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Michael Bonanno is an associate editor for OpEdNews.
He is also a published poet, essayist and musician who lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Bonanno is a political progressive, not a Democratic Party apologist. He believes it's government's job to help the needy and that leaving the people's well being to the so called "private sector" is social suicide.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Are Nonbelievers the Last Minority to face Discrimination?The irony is that we've had ballot initiatives in several states that outlaw Sharia law, but, even though it's been outlawed since the beginning of the republic, many feel that Judeo-Christian law is OK to force upon people.
SHARE Wednesday, November 7, 2012 Exploitation In Action
Those of us who do the least bit of critical thinking will see it for what it is, a large multinational corporation exploiting kids and, then, us.
SHARE Tuesday, January 10, 2012 SPUSA Presidential Candidate Has a Big PlanIn the spring of 1968, presidential candidate Richard Nixon led the effort calling for the U.S. Congress to adopt a system of income guarantees. It was publicly presented by President Nixon in August 1969, adopted in April 1970 by a large majority in the U.S. House of Representatives and was later rejected in the U.S. Senate.
(3 comments) SHARE Monday, October 17, 2011 Occupying a "Street" Will Ultimately FailI remember Mr. Swanson saying something like, "If you've never been arrested for protesting against inequality, you're not trying hard enough." Really.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, February 26, 2011 Dedicated to Unions, the Saviours of the Working Class
The following is a song.
However, I'm hoping that this can be published in the OpEd section of this fine news outlet because it's an opinion held in 1936 by Alfred Hayes and Earl Robinson and famously expressed in 1969 in Woodstock, New York by Judy Collins.