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Trump’s Economy Is Strong. Obama’s Was Better.
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Trump’s Economy Is Strong. Obama’s Was Better.

BY FROMA HARROP “We’re doing trade deals that are going to get you so much business you’re not even going to believe it,” President Trump told an American Farm Bureau Federation meeting in January. The attendees cheered. Meanwhile, farmer income for the first three months of this year fell almost $12 billion. Farmers account for…

Trees Capture Carbon And Dollars
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Trees Capture Carbon And Dollars

BY FROMA HARROP The last Friday in April is National Arbor Day. You knew that, didn’t you? Born in the Victorian era, Arbor Day began mainly as a gentle reminder to admire trees as things of beauty. As an environmental observance, it has been upstaged by the more comprehensive Earth Day [itself now almost 50…

Paris And New York Are United By Urban Horror
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Paris And New York Are United By Urban Horror

BY FROMA HARROP Many of us watching the inferno at Notre Dame de Paris felt that 9/11 dread. This week, as nearly 18 years ago, the news channels kept looping the same horrific video of towers collapsing. At the end, the medieval cathedral remained mostly standing while the twin towers at New York’s World Trade…

Change Is Coming To Health Care. Vote Wisely.
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Change Is Coming To Health Care. Vote Wisely.

BY FROMA HARROP It’s a solid bet that our health care future won’t look quite like the present. Whether the outcome would be good or bad for the average working stiff will depend a great deal on who is president after the 2020 election. If Donald Trump is re-elected, we know where health coverage for…

Is The U.S. Full? Wrong Question
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Is The U.S. Full? Wrong Question

BY FROMA HARROP “Our country is full,” President Trump said in regard to the immigration debate. Is this true? That depends. Some parts seem full, and some parts are definitely not. What the United States does need is a smart conversation on population. Nearly every point made in this “America, full or not?” discussion bears…

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