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Young Immigrants from Central America

As we debate the young immigrants fleeing Central America, we must be careful to ensure they do not end up forming new gangs as they get older: This is from that trip as international election observer: We...

Opinion vs information

Because my opinion often misleads me I read a lot to get facts.  As you may recall, the important reads for me have been about us humans and aggression and territorial imperative.  Books and authors include...

Bishop Claver comments

In the book “The Making of a Local Church”, Bishop Francisco Claver states that opposition to contraceptives is NOT supported by scripture and, in fact, he could make an argument based on...

Independence and poverty

Few societies are truly independent and neither my homeland or the Philippines are exceptions.  My homeland, the USA, is dependent on foreign countries to finance its debt.  The Philippines is dependent on...

Poverty, Dependence and Overseas Workers

  Both families and the government are dependent on remittances from overseas workers.  While this is so and while the Philippines is among the most vulnerable to climate chaos events, emissions continue to...
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