Opinion

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Stop police brutality against peaceful protesters!

It is time for the federal government move in and stop what has become a pattern of attacks on the fundamental rights not only of Occupy protesters across the country, but on the rights of all Americans to engage in peaceful protest.

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Recent college graduates see lower wages

Workers everywhere are suffering from the economic crisis and jobless "recovery." Some, however, fare better than others.

Cheating, testing, and what's wrong with schools

Since the start of No Child Left Behind the perceived solution to our education situation has been clear: competition.

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Will capitalism survive the zombies?

On June 8, people in zombie attire showed up at a Special Olympics event in Madison, Wis. in order to protest an appearance by Gov. Scott Walker, said the Zombie Rights Campaign. They held a calm and silent protest against Walker's anti-worker stance.

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Equal and quality education? It's about the money

If we want to preserve America's status as a world leader, we had better start pouring money into preparing poor kids for leadership.

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Youth delegates showcase growth at CPUSA conference

This past weekend, members of the Young Communist League from all over the country flocked to the national headquarters of the Communist Party USA to attend its national conference.

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Republicans push guns on campuses

The Republican Party in several states is hell bent on getting more guns into the hands of school kids, including, ridiculously enough, in Arizona.

The GOP wants to suppress the student vote

Paul Krugman's recent quip - that the Republican leadership has adopted the slogan "Kill the Future" to counter Obama's "Win the Future" slogan in his State of the Union address - gets truer every day.

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Graduation day

Melvin Pelvin showed society that a young black man with plenty of swag can do whatever he puts his mind to!

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Arne Duncan's $800 million fight

$800 million is a lot of money but in comparison to the total federal budget of $3.6 trillion is represents less than .00022 percent. So why is Education secretary Arne Duncan fighting so hard to keep $800 million?

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