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  • In Syria, activists in Raqqa try to confront militant Islamist group

    In Syria, activists in Raqqa try to confront militant Islamist group
    In the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the main commercial street was busy. Shops were open, with customers strolling the aisles, and cars filled the streets. Only a few dozen stores were closed. It wasn’t what activists had hoped for when they...
  • Supreme Court puts anti-abortion speech above abortion patient safety

    Supreme Court puts anti-abortion speech above abortion patient safety
    You probably have to spend some time in front of an abortion clinic to really get a sense of the tension and passion at play between anti-abortion protesters who masquerade as “sidewalk counselors” and the women with unwanted pregnancies who...
  • Small protests mark opening day of World Cup in Brazil

    Small protests mark opening day of World Cup in Brazil
    Police clashed with a small number of protesters in Sao Paulo on Thursday morning, injuring demonstrators and journalists with tear gas and rubber bullets, as much as the rest of Brazil's largest city remained quiet just hours before the start of the FIFA...
  • Big Brother and health care

     
    From Bob Secter's commentary in the Sunday Tribune: Social Security.. was ushered in by President Franklin Roosevelt during the Depression over great howls of protest from what then constituted the political right. Alf Landon, Roosevelt's Republican...
  • Occupy Wall Street's message

    Occupy Wall Street's message
    The pundit class has largely ignored, dismissed or mocked the Occupy Wall Street protest (the Wall Street Journal's editorial page, for example, calls the protesters "a collection of ne'er-do-wells raging against Wall Street, or something"). We too find...
  • Protesters head to D.C. to decry economic inequality

    Civil rights veteran Helena Hicks had walked much of the route already, many years ago — decades before the nation's capital memorialized the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in stone. Some things have changed dramatically since then, others not so...
  • President: Bill would create tens of thousands jobs in Florida

    President: Bill would create tens of thousands jobs in Florida
    Tens of thousands of jobs would be created in Florida while the typical family would save $1,430 a year in payroll taxes if Congress passes President Barack Obama's American Jobs Act, according to the White House. Presidential staffers released a new...
  • More than 200 Occupy L.A. protesters remain in jail

    More than 200 Occupy L.A. protesters remain in jail
    More than 200 people arrested during the Occupy L.A. sweep remained in jail Thursday night, drawing protests from civil right attorneys who said many may not face charges and should be freed immediately. As the total of nearly 300 arrestees began...
  • If the Occupy protesters are poor, it's their own fault

    After many weeks of looking at and listening to the Occupy Baltimore protesters, it has become clear why the income disparities they are complaining about exist. Dave Reich, Perry Hall
  • Forget Wall Street, protesters should focus on D.C.

    With the latest revelations regarding insider trading by members of Congress and their apathetic lack of responsibility and accountability, the Occupy Wall Street protesters should vent their collective angst at them. These pious, unregulated egotists...
  • Mayor calls Occupy Baltimore eviction 'respectful'

    Mayor calls Occupy Baltimore eviction 'respectful'
    The eviction of Occupy Baltimore protesters from a park near the Inner Harbor was carried out "in a respectful way," Baltimore's mayor said this morning, adding that she was pleased there were no injuries or arrests. "It certainly wasn't going to go on...