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Sunday, November 13,2011
Commentary

Medical research: Good for Ohioans' health & economic health

By Roderick J. McDavis, Ph.D.
As we sit in a doctor's office or hospital, we seek answers, healing and hope through expertise and treatments. Some of these treatments are the direct result of medical research in Ohio's universities, bioscience companies and hospitals.
Sunday, November 13,2011
Commentary

Keystone XL: It’s time to ring around the Rose Garden

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
More than 10,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., last Sunday with a simple goal: Encircle the White House. They succeeded, just weeks after 1,253 people were arrested in a series of protests at the same spot.
Wednesday, November 9,2011
Commentary

Euro crisis: Muddling through

By Gwynne Dyer
In December 1893, the Greek prime minister of the day stood up in parliament and announced: "Regretfully, we are bankrupt." Nobody was greatly surprised, because the country had already defaulted on its foreign debt three previous times during the 19th century. It defaulted once more in 1932, and the smart money is betting that it will do so again in 2012.
Sunday, November 6,2011
Commentary

Occupying democracy

By Jim Hightower
As our leaders loudly preach, democracy is something that we export to the rest of the world — to certain monarchies and autocratic regimes that rule Arab nations, for example. And it's understandable though regrettable, they tell us, that there would be eruptions of pent-up anger at aloof upper classes in India, Greece, Spain and Israel.
Sunday, November 6,2011
Commentary

Call of duty: Veterans join the 99 percent ‘occupiers’

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
11-11-11 is not a variant of Herman Cain's much-touted 9-9-9 tax plan, but rather the date of this year's Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 2,2011
Commentary

OU students' hip-hop road trip a learning experience

By Adam Flango
It's often romanticized in movies, discussed in college dorms after a night on the town, but rarely do students actually venture on a road trip.
Sunday, October 30,2011
Commentary

Globalizing dissent, from Tahrir Square to Liberty Plaza

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
The winds of change are blowing across the globe. What triggers such change, and when it will strike, is something that no one can predict.
Sunday, October 23,2011
Commentary

This one's for you, OU

By Kate Meier
There are certain times of year that always make me think of Athens: Mid-week afternoons in the spring when the weather has just warmed, and I fondly remember watching people blow off class to spen
Sunday, October 23,2011
Commentary

The arc of the moral universe, from Memphis to Wall St.

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
The national memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. was dedicated last Sunday. President Barack Obama said of Dr. King, "If he were alive today, I believe he would remind us that the unemployed worker can rightly challenge the excesses of Wall Street without demonizing all who work there."
Sunday, October 16,2011
Commentary

Are we looking at a new G.W. Bush era, or a PUSH era?

Breaking the Sound Barrier

By Amy Goodman
Back when Barack Obama was still just a U.S. senator running for president, he told a group of donors in a New Jersey suburb, "Make me do it."
 
 
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