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Memorial Day Reflections on the Unheralded Souls Who Died for our Freedom

May 26, 2018

Our weekly Blue Sunday column examines the forgotten soldiers in America's ongoing fight for freedom, justice, and equality.

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After Teachers Die Saving Kids in Shooting, Republicans Move to Kill Their Unions

February 20, 2018

Republicans want to kill teachers’ unions after three teachers were murdered When President Trump said on February 19 that he would be willing to sign stronger gun control initiatives with regards to background checks, it seemed to signify a watershed…

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7 Reasons Why Donald Trump is a Grave Threat to Blue Collar America

November 28, 2017

Trump Claims To Be Pro-Labor Donald Trump is a danger to all blue collar, working Americans. He ran on a platform of jobs. “Jobs!” he would cry during his campaign stops, in between inciting violence and leading chants of “Lock…

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Only 3 Years Left to Act on Climate Change Before it’s Too Late, Experts Warn

June 29, 2017

Time is running out If we want a smooth transition into a sustainable future, we need to act fast. A comment article in the journal Nature says we have to act fast if we hope for a painless transition to…

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HANRATTY: This Memorial Day, Let’s Remember Our Forgotten War Dead

May 26, 2017

It’s Time to Recognize Every Life Lost Defending and Progressing America I’m hardly one who would lament the widely held notion that Memorial Day is the “Unofficial” Kick-off of summer. Not in the least. In a nation where we’re over-worked…

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Ed Secretary DeVos Moves Quickly to Hand Schools Over To the Koch Brothers, Heritage Foundation

March 17, 2017

Apparently it isn’t enough for Betsy DeVos to destroy the education system in her home state of Michigan by paying politicians copious amounts of money to honor her nefarious wishes and pass bills establishing charter schools and voucher programs. Noooo,…

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REVEALED: Ivanka Trump’s Chinese Sweat Shops SCREWING OVER Workers With Slave Labor Wages, Hours

October 24, 2016

Her Father’s Daughter When it comes to downright unethical business practices, Ivanka Trump is proof that the apple does not fall far from the tree. It seems as though one of the many subcontractors that Ivanka Trump uses to produce…

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Latest SCOTUS Ruling Shows Why Liberals Need To Unite In November No Matter What

March 29, 2016

A potential crushing defeat for millions of workers was averted by an Act of God on Tuesday. A group of conservative activists in California had teed up a case for the Supreme Court to gut collective bargaining nationwide that had liberals and…

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SCOTUS Inaction Backfires On GOP, Leads To Public Union Victory

March 29, 2016

The Gop’s Petty Scotus Behavior Has Blown up in Their Faces. Whoops! In a rare 4-4 ruling, the US Supreme Court handed a major victory to public unions on Tuesday, a rare SCOTUS tie that upholds legal precedents and ensures…

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SHAMEFUL: GOP Vows Not To Let Obama Replace Scalia, But Liberals Will Still Win

February 13, 2016

Justice Antonin Scalia’s body has barely cooled and already the GOP’s frothing at the mouth, spoiling for a fight, and heaping scorn and disrespect on President Barack Obama. Because, of course, there’s no way in Hell our GOP-run Senate will allow any of…

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