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Filler: Why not single-payer food, shelter?
Most leading Democratic presidential contenders are pushing to ban private health insurance in a push for 'Medicare for all.'
Editorial: MTA must tame the overtime beast
The MTA needs to develop systems and new technology to track employees who start their days at job sites that don't have clocks.
The Point: The MTA puts third-track pieces in place
The Point is Newsday's daily opinion newsletter.
Opinion: See Matt Davies' latest cartoon
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'Internet language' creates community - and creates division
Internet People use the web to build the same divisions online that we see in society.
Opinion: My America, I hardly know you anymore
My country 'tis of thee, what has become of thee?
Opinion: Warren is the real economic threat
As Warren's poll numbers have jumped, it's worth taking a closer look at her message about wages and costs.
Letter: Schools should welcome investment
Reader letters to Newsday about Long Island schools, MTA unions and more.
Young: A revisionist narrative of slavery
Evidence refutes the idea that colonists declared independence to protect slavery.
Editorial: After due process, Pantaleo firing was proper
Police officers must continue to do their jobs every day by following the law, department rules and their training.
Opinion: Why universal health care isn't enough
Can universal access to health care really solve the problem of health inequality in the United States? The answer is no.