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  • June 27, 2016 |  EssayWorks

    In a world of 'not my job,' do you shut up or speak up?

    My 10-year-old granddaughter is body surfing in the ocean. One of two young lifeguards is staring at his cell phone. Watching the surf, he is not.What...
  • June 24, 2016 |  EssayWorks

    After Britain's E.U. exit, maybe there’s light at the end of the Chunnel

    Well, they've done it: Defying torrential rain and the predictions of the pundits — including bookmakers caught flat-footed offering odds of 5-1 ...
  • June 23, 2016 |  EssayWorks

    The Philadelphia Zoo is not your mother's zoo

    When the silverback gorilla Harambe was killed in May at the Cincinnati Zoo, I thought of Massa, the 400-pound gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo, whom m...
  • June 22, 2016 |  EssayWorks

    Winehouse tribute organizers: 'Her struggles are now helping other people'

    It was a little over 10 years ago this summer that producer Mark Ronson had in his hands demo copies of "You Know I'm No Good" and &quo...
  • June 20, 2016 |  EssayWorks

    Why bother with father?

    My young friend and I have been disagreeing about marriage. She thinks marriage is no longer a prerequisite for raising children. If early feminists u...
  • June 20, 2016 |  EssayWorks

    Will Philadelphia respect decades-old restriction on police spying at the DNC?

    As part of Philadelphia's Democratic National Conventionsecurity plan, law enforcement will inevitably engage in surveillance and infiltration, t...
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