The Police Problem can be Easily Solved. The First Step is Wanting to solve it
The strange thing about the crime rate is, it can be lowered by either one of two things, increased police presence in high-crime areas, or the arrest of key officers participating in corruption that maintains high-crime in that same area.
Green Party Stance: Hawkins, Nader Speak at Campaign Rally
Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for governor, said Oct. 25 that the recent statement by Gov. Cuomo that the state's health study on fracking will be completed by the end of the year means it is highly likely he will give a green light to fracking in New York, but won’t say so before election day. read story
Good News or More Hype?
One outcome of the 2007-2010 housing market meltdown was that people, especially those with less wealth, found it more difficult to buy homes. With high unemployment (now dropping), flat incomes, and the requirement to put 20 percent down on a loan, homeownership had become an unattainable goal for many. read story
The "Meaning" of America
I can remember very well the innocence of my youth and the lessons of civics and citizenship I devoured while in grade school. It could rightly be said that I was a student of history and of government, and it wouldn't be until age and numerous disappointing experiences tempered my willingness to accept, without question, the philosophies that "made America great." read story
What If the Ebola Epidemic Hit France?
(TriceEdneyWire.com) - When it comes to matters of trade and economics, experts are eager to speak of “globalization”. People are keen to talk about the dissolution of borders and the many ways that countries work together across the globe read story
Readers Write: "An open letter To Rich Funke"
Editors Note: Betty DeFazio, executive director of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York's Action Fund Political Committe,has written the following letter to Republican Senate candidate Rich Funke, regarding his position on the Women's Equality Act: read story