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The Morning News: Monday, Dec. 5, 2011

THE HILL: Democrats See Opening To Attract Religious Voters In 2012 Election
Democrats claim to have an unprecedented, promising opportunity to expand their voter base into previously uncharted territory — religious voters.
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SLATE: Does Inequality Matter?
The remarkable achievement of the Occupy Wall Street movement has been to make continuing silence about inequality politically unacceptable.
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THE HUFFINGTON POST: From Occupy To Progressive Renewal: Demanding The Just Society
Finally, serious opposition has emerged against the full-scale, right wing and corporate takeover of American society.
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THE SEATTLE TIMES: Occupy Movement A Reminder Of What We Value
During the 1960s, a social movement challenged the values of our country seeking to end racial discrimination and end the war in Southeast Asia. Those protesters changed the course of our nation's history.
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THE DAILY TELEGRAPH (UK): The Annual 'War On Christmas' Shows How A Faith That Once United America Now Divides It
Fox News has declared war on the “War on Christmas”. This happens every year: one crazy liberal tries to outlaw use of the word “Christmas” and Fox announces the coming of the Anti-Christ. The furore can sound cynical and shrill, but it illustrates how culturally divided the USA has become.
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CHARLOTTE OBSERVER: Religious Leaders Target Repeal Of N.C. Death Penalty Law
In a challenging political climate, a coalition of religious leaders has launched a campaign to repeal North Carolina's death penalty.
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THE HUFFINGTON POST: Gulnare Free Will Baptist Church: Kentucky Congregation Overturns Ban On Interracial Couples
An eastern Kentucky church under a firestorm of criticism since members voted to bar mixed-race couples from joining the congregation overturned that decision Sunday, saying it welcomes all believers.
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