Category Archives: Politics

Government Is the Solution, Not the Problem

ANSWERING THE KENNEDYS CALL Graph: NOAA.gov “With clear benefits to people and natural ecosystems, limiting global warming to 1.5ºC compared to 2ºC could go hand in hand with ensuring a more sustainable and equitable society, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate … Continue reading

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What Is ‘New Normal’ U.S. Growth?

Popular Economics Weekly Graph: Seeking Alpha/BLS There is a current debate whether the U.S. will escape the ‘new normal’ of slower economic growth since the Great Recession, when American households lost a collective $9 trillion in value and consumers cut … Continue reading

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America’s Concentration Camps for Children

ANSWERING THE KENNEDYS CALL NYTimes.com There should no longer be any doubt that the Trump administration is pursuing policies last used in Nazi Germany—concentration camps that now house up to 13,000 young Hispanic refugees—mostly unaccompanied minors who are seeking asylum … Continue reading

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How Severe Will Be The Next Recession?

Financial FAQs Graph: TradingEconomics.com Why are we discussing the possibility of a severe recession when GDP growth is expected to average 3 percent this year, the highest annual average growth rate in several years? Because there is too much federal … Continue reading

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The Red Tide in Education

ANSWERING THE KENNEDYS CALL The Guardian Red tide algal blooms have been threatening coastal beaches for decades, killing sea life and sickening bathers; a sign of rising ocean temperatures due to global warming as well as human pollution. But another … Continue reading

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What To do About America’s Homeless Problem?

ANSWERING THE KENNEDYS CALL Los Angeles Times A study released in December 2017 by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reported America’s homeless population has risen this year for the first time since the Great Recession, propelled … Continue reading

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What Happens When Poverty Exists In the Valley of Plenty?

ANSWERING THE KENNEDYS CALL TO ACTION Poverty in the Valley of Plenty is a documentary film that then California Congressman Richard Nixon and growers in the San Joaquin successfully sued to have banned for defamation. It was about the working … Continue reading

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