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February 27, 2011

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ASSAULT ON LABOR UNIONS The current assault on public unions, the last healthy sector of the beleaguered labor movement, is by no means guaranteed to succeed. The whole strategy, nurtured for decades by conservative activists and their corporate backers, smacks of serious overreach Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Republican, in the beginning of his third month […]

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February 20, 2011

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SUPPORTING ISRAEL IN THE MIDEAST While we Americans are excited by the changes in Egypt and sincerely wish Egyptian people success in building a true democracy, we remain concerned about risks to America’s most important and longest-standing Mideast ally, Israel. The Obama administration must ensure that any new Egyptian government honors its peace treaty with […]

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February 13, 2011

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ADVISE CAUTION ON EGYPT OK. Let’s wait and see. Worried people worry about everything that can go wrong in Egypt. Much can go wrong, but today is not the day to worry. Today is the day for celebration, and the day when all things are possible. The Egyptian people made their dictator go, and for […]

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February 4, 2011

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FOREIGN POLICY AT CRUCIAL CROSSROAD The desire for a friendly regime in the Middle East has often driven our foreign policy to the dismay of masses in those places we try to help, resulting in disastrous outcomes. However, today our position should be to promote free elections in Egypt. In past cases, ordinary folks see […]