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GOVERNMENT CAN'T FIX HEALTH CARE

In my last post, ADVERSARIES OR JUST DIFFERENT SOLUTIONS?, I asked a bunch of questions.  The post was popular, but nobody tried to answer my questions. 266 more words

Philosophy

White Supremacy

I’ve lived in majority White neighborhoods most of my life. I’ve also lived through the drama of early desegregation, beginning with the 1960s. Back then the drama was chiefly about Black and White Americans. 531 more words

Spiritual Formation

Utah GOP delegates no fans of Mitt McRomney

Romney, born and raised in Michigan, played down his Republican affiliation, as he supported abortion to be elected governor of liberal Massachusetts. Now the failed presidential candidate is in Utah running to the right for the U.S. 264 more words

News

NewsMS: Mississippi Receives Grant To Fight Opioid Crisis

“U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith announced that Mississippi has been awarded a $3.58 million grant to fight the opioid crisis.

The grants are intended to increase access to treatment, reduce unmet treatment needs, and support recovery activities in order to reduce opioid overdose-related deaths. 24 more words

Topics Of Interest

Bill and Melinda Gates Admit Their Education Initiatives Have NOT Worked, Including Teacher Evaluations

Even though Bill and Melinda Gates have admitted that their education initiatives haven’t worked, states haven’t changed course. Most states have simply renamed the standards, hired new testing companies, poured money into overpriced consultants and implemented stringent and taxing teacher evaluations, none of which have worked. 156 more words

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Public safety in NYC and Rio de Janeiro: parallel or poles apart?

By Caroline Tauk

New York City is the largest and safest US metropolis[1]. Per capita crime rates have been dropping since the mid-1990s. In 2017, the city recorded its lowest number of homicides since 1950: under 300 murders in a year… 1,562 more words

National Politics