Opinion

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How to save America's postal service

Sen. Bernard Sanders' bill is the way to go. Competing legislation that dismantles the USPS, fires workers, closes centers, slows the mail or trashes union contracts, these are not.

An ode to snail mail and a pledge

When the envelope is opened, this grand flourish of penmanship jumps out at us in true southern hospitality.

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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Truckers force port to talk and lawmakers to act

"They want to make the owners responsible for the equipment they (the truckers) use," Michaels explains.

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Super solidarity over Super Bowl weekend

While the spotlight was on the Super Bowl, workers across Indianapolis took to the streets to protest the outrages happening to working people.

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Egypt's new labor movement comes of age

The Egyptian Federation of Independent Trade Unions has just announced to Egypt and the world that it has come of age.

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Mitt Romney running a seminar on inequality

Should we all start praying for Mitt Romney? The GOP presidential hopeful from Bain Capital has become a walking, talking object lesson on how our plutocracy works - and why we desperately need to end it.

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Winners and losers in South Carolina

While Gingrich won, the concerns of the American people were the biggest losers.

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National treasures worth fighting for

The U.S. postal service like our national parks is a national treasure.

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