest of billionaires. That is why the people of New York City want a mayor who will move the city in another direction.

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The Second Amendment Is a dangerous anachronism

Three days after the massacre in Newtown, Conn., I was astonished to read a hard-hitting editorial in the Plain Dealer that ended with the following.

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Guns, profits and Sandy Hook

Unless there is a sustained public movement to curb guns as a source of profit, the corporate profit drive will continue to push guns and oppose common sense regulations just to make money.

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Oak Creek tragedy rooted in right-wing extremism

As a nation, we cannot allow this hate crime (or any hate crime) to be swallowed up by the next news cycle and then forgotten.

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New FBI report slams corporate crooks and ‘cookie jar’ accountants

If anyone doubts there is extensive rot in the so-called U.S. capitalist system, we have an invitation for them: Read the FBI's latest report on corporate criminality.

Backbone: Schneiderman investigates Wall Street

Backbone. That is part of what's been missing over the past few years. Significantly, that may be about to change.

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