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Loneliness in America is a Public Health Problem

ANSWERING THE KENNEDYS CALL As part of our series on community-building I am reporting on what happens to Americans as a result of the breakdown of community, which Robert Putnam first documented in his best-seller, “Bowling Alone: the Collapse and … Continue reading

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Americans More Educated Than Ever!

ANSWERING THE KENNEDYS CALL   Education is the linchpin for continued growth in American and worldwide Democracies. To that end, Popular Economics wants to share this inspiring new report from the US Census Bureau’s America Counts series. Stay tuned, as … Continue reading

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The Rebuilding of Local Communities

ANSWERING the KENNEDYS CALL Where does the rebuilding of local communities that creates a sense of healthy community itself really happen? At the local level, whether it be in neighborhoods, towns, or cities. It is everywhere residents find a reason … Continue reading

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Is 4% GDP Growth Real?

Popular Economics Weekly Graph: Econoday Many economists, including Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow, are predicting up to 4 percent economic growth over the next few quarters. Why? Full employment is enticing consumers to buy more, with booming retail sales and … Continue reading

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ANSWERING the KENNEDYS CALL

We are announcing a new blog series—ANSWERING THE KENNEDYS CALL. It will report on what is being done today to address the problems that deal with record income inequality, immigration and civil rights, environment protection, and the rebuilding of local … Continue reading

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Trumpcare is Killing US!

Financial FAQs It took 4 hours to coax Patricia Okoumou, a Congolese immigrant, down from the Statue of Liberty while wearing a t-shirt that said, “Trumpcare Makes Us Sick.” It was serendipitous timing. She was part of a group wanting … Continue reading

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Trumpcare Makes Us Sick, or Worse!

Financial FAQs It took 4 hours to coax Patricia Okoumou, a Congolese immigrant, down from the Statue of Liberty while wearing a t-shirt that said, “Trumpcare Makes Us Sick.” It was serendipitous timing. She was part of a group wanting … Continue reading

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