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Resolutions Our Politicians Won’t Keep

Resolutions Our Politicians Won’t Keep

By Tom Purcell 'Celebrating the holidays with friends and family the past few weeks was great, but I'm tired, bloated and crabby.' 'The New Year is upon us! What a great opportunity to start fresh and resolve to do great things in 2019.' 'How about I share some...

Despite Historic Midterms, Still More Than Half Don’t Vote

Despite Historic Midterms, Still More Than Half Don’t Vote

History was made in the U.S. midterm elections, most notably the Democratic takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives. An unprecedented 100 women were elected to serve in Congress, among them Native American, Muslim, African-American, Latina and LGBTQ firsts. But...

NFL Star’s Fight Against Time and Economics

NFL Star’s Fight Against Time and Economics

Before the NFL season began, Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell told ESPN, "I want to play. ...But I've got to take this stand. Knowing my worth and knowing I can tear a ligament or get surgery at any time, I knew I couldn't play 16 games with 400 or more touches."...

At The U.N. Climate Summit, Youth Lead The Way

At The U.N. Climate Summit, Youth Lead The Way

KATOWICE, Poland — Close to 15,000 people have descended on Katowice, in the heart of Poland’s coal country, for the annual U.N. climate change summit. This meeting is dubbed “COP24,” for the 24th “Conference of the Parties” to the climate negotiations. The efforts to...

Turning Trump Around

Turning Trump Around

Donald Trump and global warming. Not what you would call your match made in heaven. Rather, the pairing harkens closer to the other location. That hotter destination often described as being in a more Southernly direction. The one with the pitchfork racks on the...

All Along, Google’s Been Googling Me

All Along, Google’s Been Googling Me

I thought Facebook knew too much about me, but it turns out Google is even worse. Google, like Facebook, makes its money by targeting ads at us that reflect our interests and needs. The more both know about us, the better they're able to target us with ads we're...

The Airing of Grievances

The Airing of Grievances

    I am on record as a staunch supporter of Christmas. However, this time of year, I like to borrow just one component from another tradition - Festivus. If you're not familiar, Festivus was created by "Seinfeld" character Frank Costanza. One of the...