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But truth be told, when I crunched the numbers, a farmers' market meal made of roasted local pasture-raised chicken, baked potatoes and steamed broccoli cost less than four meals at Burger King...
Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, child abuse or intimate partner violence, affects more than 32 million Americans and can take many forms. While physical abuse is...
...more is required for a life to be truly human than enough food and drink, clothing and shelter to survive... A fully human life also requires rights to meaningful work and to safe and healthful...
The idea behind the livable communities movement promotes quality of life, economic development, and social equality. How do you take those concepts and translate them into workable ideas for...
Teaching can be one of the most rewarding and frustrating career choices a person can make. Teachers and administrators in today's education system are faced with a host of ever-changing policies...
The major purpose of our book is to get us in touch with the ways we employ aggression and passion to meet our personal needs and to achieve our ambitions, goals and dreams.  Experiencing our...
Twenty-nine years after AIDS was first recognized by the CDC, HIV/AIDS remains a global pandemic. In 2007, it was estimated that 33.2 million people live with HIV/AIDS worldwide, and that AIDS killed...
The opposition to an Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero ignited a new wave of discussion about religious tolerance in our country. In a nation where religious freedom is cherished, why is it...
Among the many contributions of African-Americans to our national life, one seems almost incidental: the intense interest in genealogy.  The appearance in 1976 of the book “Roots” by...
Anyone’s life, if lived fully and expressed well, could be molded into good literature.  But few people take the time, nurture the voice and develop the proper distance and self-...