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An American in Cuba: Taking in Havana's cultural and culinary offerings

 05/18/2017 - 11:02
La figura casi mítica de José Martí está presente en la idiosincracia del pueblo cubano. Aquí su estatua en el Parque Central de La Habana. Foto: Eli Siegel. 
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Navigating the cultural divide in a country once off limits for American visitors can be tricky, but with travel restrictions lowered thanks to President Obama's changes and a bit of preparation Americans can now enjoy the capital city's wide variety of cultural delights like a native. 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 11:45am
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The tour’s focus was Old Havana (La Habana Vieja), which was founded by the Spaniards in the early 1500s as the central stopping point between the Old and New Worlds. Eli Siegel. 

[OP-ED]: America needs more immigrants, not fewer

 04/20/2017 - 09:50
Image courtesy Gleason Partners, of Las Vegas, for a design for the future wall between Mexico and the United States. EFE
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President Trump appears to have softened his position on NATO, free trade, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the advice of generals, and whether China is a currency manipulator.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:30am
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Image courtesy Gleason Partners, of Las Vegas, for a design for the future wall between Mexico and the United States. EFE

[OP-ED]: Is your phone eavesdropping on your conversation about cannibalism? Mine may have.

 03/08/2017 - 18:41

Schutt investigates -- with dark humor -- how cannibalism works within different animal species and how it’s understood by humans of different nations, cultures and religions. Somehow he makes the subject fascinating, rather than gruesome.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

If you were to read biology professor Bill Schutt’s new book “Cannibalism: A Perfectly Natural History,” you’d have lots to talk about at the dinner table.

There are, for instance, sections on how cannibalism is portrayed in popular culture, news stories and historical texts. Schutt investigates -- with dark humor -- how cannibalism works within different animal species and how it’s understood by humans of different nations, cultures and religions. Somehow he makes the subject fascinating, rather than gruesome.

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Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 7:10am
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Schutt investigates -- with dark humor -- how cannibalism works within different animal species and how it’s understood by humans of different nations, cultures and religions. Somehow he makes the subject fascinating, rather than gruesome.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[OP-ED]:Your teens might be more exposed than you think to alcohol-related content

 03/07/2017 - 14:25
According to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, which surveyed both over-21 adults and people younger, almost one in three youngsters said they saw alcohol-related content online in the previous month.

Moms and dads: Do you know what your teen is doing on the internet right now?

It’s never easy to tell with kids always on their phones and plugged in to the newest social media platforms, but they could be tuned in to alcohol advertising.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:02pm
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According to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, which surveyed both over-21 adults and people younger, almost one in three youngsters said they saw alcohol-related content online in the previous month.

Super Bowl Ads Trolling Trump

 02/06/2017 - 04:46
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Advertisements for drinks, cars and avocados have taken aim at the controversial policies championed by the new US president and his team, reported The Guardian.

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Monday, February 6, 2017 - 4:44am
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Airbnb ad campaign for SuperBowl targeted Trump's Travel Ban

Larry Krasner: an underdog who came out on top in the DA race

 05/17/2017 - 20:07
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Larry Krasner has won the democratic primary for district attorney in Philadelphia.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 8:00pm
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Trump Runs First Television Ad Campaign in Pennsylvania

 08/22/2016 - 07:40
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Marketing Alcohol To Women

 01/03/2011 - 13:27
Marketing Alcohol To Women
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 You may best
know Eva Longoria as Gabrielle Solis on "Desperate Housewives," but
though I've never watched her television show, I see her as an important role
model for women.

                       Lea en Español  Alcohol comercializado a mujeres

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