Opinion

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The battle lines are drawn: Rightwing neosecession or Third Reconstruction

We are at a pivotal point in a 35-year long rightwing offensive, begun with the Reagan victory in 1980; neo-secession must be met by a renewed motion for freedom and social justice.

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Racist terrorism in Charleston

All who support racial equality, democracy and justice know that the world is watching: this is time to mobilize to bring an end to racist terror and structural racism in general.

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The 2012 elections: Seasoned with salt

Salt, in moderation, improves the flavor of most foods. So too with politics. The victory of President Obama was decisive, and satisfying , because of some salt.

Foxconn and socialism in China

How can there be such abuses, and class conflicts, under socialism? Doesn't socialism promise and end to class conflict, and create a classless society?

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Occupy's 89%? Where anarchism shuns unionists, it allies with the ultra-right

Anarchist collectives in the Occupy movement in Oakland and the Pacific Northwest have put forward a new slogan, "We are the 89%." This threatens to destroy any alliance between the Occupy movement and organized labor.

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In their war against workers, corporations increasingly choose lockouts

Employers have been engaging in class warfare for quite some time now. Recently they have added lockouts to the long list of weapons they have used to wage that warfare.

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Is Bain Capital capitalism's bane?

Mitt Romney and Bain Capital provide a glimpse into the fatal flaws of capitalism.

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Free online movie, Debtocracy, tells story of Greek debt crisis

Debtocracy, a free online movie distributed under Creative Commons license, exposes roots of Greece and Europe's debt crisis and offers an alternative to austerity policies.

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What is the role of government?

Tea partiers say "No" to a government headed by Barack Obama. In reality, the role of government is part of the class struggle, and was at the heart of the health care refrom fight.

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Chamber of Commerce declares class war

To call it hypocrisy would be a gross understatement. So let's just call it class war. Because that's what it is.