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When the various cable news channels announced that they would broadcast the health-care summit, I thought this meant uninterrupted coverage. I was mistaken.
Edward Gilbreath 2-26-2010

I've kind of avoided the topic of Black History Month this year until now, almost the end of the month. The reason is, I've been kicking around in my mind this notion of "Black History Month Syndrome." Now, stay with me a minute.

Cesar Baldelomar 2-22-2010
Debates about immigration policies and reform continue to rage. Consequently, op-ed pieces, books, and reports on this contentious topic appear daily.
Chelsea Marcum 2-19-2010
North Korea is the most isolated and closed-off country in the world.

President Obama has scheduled a bipartisan meeting on health-care reform that will be nationally televised live on Feb. 25.

Brian McLaren 2-08-2010
It's one thing to go to the "Holy Land" and see where Jesus worked and walked in the past.
When President Obama took questions from Congressional Republicans recently, he spoke about Republican characterizations of his health-care reform plan as something akin to a "Bolshevik plot." Ther
Hayley Hathaway 2-02-2010
Over the last few weeks, we have seen an incredible international response to the tragic earthquake in Haiti. U.S. citizens are generously giving; the U.S.
Jeannie Choi 2-01-2010

While some U.S. households are cutting out entertainment to make ends meet during the economic recession, others are going hungry. In 2008, the U.S.

My measure of a good State of the Union address is whether or not I am able to stay awake through to the end.

Tuesday morning -- just two days ago -- I wrote to half a dozen leaders of progressive thought and action in America, each separately, the letter that follows.

"Seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, plead for the widow." Isaiah 1:17

Juliana Schnur 1-22-2010
While the recent crisis in Haiti has spurred many Americans to action -- through donations, public service, humanitarian aid, etc.
The people of Massachusetts already have near universal health care. Too many of the rest of us do not.
Crissy Brooks 1-21-2010
"Why do you have to be so dramatic?" I thought as I rolled my eyes.
LaVonne Neff 1-20-2010

[Continued from part 1] I have no idea how the United States will or can get out of the economic mess we've spent the last 50 years getting ourselves into. As individuals, though, we can take steps to avoid disaster.

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