What We Can Learn from War Memorials

What We Can Learn from War Memorials

In Dryden, New York, a proposed solar farm recently caused a stir. Thousands of solar panels — enough to power 7,500 homes — are scheduled to be installed near a rural cemetery in the town. Some opponents complain that it’s disrespectful to the veterans buried there....
All Working People Should Support the Iran Deal

All Working People Should Support the Iran Deal

This Labor Day, like others before it, finds American workers squeezed on many fronts. Inequality is rising, union membership is dwindling, and wages aren’t keeping up with job growth. Naturally, addressing all those challenges is a huge priority for the labor...
These Boots Were Made for Waiting

These Boots Were Made for Waiting

Heads are finally rolling because of the Department of Veterans Affairs’ assorted waitlist scandals. Some 1,000 or more workers may lose their jobs over chronic bottlenecks and fake waitlists, VA chief Robert McDonald disclosed shortly before Veterans Day. Then,...
Operation Endless War

Operation Endless War

Only a few months ago, President Barack Obama announced the good news that our combat role in Afghanistan — the longest war in U.S. history — would finally end by New Year’s Day. Put away that champagne. A flock of screeching war hawks brought heavy political pressure...
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