The European debt crisis goes back to the end of the roaring '90s when the banks were flush with money and looking for ways to raise their bottom lines.
Sara's passion for knowledge never waned, and she was especially well read in current events. Her absence is deeply felt by all who knew her.
We saw from the very beginning that we would have to build a mass protest movement to to free Howard Morgan, and we did just that.
President Obama's request to authorize use of military force against the so-called Islamic State opens unhappy comparisons with earlier misguided U.S. military ventures.
President Obama cautioned us not to judge the more than a billion and half Muslims by the actions of relatively few violent extremists.
Lilo Heller, a Holocaust survivor, was born in Germany in 1921 and witnessed the rise of Nazism.
"The poor you have with you always." Jesus is said to have spoken these words, but he certainly didn't mean that his followers should aim to keep it that way.
It was James's life experiences - the economic hardship and decline of the post-industrial era - that led him to socialism and compelled him to care for those around him.
Some of the commentary from the left on President's Obama's recent State of the Union address struck me as too negative, even cynical in a few instances.
We are headed to a world where just one percent of the population own and control more than all the rest of us combined.