"Nexos 2," the exhibition inaugurating the gallery of the Dominican Commission of Culture until Aug. 29, is a chance to connect Dominican artists of the diaspora with others who live and work in the Caribbean island.
Senate Republicans have revised their health bill, in a desperate attempt to get it approved, and their new project has leaked to the media.
It is said that your perception is your reality. This truth is more important to understand than ever since some of us are living in a time when reality is skewed by perceptions shaped by falsehoods from people in power.
Let’s be clear: America is an undertaxed society. Our wants and needs from government -- the two blur -- exceed our willingness to be taxed.
Cleveland police search for Steve Stephens who they say posted videos on Sunday which include claims of other killings.
It isn’t often that economics raises the most profound questions of human existence, but recent work of economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton (husband and wife, both of Princeton University) comes close. You may recall that a few years ago, Case and Deaton reported the startling finding that the death rates of non-Hispanic middle-aged whites had gotten worse — they were dying younger.
There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget.
In an effort to get Congress to vote down the AHCA, the mayor and local officials held a press conference to express their opposition to the bill.
It’s time to take control of Medicaid before it takes control of us. Unless we act -- and there is little evidence that we will -- Medicaid increasingly becomes another mechanism by which government skews spending toward the old and away from the young.
Revisions offer more generous tax credits for older people, earlier repeal of tax increases on higher earners and hand Medicaid powers to states.
Rodriguez Carrión is the first native of Puerto Rico to be awarded the Woodmere Art Museum Purchase Prize. Its work, Exodus, talks about the Puerto Rican diaspora to the US.
Picture the Islamic Republic of Iran. What comes to mind? For the
average American it may be nuclear proliferation, the bombastic President
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, maybe Persian rugs, but not much else. Certainly seven
regular, middle-class people who have been imprisoned for quietly practicing
the Baha'i religion haven't made it onto our radars.
Me? I'm as nice as the next guy. I'll help people pick up dropped parcels, shovel the elderly neighbor's walk, drop a buck in the donation jar, that sort of thing.
But I'm not that nice: I've never once volunteered in a soup kitchen or spent time hanging out with the grannies in the nursing home -- it takes a very, very special person to give away their time or talent to others. Especially when that talent is highly in demand and can be charged at a premium.