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Adding to the Curriculum Amy Mintz , Jenny Pan
Category: Education Published: November 2021
" . . . Asian Pacific American history has been poorly represented or excluded from our K-12 education system . . . and it's time for that to change. . . . "
 
Alzheimer's Alternatives Leigh Hopper
Category: Medicine & Health Published: November 2021
Specialists are examining the role of particulate pollution, the positive impact of healthy lifestyle choices, and testing drugs to prevent the disease in at-risk individuals who are not showing any symptoms.
 
Biden's Debacle on Our Southern Border Mark Morgan
Category: National Affairs Published: November 2021
I have served in Federal law enforcement in various capacities for more than 35 years, under six different Administrations, while I have become numb to the spin and misdirection, I never have seen as blatant a disinformation campaign as this one.
 
Competing Visions of the Global Future Charles W. Kegley Jr. , Gregory A. Raymond
Category: Worldview Published: November 2021
". . . Thinking about different configurations of power can help frame sharper questions about national purposes and priorities. . . . "
 
Finishing Strong Barbara Coombs Lee
Category: Medicine & Health Published: November 2021
"Everything about our current system is designed to resist agency in our dying. It can be hard to achieve the ending you want--harder than you think, but . . . It indeed is possible to finish as strong as we have lived."
 
Getting on Santa's "Nice" List Beth Dessen Duffy
Category: Mind & Body Published: November 2021
Kindness is defined as "the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate." We certainly live in a world that could use more kindness, not only during the holidays, but throughout the year.
 
Giving Thanks Throughout the Centuries Melanie Kirkpatrick
Category: Life in America Published: November 2021
"There are at least seven claimants for the status of first Thanksgiving--in Texas, Virginia, Florida, and Maine."
 
Government's War on COVID Means More American Casualties Jane M. Orient
Category: Political Landscape Published: November 2021
" . . . The intelligence from the FDA, CDC, and other authorities is as reliable as what we had in Afghanistan."
 
Hmm, Now Let Me See . . . Preeti Vasishtha
Category: Economic Observer Published: November 2021
We must hold landlords using discriminatory practices to account, but rental assistance for low-income families is insufficient to meet demand. Private landlords mitigate risk using often discriminatory screening tools to judge tenants' worth.
 
Housing Headaches Randal O'Toole
Category: Economics Published: November 2021
People who care about housing affordability, income inequality, and economic stability, need to recognize that government planners in both the U.S. and China largely are responsible for rising housing prices, income inequality, and economic volatility.
 
Make America America Again Robert J. Bresler
Category: State of the Nation Published: November 2021
". . . Critical race theory and [the] diversity, equity, and inclusion movements have assaulted all in sight. . . ."
 
Making Hospitality More Diverse Alexander Mirza
Category: Back to Business Published: November 2021
"Not all orthodoxies are toxic, but the ones that create massive blind spots ultimately become driving lanes for disruption."
 
Mind Games Richard E. Vatz , Jeffrey A. Schaler
Category: Athletic Arena Published: November 2021
As baseball Hall-of-Famer Yogi Berra once said: "[Sports] is 90% mental; the other half is physical. . . ."
 
Mom and Dad, Guess What? Dolores T. Puterbaugh
Category: Parting Thoughts Published: November 2021
"[Do] you have a precociously sophisticated kid, whose creativity lands with laser-like accuracy on the things most likely to trigger a reaction."
 
Pandemic Makes a Hard Left Jonathan W. Emord
Category: Under the Microscope Published: November 2021
"Pres. Joe Biden and his cohorts expect Americans to give up their freedoms and accept official mandates in servile and robotic obeisance."
 
Preparing for the Worst Marcy Myles-Clark
Category: Dollars & Sense Published: November 2021
Anxiety levels have hit an all-time high during the pandemic, as most people had not planned or perpared for the unexpected consequences, thereby triggering overwhelming amounts of physical, emotional, and financial grief.
 
Shop 'Til Your Fingers Drop Eleanor Simpson , Lauren Venticinque
Category: Gone Shopping Published: November 2021
"With immediate access at the fingertips of U.S. consumers, they spend more time browsing for products online compared to in-store. . . ."
 
Showing Gratitude Eric Lindberg
Category: Psychology Published: November 2021
Thanksgiving is a great time to count your blessings, and evidence shows that being grateful throughout the year can lead to better health and well-being.
 
Taking on Big Tech Carolyn Fischer
Category: Social Media Published: November 2021
"Winning the culture war against Big Tech lies within the power of families and communities; winning the political-economic war is in the province of government."
 
Targeting Law Enforcement Chris Sajnog
Category: Law & Justice Published: November 2021
". . . Law enforcement officers should stop [being trained to shoot] at targets of human shapes that pose no threat and start requiring decisionmaking as part of the qualification process. . . ."
 
The Hoax Is on Us Roger Kimball
Category: American Thought Published: November 2021
" . . . To understand the Jan. 6 insurrection hoax, you also have to understand that other long-running hoax, the Russia collusion narrative."
 
The Many Talented Men of "The Third Man" Wes D. Gehring
Category: Reel World Published: November 2021
This film noir "has attracted attention for breaking the old maxim of 'too many cooks spoil the broth.' "
 
Welcome Home: A Portrait of East Baltimore, 1975-80
Category: Focus Published: November 2021
The exhibition is an exploration of one resilient community as seen through the lens of three women photographers.
 
What a Holiday! George Selgin
Category: USA Yesterday Published: November 2021
The nationwide banking holiday marked the turning point of the Great Depression. [The] recovery would not have been possible had the public not been convinced not only to quit withdrawing money from their banks, but to start putting it back in.
 
Will Winter Games Bring Same Summer Selfishness? Jonathan W. Emord
Category: Athletic Arena Published: November 2021
"The Olympic goal is to channel nationalism in ways that inspire peace and good sportsmanship, not serve as a forum to stoke the flames of social and political discord."
 
Yuletide Jewish Elvis? Alex Bernstein
Category: Literary Scene Published: November 2021
"Christmas Eve--a packed auditorium. Every Jewish person in town is here because it's social--a good event, a good charity, and what else do these people have to do tonight?"