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Checking-In Can Now Lead to Checking-Out

April 17, 2017
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Checking-In Can Now Lead to Checking-Out

Immigrants in the U.S. who do not have the proper papers know they are at risk. It is the risk they took when they crossed the border or overstayed a visa.

There are actions people take to blend in with …

Is Turkey About to Vote to End its Democracy?

April 14, 2017
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Is Turkey About to Vote to End its Democracy?

The United Kingdom chose to leave the European Union. Turkey is about to choose whether to end its democracy.

A referendum is set for this Sunday, April 16, 2017. If the citizens vote “Yes,” there will be a big change. …

Slavery in Sorting Italian Grapes for Wine

April 13, 2017
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Slavery in Sorting Italian Grapes for Wine

No doubt, Italian wine is good. The story behind that bottle may not be so good. In fact, it is a tale of modern slavery.

The job is picking and sorting grapes. Women do it. Sometimes they do it for …

Immigration and the Power of American States

April 12, 2017
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Immigration and the Power of American States

The struggle goes back to the writing of the Constitution. Thirteen colonies became the first thirteen states of America. The Constitution became the governing document. It spelled out the rights of the individual (the Bill of Rights). As important, it …

Does Race Matter? Ferguson, Missouri Re-Elects a White Mayor

April 11, 2017
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Does Race Matter? Ferguson, Missouri Re-Elects a White Mayor

Ferguson is where the “Black Lives Matter” campaign began. A police officer killed a young unarmed black man in Ferguson. Facts about the case differ. The District Attorney did not charge the police officer.

Other incidents followed. The incidents Included …

Syria: The Feel Good Moment — What Happens Next?

April 10, 2017
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Syria: The Feel Good Moment — What Happens Next?

President Trump showed he could change his mind about views he has held for a long time.  He showed he could make a big decision.

The result was American missiles landing on an air base in Syria. The strike made …

For Slaughtering  a Cow in India You Might Get Life in Jail

April 7, 2017
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For Slaughtering  a Cow in India You Might Get Life in Jail

A few days ago, a group of radical Hindus killed a Muslim. His crime, he was transporting cattle. The incident took place in Rajasthan. Cows, religion, politics, and violence sometimes come together in India.

India exports meat. A huge …

Syria Murders its Citizens, World Outrage, Diplomacy. – Will Anything Happen?

April 6, 2017
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Syria Murders its Citizens, World Outrage, Diplomacy. – Will Anything Happen?

Force is the last choice. That is the view of most nations. The U.S. used force in Iraq. Russia used force in the Crimea and the Ukraine. Now Syria has again used poisoned gas against its people.

How to end …

The H-1B Visa: Good Idea or Scam?

April 5, 2017
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The H-1B Visa: Good Idea or Scam?

What starts off as a good idea can become an industry. The H-1B visa program is one such good idea that has become an industry.

The program started in 1990. The reason for it was a shortage of skilled workers …

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