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Ted Kennedy and the Politics of Death

The politics of death serves to reinforce the ‘great person’ theory of history which suggests that historical change is the result of the wise and vigorous and inspired activities of talented individuals, not groups or social movements. By Harry Targ … Continue reading

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Rabbi Arthur Waskow : Poster Child for Lousy Health Insurance

Don’t mourn, organize:How I became a poster child for lousy private health insurance By Rabbi Arthur Waskow / The Rag Blog / August 27, 2009 For 25 years I have been a member of a private health insurance plan that … Continue reading

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Tom Hayden : On the Death of Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy, right, with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams, worked for an Irish peace. Were he alive today, the Democratic Party would be less likely to drift away from its progressive legacy in the name of victory at any price. … Continue reading

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The Lion Passes: A Different Look at Chappaquiddick

Teddy Kennedy and Chappaquiddick:The official story doesn’t wash After the airplane crash and the shooting of JFK and RFK, killing Ted Kennedy would not do. Gullible as the public is, too many would think a plot was afoot. Kennedy had … Continue reading

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