North Americans are in love with trains that go in highway medians. A large fraction of urban rail construction since World War Two, both light rail and full metro, has used highway medians as cheap at-grade rights-of-way to extend train service, often deep into the suburbs. 1,452 more words
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Richard Gottlieb, MSW, worked full-time at Holland Hospital and had a private practice. He charged at least $150 for a therapy session. From the way he talked, I had the impression that he had a split-level house on a quarter-acre lot in suburbia. 879 more words
I’ve tried very hard to track home birth deaths (mostly via the internet and news papers), and it is a very difficult task. I know that many women who lost their babies to home birth do not believe the deaths were preventable, and don’t wish to sully the reputation of home birth by sharing their stories in public. 743 more words
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The ninth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina is Friday (Aug. 29), and a handful of groups in the New Orleans area are planning theatrical events, rallies, benefits, days of service, and celebrations of recovery to mark the occasion. 20 more words
Can you really think of a better description of him?
What does this say about his supporters? 12 more words