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America’s Greatest Export

While Simona never sought the “American Dream” she said that, “One day you look back and see yourself living it. I did not think I could have what I have.”

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Remembering Steely Dan’s Walter Becker

Becker and Fagin fused rock, R&B and jazz with traditional pop to create a singular sound that continues to engage and enliven.

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How to Help Houston

If any U.S. city possesses the capacity to swiftly recover from a calamity of this proportion, it is Houston.

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Time to Change Lee High School’s Name

The tragic events of Charlottesville visibly expose how American Nazis and white supremacists utilize monuments and symbols of the Confederacy to further their objectives of ethnic and religious dehumanization.

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Trump is no Marcel Marceau

Trump is such a terrible negotiator that he couldn’t negotiate his way out of a pantomime box.

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‘talkin ’bout my generation?

Are you now or have you ever been a member of the “Aspirational Class” or the “iGen”?  Regardless, I suggest taking a look at two recent articles that discuss generational identity. The first, The New […]

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The New Calamity

“Give me your tired, Your poor, Your huddled masses And in exchange we’ll give you Stephen Miller.”

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Israel 2052

While resolution of the disputes remains uncertain, and the potential for positive outcomes endure, controversies that belittle other branches of Judaism convey inhospitable signals with the potential to erode over time the bond now forming between the people of Israel, the Jewish State and these teens.

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BtS Issue Update April 22, 2017: Arkansas’s Lethal Injection Push

Instead of delaying his execution to allow for DNA testing, Arkansas, with the blessing of the majority of the U.S. Supreme Court, accorded greater consideration to the expiration of a chemical agent over that of a life.

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BtS Issue Update April 10, 2017: Syria

Between the Synapse issue update on the Syrian chemical weapons attack and subsequent US response.

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