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Case Study: Mexico

When Wealth Does Not Bring Health

December 15, 2017
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When Wealth Does Not Bring Health

Poor people in poor countries want to have what rich people in rich countries have. But they say, “Wait, I do not want to be fat and diabetic!”

But that is often what happens. Mexico is an example. Mexico was

Why China is a Time Bomb

December 13, 2017
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Why China is a Time Bomb

China has the fastest growing economy in the world. This has been true for more than twenty years. It is now a country of w6ealth. But it is still a country of poverty.

Economists know there will...

News Analysis

Jerusalem at the Center of a Storm

December 11, 2017
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Jerusalem at the Center of a Storm

Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. But until last week, no nation agreed. Then U.S. President Trump did what no one else would. He said, “Jerusalem is the capital of Israel.”

Most of the world said Trump...

More disaster ahead in Yemen

An Evil Man Dies — a War Goes On

December 6, 2017
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An Evil Man Dies — a War Goes On

Ali Abdullah Saleh was the ruthless ruler of Yemen for thirty-three years. His leadership was corrupt and brutal. He made millions of dollars for himself...

Did Russia Try to Help Donald Trump Become President?

December 4, 2017
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Did Russia Try to Help Donald Trump Become President?

It is a question on the minds of many. If Russia tried to help Trump, how did they do it? Were they successful? Was Russia...

The Pope in Myanmar: Do Not Say “Rohingya”

November 29, 2017
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The Pope in Myanmar: Do Not Say “Rohingya”

Pope Frances is in Myanmar (Burma). His goal is to bring his message of faith and peace to the people.

Rakhine is...

America No Longer Leading the World

November 27, 2017
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America No Longer Leading the World

Russia, Turkey, and Iran met in Sochi, Russia to plan the future of Syria and the Middle East. The United States...

America Pulling Up the Welcome Mat

November 22, 2017
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America Pulling Up the Welcome Mat

Fewer foreign tourists and students are coming to America. And that is only the beginning.

Many people want to come to America....

UPDATE

Manus Island: No Asylum, No Food, No Hope

November 20, 2017
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Manus Island: No Asylum, No Food, No Hope

But still, the asylum seekers held on Manus Island stay alive. Even as the spirits and mental health of the men fail.

Features

Eat Like You are Going in For Surgery

Prepare yourself for surgery. These are the same kind of things you can do to be healthy the year round....

Black People and the ‘Vegan Way’

Going vegan (becoming a vegetarian) is not news. That many black people are vegans is not news. But putting a...

Salt and High Blood Pressure are Partners

More Americans than ever have high blood pressure.

The link between salt (sodium) and hypertension (high...

Blood Pressure: Do You Need It?

Yes, you do. If you do not have blood pressure, it means you are dead. So we all need blood...

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