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As Americans we like to think we with live in the land of opportunity where hard work and diligence pay off with a rise up the social and economic ladder to a standard of living that's the envy of the world. It's a myth. It's not that we don't want that,...
WASHINGTON -- You might not have noticed that another round of U.N. climate talks is under way, this time in Doha, Qatar. You also might not have noticed that we're barreling toward a "world … of unprecedented heat waves, severe drought, and...
A national political campaign can be a good vehicle for educating the citizenry about vital issues — whether fiscal balance requires tax increases, say, or the pros and cons of health care reform. By Election Day, Americans who have been paying...
The United States, the European Union and Japan are filing a challenge with the World Trade Organization against China's export restrictions on minerals that are crucial for the production of many high-tech devices, President Barack Obama announced...
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Well, the poverty level statistics came out this week, and things haven’t been this bad since 1993. Look to your left; look to your right. About one in every six of us is now considered to be living below the poverty level. In 1993, the average...
World NowThe cost of corn and soybeans soared to all-time heights in July, pushing global food prices upwards and pushing budgets to the breaking point in the Middle East and Africa, the World Bank has warned....
Change of SubjectBy Megan Crepeau Let's all remember that squabbling over which generation screwed up America the worst is a) Pretty much pointless b) A distraction from problem-solving in the here and now c) Incredibly fun. Especially when it's done as well......
L.A. NOWClaremont McKenna College announced its new president Thursday: Hiram E. Chodosh, the dean of the University of Utah’s law school and an expert on legal affairs and anti-corruption measures in the Middle East and Asia. Chodosh will succeed Pamela B....
World NowObama Myanmar : President Obama Reportedly Visiting Myanmar This Month...
Orlando Opinionators - Orlando Sentinel“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed, to me: I lift my lamp beside the golden door.” –The Statue of Liberty...
World NowIn Myanmar, government forces stood by while Rohingya Muslims and Rakhine Buddhists were slain in devastating rounds of violence, then joined in by killing, raping and rounding up the Rohingya, Human Rights Watch said in a new report....
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