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As a senior at Mepham High School in Bellmore, I’m excited that ERASE Racism has launched a Long Island-wide public discussion called “How Do We Build a Just Long Island?” more
Nancy Pelosi to Donald Trump: “No.” Sorry if you’re in the first bloom of youth, girlfriends. The ground under your tight, smooth butts is shifting. more
The next few weeks will tell whether there is any chance for Congress and President Trump to come to terms on an immigration policy that makes sense. The past few months have seen far too much brinkmanship . . . more
The contradictory narratives of the Jan. 18 confrontation in Washington, D.C., between a teen in a Make America Great Again hat and an indigenous rights activist led to a week of fury and misunderstanding. more
I was looking for a sharp stick the other night, because I had promised myself that I would rather poke myself in the eye than watch another Donald Trump pop-up press briefing. more
I confess to being a history buff. Every time something happens in the political world, it reminds me of something similar that happened in yesterday’s political world. Back in 1954 . . . more
Last year I learned of an extraordinary young boy from Long Island, Brandon VonBargen. Brandon, then a third-grader at Bayville School, was diagnosed in January with APML, a form of leukemia. more
We don’t need the KGB, ISIS terrorists or Chinese hackers to threaten our lives. No way. We Americans are doing a pretty good job of killing ourselves. more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s recent State of the State address was an impressive presentation of his accomplishments over the past eight years and his . . . more
New York, along with the rest of the nation, is in the middle of a deadly opioid epidemic. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that the average life expectancy of Americans continued a three-year decline driven by deaths from overdoses. The rate of overdose deaths involving opioids other than methadone increased by 45 percent from 2016 to 2017. more
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