Movie Review Paul Rusesabagina was the manager of a luxury hotel when Hutu nationalists began murdering their Tutsi countrymen during the Rwandan civil war 10 years ago.
NEW YORK — About 70 percent of kids today live in a home with at least one video game player and 33 percent have one in their bedrooms. It’s a billion-dollar industry — $7 billion in 2003 — and even the most violent are marketed to kids as young as 7 or 8, according to five leading parent, church and women’s groups.
Q: As you know, the Soviet Union existed for 70 years and its economy could not support itself. What makes you think that socialism in the U.S. is going to work better than it did in the Soviet Union?
Opinion As the United States moves into the 21st century, nowhere are the long-term adverse consequences of its political choices during the previous century more in evidence than in health care.
Opinion Sometimes the news makes me laugh out loud. Here’s a good one: “On Social Security,” reported The New York Times last week, “45 percent said a proposal to permit people to invest their Social Security withholding money in private accounts was a bad idea; 49 percent said it was a good idea.”
Opinion I think that it is fair to say that most of us were taken aback by the audacity of the action. A few short weeks prior to the November presidential election, it was announced that the Internal Revenue Service was investigating the NAACP to see whether they had violated their tax exempt/tax deductible status (their 501(c)(3) designation).
'Seeger understood early the power of song as a force for social change.' Pete Seeger turned 85 last May 3 and could be forgiven if he hung up his five-string banjo and relaxed with his wife Toshi at their home up the Hudson River in Beacon, New York. But that is not Pete Seeger’s way.
UNICEF’s annual State of the World’s Children report presents a grim picture for the holiday season. The United Nation Children’s Fund reports that more than half of all children face deprivation as a result of poverty, war and the HIV/AIDS crisis.
Workers’ Correspondence After 35 years of service in the New Haven, Conn., community, Atrium Plaza, otherwise known as Winthrop Health Care, one of the city’s largest nursing homes with a population of 240 beds and 285 employees, has closed its doors to the public.
The declining dollar is featured on business and editorial pages from The New York Times to local newspapers, and it has even made it onto television’s “The Daily Show.”