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Challenging Ourselves to Live Inside a Book

Pat LaMarche | Posted 05.06.2013 | Media
Pat LaMarche

Steinbeck's 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath spoke as prophetically then as it does narratively now to the issue of homelessness in 2013. And it's a sad thing to witness in all those states, this fact that nothing's changed -- or if it changed, it's changed right back.

The Future We Want (But Won't Get Unless You Pull Your Socks Up!)

Kelly Rigg | Posted 07.07.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

President Obama, we get that you're concerned about the US losing its competitive advantage in relation to new powerhouses such as China, Brazil and India, but how can you look us in the eye and say that any level of poverty is okay?

Obama's Recess Appointment of Ambassadors to Baku and Ankara Must Be Challenged

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harut Sassounian

Pres. Obama's unilateral appointments of Matthew Bryza as Ambassador to Azerbaijan and Frank Ricciardone as Ambassador to Turkey must be strongly chal...

Next Step: Repeal "DADT" for Mentally Ill Troops

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

I applaud the recent repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. When will that same openness and tolerance come for mentally ill troops?

Tea Partiers Aren't The Only Angry Ones

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

I want the Tea Party to know that they are not the only angry ones in this country. This anger has been brewing for quite a few years. I am angry too

The Time is Now - A Declaration for a Free Arizona

Gihan Perera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Gihan Perera

On Behalf of the day laborers, domestic workers, home care workers, laundry, and debris cleaners, who are the diaspora of the world economy, On Beha...

Obama Should Forfeit his Nobel Prize

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

In a recent letter to Armenian American organizations, Pres. Obama once again played shameful word games with the term genocide.

Who are These Tea Party Protesters?

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joan E. Dowlin

What do you mean when you say "we want our country back?" Who are the "we" and what do you want to go back to?

Who Will Blink First, Armenia or Turkey?

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

For more than a year, many Armenians, both in Armenia and the Diaspora, have vigorously complained to the government about the wisdom of negotiating an agreement with Turkey.

Et Tu Obama? Letter from a Former Admirer

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Mr. President, we are now terribly disappointed because you acted not much differently than your predecessors on the Armenian Genocide issue.

Obama Undermines His Credibility by Not Saying "Genocide" in Ankara

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

It is not clear if Pres. Obama was deceived by the Turks' warnings to third parties not to interfere in the Armenian-Turkish negotiations.

Turkey's Delay Tactics in Opening the Border with Armenia

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

While some people are dismissing Pres. Obama's solemn campaign pledge to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, Turkish leaders have taken the president's promise very seriously.

U.S. Prefers to Leave Iraq Through Jordan and Kuwait, Rather than Turkey

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Turkish officials have been salivating at the opportunity of presenting the United States with a series of demands in return for allowing U.S. troops to leave through Turkey.

"Obameter" Keeps Track of President's Campaign Promises

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Visitors to politifact.com can find out the status of Obama's campaign promises by checking the "Obameter" which is divided into three categories: No Action, In the Works, or Stalled.