The role of today's government in food policy
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Paternalistic Harvard administrators consider the extension of the smoking ban on campus, making it much more difficult for some students to smoke.
Despite some progress in women's rights, the balance between career and family can still be difficult to strike.
Journalists and international officials have markedly ignored the modern history of Guatemala. The nation’s past includes a long list of wrongs against the indigenous peoples of the country, including exploitation by wealthy, mixed-race landowners and government complicity in discriminatory practices. However, until the 1983 publishing of Quiché leader Rigoberta Menchú’s controversial autobiography, the attention of the world was rarely drawn to the bloodshed and activism happening in Central America.
A recent undersea archaeological discovery exposes deficiencies in how international law deals with found treasure.
The fact that Gorbachev is associated with the dissolution of the Soviet Union has made him a much admired man in the West, a near hero. His role is the reunification of Germany and the ‘liberation’ from Soviet overlordship of the remainder of Eastern Europe earned him a Nobel Peace prize in 1990. However in the much diminished successor state of the Soviet Union, the Russian Federation, Gorbachev is seen in a very different light. Thus a chasm exists in the perception of Gorbachev as a person and as a politician between Russia and the West.
After a Long Career, Dodd Says “Goodbye” Senator Dodd (D), Chairman of the Senate Banking Committee and longest serving Senator in Connecticut’s history, left his coveted office tucked away in the Capitol Building for the last time on January 2, 2011. January 2 marks the last day that Dodd, and the other members of the Senate, will be able to ... Read More
Disgrace is the only word apt to describe Governor Charlie Crist these days. After being passed up as John McCain’s VP choice, perhaps the apex of his political success, Crist decided to abandon running for reelection for the governorship of Florida, a position he would likely have won easily. Instead, Crist continued a lifelong power-grab, running for the US Senate ... Read More