User Profile: Heather Cohu
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How much longer can the Fed’s preventive economic stimulus hold off the next recession? [Read more]
[L]angston Hughes compares “a dream deferred” to a “raisin in the sun.” The pyromaniac-in-chief is currently doing the same to the American dream.
The limited recognition of the attacks on the part of American officials partly stems from their struggle to admit that terrorism can also be a domestic ill.
As planned, John Kerry, the French-speaking and Francophile U.S. secretary of state, did what was necessary on Friday in Paris to demonstrate U.S. solidarity [Read more]
<i>This major American newspaper has chosen not to disseminate the French weekly’s cartoons, judging them to be “needlessly insulting,” a decision that has provoked much criticism.</i>
They hesitated. All day long. Some published them, only later to remove them. In the end, most major American print media [Read more]
Half a century! More than 50 years were needed for two countries, which were prepared to fight to the finish up until the use of the atomic bomb was considered, to re-establish diplomatic relations. The road to “normalizing” relations is still only beginning. Some prisoners have been released (incarcerated for such [Read more]
Behind the tragedies in Ferguson, Cleveland, New York and Phoenix is the question of racism, but also the question posed by the incredible deference this society pays to the omnipotence of police officers.
In the first part of his “I Have A Dream” speech, Martin Luther King, Jr. wonders about the conditions [Read more]