Posts Tagged ‘Nation’

Is America Still A Nation of Immigrants?

The letter below was originally written after 9/11 as an open letter to a relative of mine who had worries about migrating to America. But it feels that it is especially relevant to our time. So here it is, revised. Dear Cousin, What is it like to be an immigrant in America these days? Is […]

Obama: No Nation, Not Even One As Powerful As The U.S., Is Immune From Climate Change

HONOLULU ― Days after creating the largest marine protected area on the planet, President Barack Obama on Wednesday traveled to Hawaii to address those attending the world’s largest conservation event, highlighting his administration’s expansion of the nearby monument and the need to swiftly combat climate change. “No nation, not even one as powerful as the United States, is immune […]

One Nation, Under Sedation: Medicare Paid For Nearly 40 Million Tranquilizer Prescriptions

(Photo: David Sleight/ProPublica) In 2012, Medicare’s massive prescription drug program didn’t spend a penny on popular tranquilizers such as Valium, Xanax and Ativan. The following year, it doled out more than $ 377 million for the drugs. While it might appear that an epidemic of anxiety swept the nation’s Medicare enrollees, the spike actually reflects […]

How Hawaii Became One Of The Healthiest States In The Nation

Hawaii isn’t just a nice state for a vacation. It may also be the healthiest state in which to live, at least according to one metric: Only 19 percent of Hawaiian residents suffer from obesity. That’s the lowest of any state, according to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index released this week. Hawaii was also one of […]

Cherokee Nation Health Clinic Receive Tribute & Free Medication Help by ACRX

ACRX Recognition Gallery: American Consultants Rx http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project which consist of millions of free […]

Best of the Best: Top Gyms in the Nation

By SELF Staffers, SELF State-of-the-art equipment, innovative classes, on-site salons, rooftop lounges and car washes — if the fitness world had its own Oscars, we would nominate these ultra-luxe locales. More from SELF: 1 Ingredient, 2 Recipe Dishes You’ve Gotta Try 20 Superfoods For Weight Loss The 10 Hottest Red Carpet Bodies of 2014 5 […]

England, A Nation In Verse

England, A Nation In Verse Poetry is a fascinating use of language. With almost a million words at its command it is not surprising that these Isles have produced some of the most beautiful, moving and descriptive verse through the centuries. In this series we look at a particular Nation through the eyes and minds […]

President Obama: “No Nation Is Immune” to Climate Change

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the United Nations General Assembly Climate Summit 2014 in the General Assembly Hall at the United Nations in New York, N.Y., Sept. 23, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) Watch on YouTube "For all the immediate challenges that we gather to address this week — terrorism, instability, […]

Standing United Against ISIL: “We’re Strongest as a Nation when the President and Congress Work Together”

In a bipartisan vote, the House and Senate passed a Continuing Resolution that supports the U.S. military effort to train and equip moderate Syrian opposition forces so they can take the fight to the terrorist force ISIL. At the White House tonight, President Obama delivered a statement to clearly outline these efforts and to thank […]

President Obama Addresses the Nation on the ISIL Threat

Speaking from the State Floor in the White House on September 10, 2014, President Obama addressed the nation on the situation in Iraq and the United States’ strategy to degrade and defeat ISIL, a terrorist organization. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of […]

Attorney General Holder: “The Eyes of the Nation and the World Are Watching Ferguson Right Now”

Attorney General Eric Holder meets with local residents and community leaders of Ferguson, Missouri at Drake’s Place Restaurant. (by Lonnie Taque, U.S. Department of Justice) U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder traveled to Ferguson, Missouri yesterday to review the Justice Department's independent investigation into the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. While there, the Attorney General […]

Teen Mom Nation: 2 Years Later – Our America with Lisa Ling – OWN

Tune in for an all-new episode of Our America with Lisa Ling Thursday at 10/9c. Subscribe to OWN: http://bit.ly/18Lz0rV In Season 2 of Our America, Lisa Ling met four very different pregnant teens, all forced to grow up too fast. Two years later we revisit Latanya and Sophie to see how their youthful decisions on […]

One Team, One Nation: Celebrating the U.S. Men’s Soccer Team at the World Cup

Watch on YouTube Last night, I had the privilege of cheering on the U.S. men’s soccer team as it defeated Ghana in its first game of the World Cup in Brazil. It was an incredible match from the first minute to the final ones as our guys made an entire country proud. It’s palpable how […]

One Team, One Nation: Celebrating the U.S. Men’s Soccer Team at the World Cup

Watch on YouTube Last night, I had the privilege of cheering on the U.S. men’s soccer team as it defeated Ghana in its first game of the World Cup in Brazil. It was an incredible match from the first minute to the final ones as our guys made an entire country proud. It’s palpable how […]

One Team, One Nation: Celebrating the U.S. Men’s Soccer Team at the World Cup

Watch on YouTube Last night, I had the privilege of cheering on the U.S. men’s soccer team as it defeated Ghana in its first game of the World Cup in Brazil. It was an incredible match from the first minute to the final ones as our guys made an entire country proud. It’s palpable how […]

Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal

The Many Faces of Gay Activists Who are Changing the Nation

The Many Faces of Gay Activists Who are Changing the Nation A comprehensive exploration of the gay experience, this book depicts in rich detail the coming out experiences of some sixty lesbians and gay men. The interviewees are of varied ethnic, religious, and racial backgrounds, and of different ages, educational levels, and vocations; they include […]

A Marbled People, A Marbled Nation

A Marbled People, A Marbled Nation Rather than a nation split cleanly into ideological absolutes, America is a country made up of individual citizens first, all of whom constitute a mixture within themselves when it comes to todays most divisive topics.? No one, then, is all conservative or all liberal, but a combination of the […]

Lgbt History in New York City, Including: Stonewall Riots, AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the Saint (Club), Lesbian Avengers, Queer Nation, Stonewall Inn, Gay Activists Alliance, Gay Liberation Front, Harvey Milk High School

Lgbt History in New York City, Including: Stonewall Riots, AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, Gay Men’s Health Crisis, the Saint (Club), Lesbian Avengers, Queer Nation, Stonewall Inn, Gay Activists Alliance, Gay Liberation Front, Harvey Milk High School Used – Hephaestus Books represents a new publishing paradigm, allowing disparate content sources to be curated into cohesive, […]

Weekly Address: Nation Grieves for Those Killed in Tragic Shooting in Newtown, CT

The President says the nation’s thoughts and prayers are with those who lost a loved one during Friday’s tragic shooting in Newtown, CT. Uploads by whitehouse Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President […]

Cherokee Nation Health Clinic Receive Tribute & Free Medication Help by ACRX

www.acrx.org .”The latest organization to receive the free ACRX discount prescription cards is the Cherokee Nation Health Clinic. Enjoy a brief recap of this great organization doing a fantastic service in the community!” -Charles Myrick – President and CEO of American Consultants Rx Inc.-Pharmacy Discount Network News Video Rating: 0 / 5 Visit American Consultants […]

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