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- How to Honor the Kids Who Died at Sandy Hook / John Stoehr
If President Obama treats gun violence as a public health issue, he’ll make more progress.
- Neighbors Don’t Let Neighbors Frack / Melissa Tuckey
Extracting natural gas through hydraulic fracturing threatens all that’s good about my upstate New York community.
- Torturing Obama’s Legacy / Jim Hightower
Is the president wavering on his opposition to “enhanced interrogation”?
- The Season for Mindless Consumerism / Jill Richardson
This Christmas, put your money to better use than thoughtless gift-giving.
- These Boots Were Made for Waiting / Emily Schwartz Greco and William A. Collins
Delay and denial are standard operating procedures when it comes to how the government cares for vets.
- For Retail Workers, Time Is Money / Marjorie E. Wood
A new law in San Francisco to curb erratic scheduling practices could be the first of many.
- ‘Tis the Season to Over-Consume / Khalil Bendib
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