It is time to stand up and demand that our public places and spaces have clean, working, water fountains. Even today, when our tap water is remarkably safe and inexpensive, we need water in our public areas.
Charles Schumer, in a speech to the Orthodox Union, said that it "makes sense" to "strangle [the Palestinians in Gaza] economically." I tried to imagine how a young Palestinian-American living in New York might feel.
After spending $50 billion, now the U.S. wants Iraq to take the lead in rebuilding itself. Several experts told me recently they want Iraq's women to play a prominent role in rebuilding the nation's crippled economy. Why women?
The pressurized lives some high school seniors have been leading can take a toll; they maintain their perfectionist momentum for the first year of college, or two, and then little cracks start to show up in the façade.