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Have you heard of Ida Tarbell? In 1903 she wrote a series of pieces for McClure’s magazine about the monopolistic practices of the Standard Oil Company under the ownership of John D. Rockefeller. As a result of her investigative reporting . . . more
Last Friday, President Trump moved to eliminate the last remnants of the Obama administration, prosecutors at the Justice Department. The president ordered the 46 holdover U.S. attorneys to . . . more
The old saying, “The apple never falls far from the tree,” is accurate in my case. To know anything about me, you have to get to know a little bit about the women who came before me. You need to know their stories. more
Imagine you’re the parent of a transgender child attending public school. You and your child have already had more than your share of grief, knowing that you live in a culture that doesn’t always understand or welcome difference . . . more
In his first address to Congress, President Trump once again offered a glimpse of why Americans voted for him to lead this nation. He delivered an inspiring speech calling for . . . more
Around 1 p.m. on March 2, I stepped through the emergency room’s wide, sliding-glass doors into the cold, where a Nassau County police ambulance was parked, and the memories rushed back. more
It was America, in its earliest days. The settlers were religious and community-minded, good people who cared for their children and worked desperately to survive in a forbidding environment. They were settlers of the Massachusetts Bay Colony . . . more
What was the Democratic Party’s position on immigration that was strongly advocated by former President Bill Clinton, and was widely cheered by his party, in his address to Congress on Jan. 24, 1995? more
Among Norman Rockwell’s most famous paintings are his “Freedom of Speech” series. One of them depicts an average citizen standing up at a town hall meeting . . . more
My first crush. As a senior in high school, I’d say it was on a girl named Kristen. She laughed when I told jokes, we both ran track and my friends all thought she was pretty. more
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