Opinion

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Chuy Garcia and the right to a city

What was supposed to have been a waltz into a second term for Emanuel has turned into a fight for his political life with challenger and longtime progressive Latino leader Jesus "Chuy" Garcia.

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State of Silicon Valley 2015: A tale of two Americas

"If Silicon Valley were a country, it'd be sixth in the world in GDP per capita."

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Netanyahu, Boehner, and hypocrisy on Iran

It was a spectacle that had few if any parallels in the modern history of nations.

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More military force is not the answer

President Obama's request to authorize use of military force against the so-called Islamic State opens unhappy comparisons with earlier misguided U.S. military ventures.

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James Raines, 40; member of CPUSA and fearless organizer

It was James's life experiences - the economic hardship and decline of the post-industrial era - that led him to socialism and compelled him to care for those around him.

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Obama and the politics of outrage

Some of the commentary from the left on President's Obama's recent State of the Union address struck me as too negative, even cynical in a few instances.

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A radical third party? I agree!

"We need a labor-led third party in this country" is a refrain I hear more and more. It's a sentiment I agree with wholeheartedly!

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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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A season’s reflections on socialism

Nine reflections on the fall of the Soviet Union, what socialism is and isn't, and getting to socialism USA.

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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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