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  • Norman Lear: Occupy movement revives tradition of protest

    Norman Lear: Occupy movement revives tradition of protest
    I was recently shown a picture from one of the Occupy protests taking place across the country. It featured a young woman surrounded by police. She was the only protester in the picture, but she didn't seem intimidated. All by herself, up against the...
  • Ron Paul is no racist

    With regard to Robert Birt's claim that Ron Paul harbors racist views ("Is Ron Paul's 'conservatism' just plain old racism in disguise?" Jan. 9), the answer is a simple, "No." Mr. Birt writes that libertarianism "prefers a rapacious market over community...
  • Fake female empowerment vs. the real thing

    Fake female empowerment vs. the real thing
    Two items have recently burst onto the media scene: a movie called "The Iron Lady" about one of the greatest women in history — former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher — and a growing European recall of breast implants in danger of...
  • Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation

    Gender-based wage gaps persist in state and nation
    Women make considerably less money than men in Maryland: 83 cents to the dollar, according to a study released last week. Windsor Mill resident Alison Assanah-Carroll was not surprised by the finding from the National Partnership for Women & Families,...
  • U.N. Women names actress Emma Watson goodwill ambassador

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations' gender equality body UN Women on Tuesday appointed British actress Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione in the "Harry Potter" film series, as a goodwill ambassador to advocate for the...
  • Jerry Large: Keep revolutionary spirit alive

    Independence Day has the most meaning if, when the celebrating is over, the revolution continues. Americans have spent the past 238 years wrestling with each other over the meaning at the core of the Declaration of Independence. We've come a long way in...
  • Pharrell leaves Montreux festival fans wanting more

    By Stephanie Nebehay MONTREUX, Switzerland, July 7 (Reuters) - Pharrell Williams gave a slick concert for a pumped-up crowd at the Montreux Jazz Festival on Monday night, but some fans were less than happy when he left the famed stage after just an hour....
  • Mayo: Why is health care in US pegged to workplace?

    To me, there's a bigger question beyond last week's Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case involving an employer's right to exclude certain contraceptive coverage from their health insurance plans based on religious beliefs. That question: Why...
  • At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision

    At Hobby Lobby, customers split on Supreme Court decision
    I went to the Hobby Lobby in Davie the other day to get reaction to last week's big Supreme Court ruling involving the family-owned crafts chain. Like our high court justices, shoppers were sharply divided over whether a corporation could exclude benefits...
  • ‘Superman/Wonder Woman’ No. 10: Man of Steel battles Doomsday mutation

     
    The “Superman/Wonder Woman” series was meant to explore the new couple's burgeoning relationship, but between battling General Zod and Faora […]...
  • U.S. penalizes lenders over maternity-related mortgage discrimination

    U.S. penalizes lenders over maternity-related mortgage discrimination
    It doesn't get much publicity compared with other home mortgage issues, but it appears to be a persistent problem: Lenders and mortgage insurers allegedly delay or deny loan applications when a borrower is pregnant or heading for maternity leave....
  • Military and economy, rich, and church: Letters

    Military and economy Recently, the Sentinel announced that some local jobs would be cut due to the lack of military funding. There's no doubting the sense of despair coming from those caught directly in the middle of this; for if your livelihood has...