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Contrasts…

By: Michael Calabrese Contrasts That’s an interesting word really. Members of the MSM don’t seem to have the skill to deal with contrasts even when they take center stage in a truly remarkable week in…



I Like Bernie, But…

By: Doug Golden I hear people saying, “I like Bernie Sanders but he doesn’t have a chance.” And that’s true if everyone clings to that attitude. Buuuuut, if you think about it this way, “Hey,…


An Appeal to all U.S. Citizens

     The U.S. is plagued with many problems, many of them intertwining with each other, so that we must fix several problems just to fix one. You can’t fix our educational system without also…




Why I support Bernie Sanders

“Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This…


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Americans Overwhelmingly Support A Vacation Mandate

There is no law guaranteeing U.S. workers paid vacation, but the vast majority of Americans think there should be one, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. In the poll conducted just before Labor Day, 78 percent of respondents say large employers should be required to provide workers at least some paid vacation time, a result virtually unchanged from the three-quarters who said the same thing last year. Just over 60 percent say businesses should give their employees two weeks or more of time off. The U.S. is an outlier among advanced economies when it comes to guaranteeing vacation time for …

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Support Journey for Justice as it Marches Through Raleigh

Fifty years after passage of the Voting Rights Act, it shouldn’t be necessary to rally Americans on behalf of our right to vote, but it is. On Aug. 1, the NAACP began leading an 860-mile march from Selma, Alabama, to Washington to demand justice, equality and voting rights in a historic event called America’s Journey for Justice. As the march makes its way through the Deep South to our nation’s capital, the NAACP will lift up the call for equitable schools, sustainable jobs and voting rights. The Democracy Initiative – a dynamic network of labor, civil rights, voting rights, environmental …

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