—Peter J. Spiro
The unexpected result in the British referendum hit the news like a thunderclap. As the financial markets tumble, few will escape Brexit’s consequences. But none will feel Brexit more than those whose employment and residential security have been contingent on the UK’s continued EU membership. An estimated 3 million citizens of other EU member states live in the UK. Meanwhile, 1.3 million Brits live in other EU member states.
—Peter J. Spiro
Not surprisingly, polls show that upward of 70 percent of American women nationally now rate Trump unfavorably. Perhaps what is surprising, however, is that Trump has done relatively well among Republican women.
A Bernie Sanders Approved NYU Press Reading List
Should Donald Trump or Ted Cruz win the presidency, they are guaranteed to make life hell for millions of undocumented human beings living in and working extremely hard in this country, and their plans would fail dismally — but that failure would undoubtedly prove to be a horror all its own.
On April 18, 1943, the plans to build Stuyvesant Town were first made public. The plans called for the construction on an eighteen-block area that could house 11,250 middle-income World War II veterans and their families. How times have changed.
Five years on, the excruciating tragedy of 74 elementary students who drowned near the Okawa elementary school in the tsunami caused by the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011 resonates painfully.
So, the inevitable finally happened, Ben Carson finally conceded that he doesn’t “see a political path forward” for his campaign.
The lead contamination crisis in Flint provides a tragic object lesson of how much beyond our health care system, the deadly tentacles of unconscious racism reach to create health disparities.