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Toni Geyelin: Give Madoff Some Cellmates

By Antoinette Geyelin
So, Mr. Bernard Madoff is going to jail for 150 years. Seems like a fairer sentence than the twelve his lawyers asked for. But you know what? I don’t think he should be there alone; I think he should have some company. Quite a lot of company in fact. Who should be there with him? For starters, all the fund…
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A Call to Action, As Hardship Creates A New America

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
by Patricia Yarberry Allen In the 21st century, we live differently than people who suffered through the Great Depression of the early twentieth.  At least many people in the 1930’s had extended families and communities of which they had always been a part.  There was someone there who might care. Now people have dispersed as a matter of course, moving…
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Alex Stewart: OMG the Garden is a Disaster. A metaphor for the market?

By Alexsandra Stewart
It’s that time of the year. My garden is in horrible shape, seemingly fatally wounded by winter’s wrath. While Portland gardens most always are fairly uninspiring and bleak in January, this year the garden seems to be in worse condition than usual. The artichokes look dead.  Leaves of mush and slime, lying against dirt. Over half of the strawberry plants…
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HealthNews: Ovary Removal Increases Heart Risk; Economy Forces Next Stage; New AARP Scholarships; Women Make Better Bishops in Boston

By Womens Voices for Change
On the other hand, I think I’ll keep those ovaries. More than half the women who undergo hysterectomy also choose to have their ovaries removed. But as knowledge grows about the protections offered women by our own estrogens, researchers now recommend that most women keep their ovaries intact a bit longer: About half of the 600,000 hysterectomies performed in the…
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