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Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 @ 10:44AM

12 Grand Challenges Has Policy Ideas for Democrats

Democrats led by heir apparent Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi will regain control of the House of Representatives after eight years of Republican rule. They get to chair the committees and set the legislative agenda and, yes, they will control the purse strings. Many are supporting Pelosi because of…

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Monday, December 19th, 2016 @ 10:20AM

NASW Says Social Workers Must Stand Up!

If Donald Trump had his way, he would not be President of the United States, he would be king. At the end of the Revolutionary War, General George Washington was so admired that many wanted to make him king. Americans felt safe under his watchful command. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt…

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Monday, September 5th, 2016 @ 7:25AM

Social Workers, Millennials, and the Future of America

September 27 is National Voter Registration Day and September is National Voter Registration Month as declared by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) which collectively promotes expanding access to elections and implementing new and innovative methods of voter registration. NASS maintains a nonpartisan website www.canivote.org that provides information…

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Friday, July 29th, 2016 @ 8:58AM

Hillary Clinton Makes History as Democratic Nominee

Whether or not you vote for her, American women can all breathe a sigh of relief that one of the nation’s two major political parties have selected a woman as their standard bearer and nominee for the nation’s highest political office—the Presidency of the United States. When former Secretary of…

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Monday, July 18th, 2016 @ 7:14AM

Cleveland and Philly Rank High in Economic Inequality

It is symbolic and ironic that the conventions of the Democratic and Republican parties are being held in two cities that are high on the list of metropolitan areas with the greatest economic inequality. According 2014 data, Philadelphia and Cleveland are ranked numbers 15 and 16 respectively among cities with…

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Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 @ 11:54AM

Social Workers for Bernie Sanders

I have not taken a poll but based on some of the responses to my pro-Hillary Clinton posts, there are many social workers who are not lining up behind the presumptive Democratic Party nominee.  Many social workers are embracing Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders as the candidate they would like to…

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