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Entries by Alan Singer from 07/2012

Higher Education for the 21st Century

| Posted 07.03.2012 | Education

If higher education is going to prepare Americans for any type of future, reform is desperately needed. These are my short-term and long-range proposals.

Exploring Brooklyn's Role in the Struggle to End Slavery

| Posted 07.10.2012 | New York

The Brooklyn Historical Society, the Weeksville Heritage Center and the Irondale Ensemble Project are teaming up to rediscover the story of and present to the public Brooklyn's role in the struggle to abolish slavery in the United States.

Windsor Terrace Residents Ask "Where Will We Shop?"

| Posted 07.23.2012 | New York

Unfortunately for us, many other community residents, and for the approximately 50 people who worked there, our Key Food closed for good in the middle of June and will be replaced by a Walgreen pharmacy sometime in early 2013.

Open Up Presidential Debates to Third-Party Candidates

| Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

Maybe some of you are interested in other candidates. Why are the Democrats and Republicans afraid to debate them? Why is the media complicit in keeping them off of the air?