Articles and Essays by Mark Engler
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Boy Scouts Set to Cave on Gay Rights

Jan13

A Nation of Immigrants Speaks

With 7 out of 10 Latinos voting to re-elect Barack Obama, Republicans are debating whether to alter their hardline immigration stance
Dec12

It’s Time for a Union at Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart claims to respect its employees' freedom of association. Yet, of more than 4,500 "Supercenters" and other retail locations in North America, not one is home to a unionized workforce.
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After the Election: Time to Stop Settling for the Lesser Evil

Nov12

How not to make every vote count

Recognizing the limits of voting should not prevent us from appreciating the seriousness of an aggressive conservative campaign against the franchise
Sept12

Will Occupy Live to See Another Birthday?

On the anniversary of Occupy Wall Street, #S17, our U.S. columnist says the 99 per cent could sorely use another round of rebellion.
Sept12

Obama: A Better Adversary

Progressive movements are stronger when they can take on centrists or liberals than when pitted against elected conservatives.