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I am hoping to find a new American dream in 2014

I am hoping to find a new American dream in 2014 An American dream that embraces the world but does not try to control it An American dream that understands that soccer is more important than football An American dream … Continue reading

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Bridging the gap

Economic opportunity, a goal worth pursuing The numbers are staggering.  Wealth,  defined as the assets in society, are controlled by a small part of the population both in the United States and the world. In our country, 20% of the … Continue reading

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Government shutdown insane

Causing public and private pain The direct and indirect impact of the ‘alleged partial’ federal government shutdown is staggering and devastating. I have been collecting stories and data. There is a chance that by the time you read this, the … Continue reading

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How do we measure up?

They are watching and listening The trends in technology and corporatization are challenging all of humankind to fight for creativity, privacy and the freedom to be more than the sum of our parts. We may be losing this war! The … Continue reading

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Hello, Mr. President!

Is anyone home? Have you ever tried to call the White House and leave a message? “Don’t invade Syria; when are you going to pass immigration reform; what’s for dinner?” On Sunday of Labor Day Weekend, Rev. Sharline Fulton asked … Continue reading

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Culture is the force of identity

Latino or Dominican or American America is experiencing an identity crisis. It is not only the issue of immigration reform on the front burner but the cultural identity of our country. Finally, we might really embrace jalapenos as an American … Continue reading

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Save the children

Save the world As we head toward another school year, Philadelphia public schools may not open on time because of a lack of money.  Allentown as well as Philadelphia has laid off hundreds of teachers and other public school staff … Continue reading

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Stand your ground, Trayvon

Your spirit is in our hands Trayvon Martin was killed because George Zimmerman had a gun in his hands. Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon’s mother, spoke in Philadelphia at a meeting of the National Urban League on Friday, July 26. Fulton asked … Continue reading

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Change only comes with demand

Hope, tension, resistance and struggle are key How often have you found changing something in your life to be difficult or impossible? And before you can even want personal change, there must be some level of admission that you are … Continue reading

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The wrong people are saving America

Our social and economic needs can only be addressed by affected communities A new community of wealthy individuals now identifying themselves as “social innovators” have decided to be the saviors of America. Many are looking for meaning in their lives … Continue reading

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