Women of childbearing age: Are they responsible for the problem?

Women of childbearing age: Are they responsible for the problem?

During the past number of years there has been a notable decrease in Cuba’s birth rate, at which time the country has not reached the necessary population replacement rate since 1978. Who is to blame for the “problem”? What factors determine it? When and how many children must women bear? Do these figures correspond with their ideal?

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NRA-backed politicians turn their backs on Florida children

NRA-backed politicians turn their backs on Florida children

One hundred students from Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, traveled in buses to Tallahassee. Inside the Florida Capitol they were met with reality. There to discuss the state gun laws, Florida legislators were too busy debating what they consider a bigger menace to our society — pornography — effectively shunning the kids.

The big change: Reorganizing the chaos

The big change: Reorganizing the chaos

When the currency situation is finally resolved the greater question then becomes what is the value of each Cuban’s work. What will be the value of one’s real salary, and if that real salary will do more than pay each person’s lunch for half a month.

2018: A year of important political races in Florida

2018: A year of important political races in Florida

The November midterm elections will serve, for one, to gauge Trump’s possibilities for reelection in 2020. It will also determine if the Congress remains a Republican stronghold for the next two years. And Florida, especially two key south Florida congressional races, is considered a potential ground zero in 2018.

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Women of childbearing age: Are they responsible for the problem?

Women of childbearing age: Are they responsible for the problem?

During the past number of years there has been a notable decrease in Cuba’s birth rate, at which time the country has not reached the necessary population replacement rate since 1978. Who is to blame for the “problem”? What factors determine it? When and how many children must women bear? Do these figures correspond with their ideal?

NRA-backed politicians turn their backs on Florida children

NRA-backed politicians turn their backs on Florida children

One hundred students from Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, traveled in buses to Tallahassee. Inside the Florida Capitol they were met with reality. There to discuss the state gun laws, Florida legislators were too busy debating what they consider a bigger menace to our society — pornography — effectively shunning the kids.

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Emma Gonzalez speaks truth to power

Emma Gonzalez speaks truth to power

Emma Gonzalez, a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gave a powerful speech at an anti-gun rally on Saturday, calling “BS” on lawmakers and gun advocates. This comes after 17 people were killed in a school shooting in Parkland, Fl., on Feb. 14.

The three choices when it comes to Trump

The three choices when it comes to Trump

The third choice is one that can make it harder for Trump to damage this country. All one has to do is get active. This coming November 6, 34 Senate seats, all 435 seats in the House of Representatives, and 36 governorships will be up for election or re-election.

Republicans target social programs to pay for tax cuts for the rich

Republicans target social programs to pay for tax cuts for the rich

Having passed a tax law that richly rewards the very rich, the Republicans now want the rest of us to pay the freight. The GOP tax “reform” creates a huge fiscal hole that Republicans intend to plug by picking the pockets of ordinary people.

The big change: Reorganizing the chaos

The big change: Reorganizing the chaos

When the currency situation is finally resolved the greater question then becomes what is the value of each Cuban’s work. What will be the value of one’s real salary, and if that real salary will do more than pay each person’s lunch for half a month.

NRA is a terrorist organization

NRA is a terrorist organization

NRA insists on buying morally decrepit politicians. Those same pols then enable the NRA to sell weapons of mass destruction that kill hundreds of our children. Then there’s the almighty second amendment, which has become more important that our children.

And what are we gonna do about it?

And what are we gonna do about it?

Seventeen dead high school students and teachers in Parkland, a small community just north of Miami that has been called one of the safest in the country. And the cause? A teenage “professional school shooter’ allowed to purchase guns.

Shalala would spoil Demos chances in Miami’s District 27

Shalala would spoil Demos chances in Miami’s District 27

A number of young, ambitious and qualified candidates all want to represent the Democratic Party in this November’s election that will determine who succeeds retiring republican congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. One of these Democrats should win unless another Clintonite shows up and spoils the proverbial soup.

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