Occupy Must Expand Beyond Activist Hotbeds

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Randy Shaw: Corporations and national politicians serving the interests of the 1% will not feel compelled to change course unless major protests go beyond traditional activist centers to where much of the 99% live.

What Rises and Falls?

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Rev. Dr. Jim Nelson: Somehow, we should earn our freedom – as the Buddha is reputed to have said on his deathbed: ‘Work out your own salvation with diligence.’

Passover Today

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Steve Hochstadt: For thousands of years, Jewish families have lit candles, eaten the bitter herb, drunk the wine, said the prayers, and told a story about their spiritual ancestors being enslaved in Egypt, until Moses led them to freedom through the Red Sea, miraculously parted by God.

Whites Mostly Missing at Trayvon Rallies

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David Love: So what’s going on here? Some black folks in Sanford suggest that many whites are supportive, but do not want to display any public sentiments for fear of being called a “ni**er lover.”

Welcome to the 2012 Hunger Games

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Rob Tossberg: The odds are 99 to 1 you and I are the schmucks, working for scraps while the 1% take a pound of our flesh and look forward to eating our young.