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Thursday, March 8, 2018 12:15 am
Last Sunday, March 4, Italian voters crushed the ruling Democratic Party. Fifty-five percent of the electorate voted for the two anti-European Union and anti-establishment parties, one on the right an...
Thursday, March 1, 2018 12:15 am
 Some are calling for teachers to be armed. This idea has many flaws and shows a lack of understanding about a teacher’s real role. There are better solutions.I studied to be an Engli...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 12:16 am

Why would they not want to come here?

During a recent meeting on immigration reform, President Trump was criticized for referring to African countries as “s….hole” nations and questioning why we can’t get more immigrants from Norw...
Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 12:14 am

Dominican Sisters in Iraq are hopeful and persistent in challenging circumstances

 Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory over the Islamic State, or Daesh, in early December. Shortly after that, two western Dominican Friars arrived in the country to visit the Ir...
Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 12:17 am
 Nature and the gods of technology have blessed us with the means to avoid the worst consequences of climate warming. Now there is good climate news for a change. What we must do is put less carb...
Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 12:15 am

A call for a “coalition of conscience” with civil rights and labor

 While Martin Luther King, Jr. is best known for his “I have a dream” speech, the civil rights icon delivered a major speech in Springfield on labor, economics and civil rights on Oct. 7, 196...


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