One thing is apparent to anyone who has studied Cuban society as Esteban Morales has: the subject of racism is far from "taboo" in Cuba.
By last count, approximately 12 million Americans were officially unemployed. Of those, 4.7 million have been jobless for 27 weeks or longer.
What should we be teaching people, most especially the youth about the holiday season?
I find the rant against governmental regulatory power bizarre, though not surprising. Will has a lot of - I'll be polite - nerve to complain about regulatory overreach
Thereby hangs a typical Irish tale filled with metaphors, parallels, and some pretty serious weirdness.
Eagleton's bright, witty book marches forward into the usual stumbling blocks erected over the decades in the environment of popular ideology and topples them.
The zombie metaphor is both witty and apt when discussing how ideas about society and finance that have alarmingly failed refuse to stay dead and buried.
The destruction of the Roman Empire took over 300 years ending with the sack of Rome
Modern Republicans reject every effective job plan and then blame Democrats for unemployment.
When governments balance budgets by cutting services, they are saving money, but also causing the deaths of thousands they judge socially useless.