Eighteen veterans each day kill themselves; an average of 950 veterans each month attempt suicide, shouldn't this be considered a national emergency?
Political pundits seem to agree that the past couple of weeks haven't been kind to the Obama administration.
High unemployment, the paycheck-to-paycheck population of the area, and the increasing incidence of spousal abuse, teen pregnancy and drug use still dominate daily life.
Dangling a "solution" like MOOCs for low-income students relying on public universities to attain degrees and well-paying jobs is predatory.
Readers may be interested to know that a female black rhinoceros played an important part in the struggle to clean up corrupt elections in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1958.
There are two broad measurements of happiness: first, the ups and downs of daily emotions, and second, an individual's overall evaluation of life.
For all intents and purposes, Glass is a technological extension of the human body - or so Google would have us believe.
One of the numerous "scandal" stories in the news this week is the revelation that the IRS supposedly "targeted" conservative political groups for special attention and tax audits.
In the village where we stayed, we heard stories of a "fishing commune" nearby. That description demanded that we investigate.
But the critical mechanism of "exploitation" so central to a meaningful, class-based analysis is completely absent.