Opinion

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People of the U.S. are key to ending blockade of Cuba

The biggest problem facing foreign policy makers today may not be apparent to the average person browsing the internet.

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Three legs of the economy: The past is prologue

This kind of economy stands on three legs: raw materials, cheap labor, and as little regulation from government as possible.

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S. Dakota authorities pull a fast one on hockey game attack

On Jan. 24, while on what was supposed to be a fun-filled field trip, 57 Lakota American Indian school children, ages 9-13, were verbally and physically assaulted.

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Couch-surfing: a revolutionary movement

Looking at it through a wide-angled lens, we've been staying at people's houses for hundreds of years; saving money, meeting people, really immersing ourselves in the culture.

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Fact-checking my inbox

I remember the words attributed to my favorite American humorist, Mark Twain: "Figures don't lie, but liars can sure figure."

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On Day One, GOP Congress takes the axe to Social Security

It's patently obvious the GOP is trying to convince retired workers that in order to preserve the system, the disabled should be sacrificed.

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Only tackling the root causes can end the cycle of violence

Only a sharp turn to peace and non-violence stands a ghost's chance of extricating humankind from this awful and seemingly intractable situation.

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Ten bright spots for hope in 2014

Let's keep hope alive this holiday season and into the New Year with the hope and expectation that lasting victories are possible!

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Sanctions against Venezuela: Colossal hypocrisy

Venezuela and its allies have reacted strongly to what they call an attack on Venezuela's national sovereignty.

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In Ferguson, a prosecutor manipulates the justice system to prevent indictment

Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson never went to trial for killing Mike Brown, but he had one of the best attorneys anyone in his situation could have had.

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