Comfterble with Language?

By Gertrude Block Lecturer Emeritus President Eisenhower was known for his failure to finish sentences. President Bush is known for his mispronunciations, but even people who don’t usually notice such things groan when he says “nucular.” In his second State of the Union speech, he

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Public Interest Environmental Conference

A small-town teacher who secured a $5 million community development fund as well as relocation funds for the entire neighborhood from Shell Chemicals was the keynote speaker at the student-run Public Interest Environmental Conference. Margie Eugene Richard, winner of the 2004 Goldman Prize for Environmental

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SOCIAL SECURITY: Where’s the Fire?

The debate over the current state of Social Security continues to take center stage nationally as President Bush presses the case for his private accounts and “progressive indexing” proposals. So far, the president has made little headway in selling his plan to the American public or to

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