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May Day brings back fond memories

One of my favorite holidays with lovely connotations, May Day has a long history throughout the world in its various iterations. When I think of the day, I see...


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Focus on policies, not personalities

Of this nation’s 44 presidents in 225 years, no presidency held more promise than that of Herbert Hoover (1929-1933). Orphaned at age eight, he was one of the...


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Congress steps toward blended military retirement

By Tom Philpott Congress on Thursday took a first, perhaps historic step toward phasing out the 20-year-or-bust retirement system the U.S. military has used to...


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Japan-U.S. trade deal advances – with Pacific and global

While much of the media and many politicians have become obsessed with the nuclear negotiations involving Iran, unrelated and also underreported talks have achieved...


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