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1579 days ago 15 comments Categories: Politics Tags: The Public Ought To Know, fake news,
Today’s New York Times, included an insert, “Truth. It’s more important now than ever.” How true!   All the discussion about “fake news” and attacks on the news media infuriates me. In law school I edited CONSCIENCE, an award winning publication. I regularly wrote a column, “The Public Ought to Know,” from ‘03 to ‘05 and resurrected it as “The Public Ought To Know” for The Labor Press since January 2015. I regularly shared information with reporters to help them do their jobs...
1607 days ago 8 comments Categories: Politics Tags: twitter, Facebook, NY1, News, iPad, iPhone
Watching the news unfold this weekend with demonstrations at the NYC airports and blocks away from where my Gotham Power Breakfast meets in downtown Brooklyn and places across the country, I found myself looking through my twitter and looking at my fave cable news outlet, NY1. A Day In The Life immediately came to mind.   Last week I discussed how my iPad afforded me some Freedom in how I look at news in the morning and throughout the day (comments still welcome). In a time ...
I knew the time would be soon.   Much of the summer I gave thought to it.   Retirement.   After basketball this morning, I stopped home before continuing on some usual errands, including checking the P.O. Box, gassing up my car, and sometimes a bank deposit.   I needed to pick up a civic association check to pay my neighborhood printer, Gotham's own Scott Levine (not the lawyer) who also prints my FDR Lodge 613 Knights of Pythias bulletin, The Beam. Since I stopped in for th...
1793 days ago 3 comments Categories: Health Tags: Brenda Martinez, Good News, Inspiration
I have no interest in watching the political conventions, but I love all the great things happening in the world. And there are a lot. Here's one that is inspiring. From the Huff Post: Brenda Martinez’s drive runs deep. When the 28-year-old Olympian was a young girl training in track and field, she was unable to afford running shoes. Now, she’s competing on the U.S. team in the women’s 1,500-meter race in Rio this August. “I remember when I was young and my parents couldn’t ...
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