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Volunteers rebuild in Ferguson

Volunteers rebuild in Ferguson

By Rebecca Jacobs

December 1, 2014

FERGUSON, MO. — Store windows along Florissant Road in Ferguson, Missouri, are boarded up, but the windows won’t be drab for long.  Volunteers are painting the plywood where rioters and looters damaged property the night of Nov. 24 following the grand jury decision not to indict Officer Darren ...

Parliament in U.S. could combat polarization

Parliament in U.S. could combat polarization

By Boswell Hutson

November 10, 2014

It goes without saying that last Tuesday’s elections defined a seismic change in American politics, at least for the next two years. The Republican party seemed reinvigorated after a presidential defeat in 2012 and powered its candidates to victories throughout America in states where Democratic senatorial...