The biggest problem facing foreign policy makers today may not be apparent to the average person browsing the internet.
Public education is under attack. Our children are labeled failures and teachers are criticized as lazy, ineffective, and overpaid.
Marquit was in the audience listening at the 30th Convention of the CPUSA when John Bachtell paid tribute to Party members who had died since the previous convention.
They were each born into poverty six months and a hundred miles apart.
"If Silicon Valley were a country, it'd be sixth in the world in GDP per capita."
On Feb. 20, a police officer shot and killed Mexican national Rubén García Villalpando on the side of a highway outside Dallas.
Fantasy novelist Terry Pratchett died Mar. 12, leaving several library shelves' worth of published literature behind, as well as the legacy it created.
On Jan. 24, while on what was supposed to be a fun-filled field trip, 57 Lakota American Indian school children, ages 9-13, were verbally and physically assaulted.
The European debt crisis goes back to the end of the roaring '90s when the banks were flush with money and looking for ways to raise their bottom lines.
Sara's passion for knowledge never waned, and she was especially well read in current events. Her absence is deeply felt by all who knew her.