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    Can't afford to care

    08/19/2014 10:45 PM EDT
    In the early 20th century the average person lived into their early 40s. 
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    Lasting rites
    08/18/2014 11:51 PM EDT - I recently rediscovered "Finding Nemo." We've had an unusually sad stretch of news lately: roiling conflict and bloodshed in Gaza, wholly unnecessary civil war in Ukraine, yet another killing of an unarmed African-American teen, and the heartrending death of one of my favorite comedic actors. Full Story

    Generational differences in how we view sustainability?
    08/17/2014 08:49 PM EDT - The 2009 Bolivian constitution created a sustainable development world model based on the principles of Suma Qamana. Full Story

    Let's stand together
    08/17/2014 08:49 PM EDT - Poll after poll shows that the American people are united in their anger and frustration with the status quo. Full Story

    Militarizing the police
    08/14/2014 09:28 PM EDT - Over the past few years, we have begun to witness a callousness towards human life develop among law enforcement personnel and agencies. Full Story

    Enough with the hypocrisy
    08/13/2014 09:53 PM EDT - As politicians in the western world elevate their demands for punishment and retribution against Russia for the downing of a Malaysian jet over eastern Ukraine, they are once again exhibiting signs of selective memories and hypocrisy driven by hubris. Full Story

    Not enough profit
    08/12/2014 09:33 PM EDT - While the media and politicians are debating whether or not to use an experimental vaccine for the deadly Ebola virus, they are not dealing with the core reason why there is no vaccine now. Full Story

    Fostering an environment of continuous improvement
    08/10/2014 10:06 PM EDT - Recent media reports have suggested that the staff of the Brattleboro Retreat have not been forthcoming about the contents of a letter, called a "notice of termination," received by the hospital from the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on July 8. Full Story

    Puzzling over the Reformer's motto
    08/07/2014 09:56 PM EDT - Regular readers may have noticed that every day, in the "masthead" of this newspaper (the listing of key personnel in the top left-hand corner of the editorial page), there appears the following slogan or motto: An independent newspaper, dedicated to conservation and progress in public and humane affairs. Full Story

    'Drafting Error' may wreck Obamacare
    08/06/2014 09:28 PM EDT - The future of Obamacare is hanging by a legal thread, thanks to what its supporters have passed off as a mere "drafting error." Full Story

    Woman pays fine for climbing into giraffe pen

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — A California woman who got kicked in the face after trying to climb into the giraffe exhibit at a Madison zoo has paid a fine and apologized. Full Story
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    Dominican Republic bans Miley Cyrus concert

    SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Dominican Republic government commission that oversees public performances is banning a Sept. Full Story