Opinion

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Does it matter who rules: Republicans or Democrats?

Taking a nearsighted view of the political landscape, some have concluded there is little or no difference between Republicans and Democrats.

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Cory Booker surrenders

Cory Booker said he was nauseated by the attacks on private capital. He said Mitt Romney's firm, Bain Capital, "has done a lot of good."

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Republicans show they don’t care about Women’s Health Week

The theme of this year's Women's Health Week is "It's Your Time." The aim is to empower women "to make their health a top priority."

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The year 2047: a postman's nightmare

I often wonder how this could have happened to this once great nation.

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The rising medical debt crisis

Hundreds of thousands of laid off and discharged workers have lost their health insurance as a result of the current depression, resulting in an alarming jump in the amount of medical debt.

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A sickening situation in Philadelphia schools

The entire district is being dismantled and replaced by a for-profit system operated on behalf of the city by private corporations and charter schools; I'm so sickened.

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The great conspiracy

While I am not a great believer in grand conspiracy theories, I have a serious conspiracy theory about what is going on behind the façade of U.S. politics.

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Fighting racism: a must for victory in November

The political terrain is treacherous and corporate money is flooding into right-wing Super PACS waging a racist, scorched earth policy against President Barack Obama.

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War on women extends to workplaces

There are disturbing trends regarding war on women and the workplace, especially public sevtor workers, including teachers, and hotel and hospitality workers in the private sector.

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Ryan budget: A nightmare in the making

House Republicans approved a budget that is far worse than any reasonable person could, up to now, have imagined would ever come out of a U.S. Congress.

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