Opinion

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Fast-food workers meet labor movement: a super-sized duo

There is an emerging nationwide movement of low-wage fast-food workers who have begun to set the tone regarding the federal minimum wage, fast-food workers' rights and the future of service sector work generally.

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Progressive Latin American integration advances

In spite of the death of Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez and other reverses, the "Bolivarian" process of integration in Latin America is advancing.

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Things coming together for a change in U.S. Cuba policy?

There may be an improved chance to get the U.S. to back off some of its anti-Cuba policies, due to a series of new developments.

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A subculture evolving: Women in metal speak out

Women do now represent a sizable chunk of the metal scene - meaning that the genre is expanding and becoming more diverse.

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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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Atheists also fight for religious freedom

The 20,000 people who showed up in Washington this past weekend for the Reason Rally were indeed patriots, fighting for the defense of a very American tradition.

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Recapturing the social identity of the Black church

In the days of the past, the black church served as a beacon of hope for the lost-soul seeking grace and mercy.

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"Cut from Plain Cloth, The 2011 Wisconsin Workers Protests"

As you turn the pages of this outstanding work, it is clear that it was complied with the same love, spirit, and determination that fueled the protests themselves.

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Why Occupy?

The world has entered a moment where millions of people are coming to believe that radical change is not only possible, but necessary.

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Ballad for the Occupation: interview with Spencer Livingston

Spencer Livingston's "Occupy Wall Street" is a mellow, melodic meditation on the feelings of economic injustice that sparked the movement.

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