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Occupy: Resurrecting Rev. King's Final Dream

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

What Rev. King preached and what many Occupiers seem to believe is that paramount in a republic is job creation, not wealth creation. The duty of government is not to ensure that the rich get richer but to establish equal opportunity.

Going to the 9/11 Memorial? Better Cross Your Legs...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 08.01.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

The former site of the World Trade Center towers cost $508 million to build and it will have the new Freedom Tower, reflecting pools and waterfalls. But one thing the site won't have is a single restroom.

Stewart Rally -- Why It Was Vastly Bigger Than The Beck Event

Peter G. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter G. Miller

If there's one thing that's certain about the Jon Stewart rally it's that the attendance has been grossly under-counted. This is not just sour grapes...

From King to Obama, the Arc of Justice

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Newman

Generations of Americans have heard the cries for change and it's been a long journey by many who have brought justice to the doors of our government on this momentous occasion.