Opinion

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Troy Davis and the new abolitionists

In the fight to save Troy Davis's life, a new abolitionist movement is born.

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North Carolina: where homophobia is law

"Being gay is an abomination. Gay people are going to Hell." That's what Rep. Marcus Brandon heard a speaker say at the House Rules Committee meeting

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A tip for Joe the machinist: Watch your back

A Labor Day reflection: Corporate America no longer even pays lip service to the importance of encouraging hard work and skill.

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Millions make change

The initiatives and actions of the American people were an essential ingredient in the progressive-democratic thrust in the 1930s and 1960s. The same is true today.

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Labor board rule changes help defeat employer delay tactics

By now, there's been publicity - and lots of management propaganda - about proposals by the National Labor Relations Board to change some rules.

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The Strauss-Kahn dismissal: Blaming the victim, again

For a while, it looked like the victim might have her day in court, and win justice.

On, Wisconsin!

Wisconsin working people and their supporters this week defeated two incumbent state senators who backed Republican Gov. Scott Walker's attacks on collective bargaining rights.

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FAA shutdown and labor's unhappy anniversary

It was 30 years ago this month that Ronald Reagan struck the blow that sent the American labor movement tumbling into a decline it's still struggling to reverse.

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Jobs with Justice: Now more than ever

Jobs with Justice enters its 25th year facing incredible challenges. In the wake of the just agreed to debt ceiling fight the whole working class faces even greater attack and pain.

For California’s farm workers, justice delayed

California Gov. Jerry Brown surprised many when he vetoed a law needed to ensure that farm workers could actually practice their rights.

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