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Op-Ed: Where is the great American dream?

July 13, 2014
Today, there is a lot of talk about the wonders of science and technology, with little mention of any downside. The same science used to create medicine and jumbo jets has also resulted in nuclear and bio weapons and...
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Inequality across the globe, a focus on education

June 23, 2014
On Monday, American economist Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, says in a Washington Post op-ed, "But there is something absurd, and deeply troubling, about tens of millions of impoverished children being out of...
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No Rich Man Left Behind: Link to Homelessness

June 18, 2014
There are great discussions about our economy and how vast the United States deficit is and it seems that the United States Congress finds itself in a quandary as to how to fix it. Yet, there are those representatives...
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UCLA reports California health by race, ethnicity

June 17, 2014
On June 17, the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research issued a series of clearly presented fact sheets regarding health statistics for five California major ethnic and racial groups: Caucasians, Latinos, African Americans, Asians, and American Indians/Alaska Natives. In...
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Troll trope: How can libertarians sleep at night?

June 17, 2014
The website Libertarian Money got a troll letter that asked how libertarians can sleep at night "knowing the people you could hurt with the [expletive deleted] you write?" meaning that libertarians don't care about poor people...
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'Street Speech' asks: Do we hate our poor?

June 17, 2014
The cover story in the June issue of Street Speech asks what sounds like a loaded question with an easy answer. With more than 50 U.S. citiesplacing a ban on feeding the homeless, it's clear...
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