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  • Solidarity Sundays in the NFL

    Two writers with a front-row seat to the revolt of NFL players taking a knee during the anthem talk about the issue of police racism that started it all.

  • The crisis deepens after Catalonia's vote

    The Spanish state's government is making a mockery of democracy by attacking the Catalan people's right to decide their future.

October 5, 2017

October 4, 2017

  • Puerto Rico needs aid, not an occupation

    As most Puerto Ricans go without relief following Hurricane Maria, calls for the U.S. military to step up relief efforts could make matters worse.

  • A boycott at Berkeley for safety and solidarity

    A math professor explains why UC Berkeley faculty called for a boycott during the far right's "Free Speech Week" provocation.

  • An epic series with an Achilles' heel

    PBS's series on Vietnam has shortcomings, but it reveals a lot of truth about the war and returns it to its proper place in U.S. history.

  • From champs to chumps

    The champion Pittsburgh Penguins hockey team dishonored their fans and their city by accepting Trump's White House invitation.

  • Seattle challenges the "40 Days"

    Seattle pro-choice activists kicked off their protests against the "40 Days for Life" by vastly outnumbering the anti-abortion side.

  • What we need instead of police

    We need problem solvers who treat the people they help as equals, not police who see a populace to pacify with "law and order."

October 3, 2017

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