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20 August 2018

A hundred years ago, the greatest political show trial in United States history took place. It began in Canton, Ohio when the legendary socialist Eugene Victor Debs denounced U.S. involvement in World War I.

On June 16, 1918,...

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06 August 2018

What has become of the Columbus Dispatch, that cranky, one-sided, right-wing, influence-peddling, friend-rewarding-and-enemy-punishing, black and white with a splash of color and read all over, or at least in break rooms and...

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30 July 2018

Jobs or the environment? That's the tragic dilemma in which the powers that be seek to trap the global working class forever, convincing us that we cannot have both. We desperately need to find a way out of this dilemma . . . before the...

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20 July 2018

Our food is our medicine, our medicine is our food” the ancient Greek Philosopher is reported to have said. In this modern era on July 15, 2018 many people believe that our food is our poison that no medicine can...

Book cover with the words Nuts and Bolts the ACORN fundamentals of organizing by Wade Rathke
11 July 2018

Let’s be honest.

There are many reasons that people decide to build an organization. Anger is one. A rage at injustice or an action by the government coupled with a recognition that your one voice, even yelling, will neither be...

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07 July 2018

Domination at Home and Abroad

For the progressives in the United States, June 2018 is the cruelest month under Donald Trump's presidency. The Supreme Court of the United States has delivered one painful blow...


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