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Will You Wed Work Till Death Do You Part?
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Will You Wed Work Till Death Do You Part?

BY FROMA HARROP Many Americans now face retirement, hearts full of dreams, bank accounts full of nothing. For them, those Wall Street ads showing silver-haired couples sailing warm blue seas may seem aspirations beyond their grasp. Instead, they may find themselves the 72-year-old hired to drive the platinum couple from the airport to the docks….

America Creates Industry To Clean Up Massacres
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America Creates Industry To Clean Up Massacres

BY FROMA HARROP America woke up Monday to news of the biggest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. As of last count, 59 dead, hundreds wounded. And you know what jumped into my head? Oh, another one. Took place in Las Vegas? Uh-huh. Horrifying? Yes. Shocking? No. But something made this story stand out. It was the…

Single-Payer Health Care Should Not Be A Religion
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Single-Payer Health Care Should Not Be A Religion

BY FROMA HARROP The latest Republican push to essentially kill the Affordable Care Act through lawmaking is dead. Setting a time bomb to blow up current ObamaCare benefits in 2027 would have been sneaky, sneaky. Where were Democrats in all this? They were mostly on the sidelines letting Graham-Cassidy head for oblivion on its own…

Not Saving Is The American Way
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Not Saving Is The American Way

BY FROMA HARROP Smart people living in harm’s way of hurricanes know to fortify their homes before the storm hits. In a similar vein, the prudent will shore up their financial position before the next recession bears down – and one surely will. We’re all in harm’s way of an economic downturn. How prepared are…

Trump Could Confuse Our Way Back Into Climate Deal
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Trump Could Confuse Our Way Back Into Climate Deal

BY FROMA HARROP Will President Trump bring the country back into the Paris climate agreement? The bets are on, and this bet says he will. The past few days have produced clashing reports that he may or may not come around. Confusion is how Trump gets turnarounds past the base. What happened right after he…

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