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Expat Files – 02.25.18

Descriptions- EXPAT FILES SHOW #737- SUN, FEB 25- (02-25-2018): #1- If you drive in Latin America, you’ll hit many potholes and suffer many annoying flat tires. Worse yet, in time your wheel rims will get damaged and pitted by the many pothole impacts. Eventually the tire rims will become slightly eccentric and not allow the tire to seal properly. That means …

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Kate Fried – Are You Sure You Want to Eat That?

Whether we shop for sustenance at a chain grocery store, the corner bodega or even at a farmers market, we all share a basic desire—to not get sick from the food that is supposed to nourish us. In fact, much of the time, most of us don’t think twice about the safety of our food. But not all nations have …

Failing to Meet Global Police Standards, US Forsakes ‘the Right to Life’ – Nadia Prupis

Each of the 50 United States has failed to comply with international standards on police use of lethal force, a reality that threatens lives, poses grave human rights concerns, perpetuates institutional racism, and requires immediate reform, a new report by Amnesty International published Thursday has found. Moreover, the limited available statistics on police killings of civilians, as well as recent …

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Major U.S. Retailers Are Closing More Than 6,000 Stores – Michael Snyder

If the U.S. economy really is improving, then why are big U.S. retailers permanently shutting down thousands of stores?  The “retail apocalypse” that I have written about so frequently appears to be accelerating.  As you will see below, major U.S. retailers have announced that they are closing more than 6,000 locations, but economic conditions in this country are still fairly …

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Major U.S. Retailers Are Closing More Than 6,000 Stores – Michael Snyder

If the U.S. economy really is improving, then why are big U.S. retailers permanently shutting down thousands of stores? The “retail apocalypse” that I have written about so frequently appears to be accelerating.  As you will see below, major U.S. retailers have announced that they are closing more than 6,000 locations, but economic conditions in this country are still fairly stable.  So …

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The Big Mistakes of Religion and Secularism

We live in a powerfully secular culture, strongly influenced by the methods and findings of science, by a widespread reliance on technology, and by ubiquitous seductive commercial enticements. There is, in consequence, considerable risk of people rejecting the religion of theirparents’ and grandparents’ culture, never to reconsider deeply this vital aspect of their lives. Young children all exhibit some degree …