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Feb 14 2013
HeritageÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s DeMint: Nation CanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t Afford ObamaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Ã¢â‚¬ËœWish ListÃ¢â‚¬â„¢
In his first Newsmax TV interview since leaving Congress to lead the Heritage Foundation, former Sen. Jim DeMint said that Americans are smart enough to know that President Barack Obamas State of the Union speech was nothing more “than a wish list that we cant afford and that the president cant get done.
“He talked about a lot of wonderful things that wed love to do as a country Ã¢â‚¬âNewsmax (News)
Mar 17 2020
ROTC at black colleges? How Pentagon aims to diversify military brass.
The U.S. military’s enlistees reflect the nation’s growing racial and ethnic diversity. Not so among the officers corps, and that’s a challenge for the Pentagon. Officer training on college campuses may be the answer.
As a first-generation college student in Texas, George Bolton was hooked on an Army career through the stories of the Buffalo soldiers, the black cavalry units formed inChristian Science Monitor
Apr 06 2015
Jeb Bush admits mistake: He's not Hispanic
Jeb Bush is not Hispanic, even if he somehow said so on an old voter registration form.
The New York Times obtained a copy of Bush’s 2009 voter registration application from the Miami-Dade County Elections Department in which the former Florida governor marked “Hispanic” in the section asking about race and ethnicity.
Bush is a scion of one of America’s best-known politicalUSA TODAY
Mar 10 2020
When fear goes viral: Battling prejudice in Chinatown
Fear of COVID-19 can fan racism. But our reporter finds that communities around the world are countering prejudice with acts of kindness and gratitude.
It’s lunchtime at New Golden Gate seafood restaurant in Boston’s Chinatown. Amid fears of the new coronavirus, just two of its tables are occupied. In a back corner, two waiters sit as listless as the lobsters inside a nearby tank.Christian Science Monitor
Feb 26 2021
Perspectives: Amazon Removes Book About Transgender Issues
Amazon is under scrutiny for removing a book about transgender issues from its platforms. The book, "When Harry Became Sally: Responding to the Transgender Moment," was published in 2018 and has at times spurred controversy for purportedly pushing transphobia. According to coverage from all sides of the spectrum, Amazon has declined multiple media requests to explain the removal as of FridayThe Independent Wall Street Journal (News) National Review
Oct 22 2014
Inside San Francisco's housing crisis
On a typical day, St. Anthony's, a soup kitchen in San Francisco, serves up to 2,400 meals. Though the city is in the midst of an economic boom, the line for the dining room is often so long that guests have to wait in a nearby auditorium.
The people coming through St. Anthony's are increasingly diverse. When the soup kitchen first started serving free meals in the 1950s, most of theVox
The Austin American-Statesman is the major daily newspaper for Austin, the capital city of Texas. It is owned by Cox Enterprises. The newspaper places focus on issues affecting Austin and the Central Texas region.
Oct 02 2019
Harvard won, but battle over race-based admissions isn’t finished
How long will race be viewed as a relevant factor in admissions? A decision in favor of Harvard this week upholds affirmative action, but a number of forces at work could accelerate a shift away from it.
Afederal judge decided this week that Harvard does not discriminate against Asian American applicants. But the Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard case – expected toChristian Science Monitor
Mar 18 2020
Amid coronavirus, Iraq aims for a higher politics
A prime minister-designate tries to form a government that lives up to young people’s democratic ideals – and protects Iraqis from the virus outbreak.
With courage and elbow-bump caution, lawmakers around the world are trying to carry on their work during the pandemic. The machinery of government still needs the grease of politics. This is particularly true in Iraq where a 17-yearChristian Science Monitor
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Pacific Research Institute
The Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy (PRI) is a California-based free-market think tank founded in 1979 to promote "the principles of individual freedom and personal responsibility" through policies that emphasize a free economy, private initiative, and limited government. The Pacific Research Institute has been associated with other politically conservative