Opinion

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Amend Constitution to add a right to vote

On Aug. 6, the Voting Rights Act will mark its 50th anniversary.Now it's time to demonstrate against the concerted campaign to undermine it.

 

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Senate stalling on Lynch nomination is "unconscionable"

The tea party is holding Lynch's confirmation hostage.

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The 2014 midterm elections: Fear and promise

Progressive measures would improve our country for future generations while bringing well paying jobs to our communities.

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Your vote - it's your right - not a privilege!

For working women the results of the November 2014 election will determine much about your life on and off the job.

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Nightmare begins as GOP takes over Senate

A GOP takeover would transform the Senate to reflect the concerns of people who have nothing but scorn and contempt for working people, democracy or any type of good government.

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Workers win in Tuesday elections

On Tuesday, Nov. 5 workers and their allies achieved important victories in elections in New Jersey, Washington, Massachusetts, Ohio, Virginia, and New York.

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Ted Cruz, Jesse Helms vs. the people, the vote

Voting rights are a foundation for the realization of justice, equality, and freedom for everyone in our world and in our lives.

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The power and hope of the March on Washington

It was thrilling to travel from New Haven to Washington with a bus full of young people age 7 on up looking for hope and eager to act. At the march, they collected over 200 signatures on petitions for the Youth Jobs Act.

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March on Washington - right place to be in 1963 and 2013

It's 50 years later but we still have to march. We're marching for Trayvon. We're marching for voting rights - still!

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Supreme racism tramples democracy in voting rights

The 30-year project of the Republicans and ultra-conservatives to crush civil rights took a qualitative leap forward when the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in a 5-4 decision announced on June 25.

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