September

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Republicans lie about "Support our troops"

For a decade, Republicans have been screaming at Americans to "support our troops." But their actions sing a different tune.

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Victory of the football refs tells a tale of two lessons

The victory of the referees the greed of the team owners means much more than just a football season getting back on track. There are two big lessons to be learned.

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NFL settlement a victory for unions, solidarity

This labor battle has touched off a national debate about the treatment of workers and their unions.

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The mailman wonders: Whose history are we taught?

It's funny what you don't learn in school. Funny is the wrong word. Actually it's quite sad.

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U.S. gun culture diagnosed as a social disease

In the wake of the two mass shootings this summer, some American physicians consider this country's gun violence a social disease.

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Fantasy questions and belly laughs: Election 2012

Here are some fantasy questions I'd love to see Mitt Romney asked by a debate moderator.

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Chicago teachers educate a nation

It was nine days that shook Chicago, the 2012 teachers' strike changed the nation.

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Fighting for human rights in the fields of North Carolina

I, along with the other members of the AFL-CIO Executive Council, was invited by Velasquez to travel to North Carolina to meet with the immigrant workers.

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Part-time faculty pay reaching poverty level

The American Federation of Teachers recently highlighted the tenuous employment and poor compensation of part-time college teachers.

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College’s antiquated policies up against new generation of thinkers

The school is governed by a very conservative Board of Trustees, which imposes right-wing policies and codes of conduct under the guise of our religion.

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