Opinion

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CPUSA sends protest letter to President Obama on Ukraine

The letter is regarding the political and violent attacks in the Ukraine by the Right Sector against the Communist Party of the Ukraine, the Ukrainian Jewish communities and other minorities and progressives.

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Ukraine, U.S., and big bad Putin: Who's the bully?

U.S.-Russia relations took a dangerous turn over Ukraine and Crimea. This is a very troubling development. If it continues in the present direction, the result will be damaging on a range of issue,

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Straight talk on the U.S. and Ukraine

It's been interesting to observe the large numbers of people who suddenly think they're experts on the ongoing crisis in Ukraine - both those on the left and the right.

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Saber rattling over Ukraine needs to stop

Columnists and U.S. senators alike have called upon the Obama administration to come up with billions of dollars to bolster an unelected government in Kiev that is led by various stripes of ultra rightists, including fascists.

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It's time to return Guantánamo to Cuba

The naval station at Guantánamo Bay was established in 1898 when the U.S. gained control of Cuba from Spain, when the Spanish colonial forces were about to be defeated by the Cuban independence fighters.

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2013 "Are You Serious?" Awards

Every year Dispatches From The Edge gives awards to news stories and newsmakers that fall under the category of "Are you serious?" Here are the awards for 2013.

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Iran nuke deal merits support

The last minute nuclear agreement worked out in Geneva on Sunday between Iran and the six-powers group is an important first step and merits the support of all progressive, peace-minded people.

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Obama at UN

President Obama strained in Monday's United Nations speech to explain the rationale behind U.S. foreign policy.

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Should U.S. scorn Security Council over Syria?

The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is reportedly giving up on the UN Security Council, because it likely will not approve armed action against Syria in the wake of the August 21 chemical weapons incident.

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Tell Congress today: Vote "no" on Syria war

Will we send a powerful message to senators and representatives this week telling them to vote "no" on any U.S. attack against Syria? We must take up the challenge and act now.

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