Where politics is personal not partisan

The Threat of Losing Maternity Care

June 20, 2017 0

There is great concern that maternity care could be affected by proposed changes to health insurance coverage in the US. Some conservative policy makers appear committed to rolling back some of the coverage that benefit many women, unborn and newborn […]

Undocumented Immigration and Anxiety

June 20, 2017 0

June 15, 2017, marked 35 years since undocumented immigrants were granted equal access and the right to be educated at public school. However, there are still considerable threats to the civil and human rights of those who are undocumented, and […]

The Barbaric Shooting of Steve Scalise

June 20, 2017 0

The brutal shooting of Steve Scalise and four other innocent victims, was a tragedy that shocked the US and the world. Linda Chavez, writing for the Center for Equal Opportunity, has written an opinion piece with regard to the attack. […]

Is Europe’s Influence Diminishing?

June 19, 2017 0

We are living through tense times. To an extent, it feels similar to the Cold War era. Is Europe’s world role and influence diminishing? Shall we see a return to “Marco Polo’s world”? What action will the US take? These […]

Clean Energy and Technological Demand

June 19, 2017 0

As the Aspen Institute point out, the favorability of “clean energy” has grown in popularity in recent years, with many Americans having a positive view of the utilization of wind, solar, and wave power, for example, to provide energy. Yet, […]

Polling Companies and 2016 Political Outcomes

June 19, 2017 0

Polling companies have most definitely come under fire in recent political history. The closeness of the polls, at one period, prior to the Scottish Independence Referendum of 2014, sent many into a tail spin. The outcome ended up being circa […]

LGBTQ+ Americans and Society

June 14, 2017 0

June is Pride month, and all over the country, there are many marches and events to mark the occasion. In recent years, attitudes have continued to shift with regard to people who are LGBTQ+, and, to an extent, the Supreme […]

US Military and Strategies to Defeat Extreme Violence

June 14, 2017 0

The US military has the important role of engaging in efforts that promote peace and stability, while also taking steps to curb violent extremism. The threat of ISIS is a global problem, and countries must work together to combat Islamic […]

Abortion Statistics and Planned Parenthood

June 14, 2017 0

The debate with regard to “unintended pregnancies” and abortion are both personal and emotional issues. There are many people in the US, irrespective of political opinion, who do want the issue to be politicized further, but for there to be […]

Globalization and Poor Working Conditions

June 14, 2017 0

Working for extremely low pay, subjected to potentially hazardous working conditions, with little in the way of workers’ rights and professional development, are realities that many experience in our global, interconnected world. Many products that are readily bought and utilized […]

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