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August 2, 2017
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Venezuela Heads Down the Dark Road to Dictatorship

The people of Venezuela voted on a referendum to draft a new constitution. What was the outcome of the referendum? Was the outcome surprising? [The ruling party won the referendum. The

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July 31, 2017
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The North Korean Plan for Victory

North Korea thinks nuclear weapons will make it too powerful for the U.S. to threaten it or engage in nuclear war with it. What do readers think?

Some experts believe North Korea has “a …

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July 24, 2017
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Made in America Week. There are No Maids in America. What?

Last week was “Made in America” week. What is this event celebrating?

H-2B visas are used for hiring foreign temporary workers. …


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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