Sharon Martin

The Family Values Party
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The Family Values Party

BY SHARON MARTIN In the richest country in the world, a family should have a roof over its head, food on the table, and access to education and healthcare. Safety, justice, and sound economic policies are family values, not those button-pushing issues with which politicians distract voters as they line their own pockets. Take the…

Where We Are
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Where We Are

BY SHARON MARTIN On the day after Thanksgiving, Americans eat leftovers and buy stuff. It is the leftovers that make the day different from any other, because someone, somewhere, is looking for a way to part you with your money every day of the year. We worship wealth. Our president has no other qualification for…

Give Thanks
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Give Thanks

BY SHARON MARTIN There is nothing quite so human as the sharing of food. My mother fed people. My dad brought them home for her to feed. Sometimes he was the cook. My siblings and I learned the joy of sharing by their example. As I write this, it is two days until Thanksgiving, and…

Economic Failure
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Economic Failure

BY SHARON MARTIN Supply-side economics works for no one but the already wealthy, but the hucksters are at it again. Giving breaks to rich donors is not good for most of us, but don’t just take my word for it. A recent Credit Suisse study shows that millennials [those born between 1982 and 2000] are…

Lies And Liars
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Lies And Liars

BY SHARON MARTIN This administration has accomplished one thing: former news junkies dread turning on the news. Some news channels don’t even try to tell the truth. Unlike Rumpelstiltskin, what they’re spinning isn’t gold. Others try to present both sides of an issue, but the president’s mouthpieces repeat the same talking points and the same…

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