Tag Archive: America

Jul 17 2015

‘Equality’ and Demagoguery

By William Murchison If the country is trending leftward — as evidenced by all the demands for equality and redistribution coming out of the Democratic camp, and seconded by the media — the question arises: Why is the country trending leftward? To put it another way, does Hillary Clinton think she’s going to become president …

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Jul 13 2015

Summer Tips

By Denise Hooks-Anderson, M.D.Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American Nothing says summer like flip-flops, bathing suits, ice-cream cones and concerts in the park.  After Spring Break, kids along with teachers and administrators start the countdown to summer vacation. In contrast, parents are stressed out trying to figure out what they will do …

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Jul 10 2015

Growing Farm to School

By John Crabtree Farm to school programs offer children better, fresher, more nutritious, and more local food choices that empower children and their families learn more about the food on their plates and make better food choices. These programs also help strengthen rural and small town economies by creating economic opportunities for local farmers and …

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Jul 10 2015

Monsanto’s Boot Camp

If much of today’s news seems unreal to you, that’s because corporations are spoon-feeding it to the media. By Jim Hightower One reason corporations get away with running roughshod over us is that America’s mass-market media has been thoroughly corporatized — both in structure and mindset. Our daily news feed is largely a regurgitation of …

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Jul 09 2015

Liberty Hall: Patriotic Movies Honor America

Liberty Hall continues its showcase of patriotic films in July with the upcoming feature film “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” playing this Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m. “We’re celebrating America’s independence all month long with patriotic films that the whole family can enjoy,” said Liberty Hall Manager Anne Payne. “These films were selected because …

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Jun 29 2015

Insiders, Outsiders needed in Congress

By Lee H. Hamilton Members of Congress get categorized in all sorts of ways. They’re liberal or conservative; Republican or Democrat; interested in domestic affairs or specialists in foreign policy. There’s one very important category, though, that I never hear discussed: whether a member wants to be an inside player or an outside player. Yet …

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Oct 11 2014

Let Them Eat Tips: Marriott’s push to get guests to subsidize its crummy pay for the people who clean hotel rooms is a disgrace.

Just when you thought the plutocratic profiteers running America’s exploitative, low-wage economy couldn’t get any more clueless, self-serving, pious, and mingy — along comes Lady Maria of Marriott, magnanimously saying: “Let them eat tips.” Marriott International supports the political notion that America is divided between a few noble “makers” (like them) and a mass of …

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Oct 08 2014

Ebola: Fight the Disease, not the Victims

The spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa is a global health emergency. Countries around the world must join together to mobilize the resources, build the isolation units, supply the needed medicine, doctors, nurses and support personnel needed to isolate and treat those afflicted, track down and monitor those who might have been in …

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