Opinion

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More than a few rotten apples on Wall Street

"The man of great wealth owes a particular obligation to the state," Teddy Roosevelt noted a century ago, "because he derives special advantages from the mere existence of government."

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Being president takes more than a businessman

As we roll, or descend, into another presidential campaign, we have once again an opportunity to think about the qualities that we look for in our leader.

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Cuba crash reveals dissident links to U.S., European politicians

The incident illustrates the degree to which anti-socialist dissidents in Cuba are linked to important political circles both in the United States and Europe.

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Moral drones and the New York Times

First, one should never be surprised to find that the NY Times can ferret out experts to say virtually anything.

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UK activists target Shell's Arctic agenda

Activists with Greenpeace shut down 74 Shell gas stations July 16, in London and Edinburgh, to protest the oil corporation's plans to drill into the sensitive Arctic ecosystem for oil.

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National rally to demand end to frack attack

After a recent report that New York officials are considering allowing fracking to take place, environmental activists have announced they are fighting back.

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Sudan protesters call for replacement of Al Bashir regime

Protests are growing in the Sudan in response to the announcement that fuel subsidies will be discontinued.

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Workers of the world are uniting

Last week IndustriALL, a new global union, was formed in Copenhagen, Denmark. It represents 50 million workers in 350 unions from all over the world.

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Tom Morello documentary chronicles unity and “rebel songs”

Tom Morello has provided words of encouragement and a rocking soundtrack to the Occupy movement and the struggles of workers and oppressed everywhere.

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U.S. policy blamed for keeping American in Cuban jail

Cuba's ambassador to the U.S. has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor currently serving a 15-year sentence in that island nation.

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