<![CDATA[Midwest Voices News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/ en-us Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:36 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:36 CDT Midwest Voices 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com We can fix our health care delivery system http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article119982878.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 14:49:19 CST

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In joy and grief, our community is a blessing http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article118371478.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:30:00 CST

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Many of Donald Trump’s immigration proposals are unconstitutional or outside his power http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article115946453.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 19 Nov 2016 17:20:13 CST

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Ben Franklin’s words resonate after election http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article114253003.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 17:06:43 CST

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Social progress is anything but straightforward http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article112592938.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Nov 2016 15:04:39 CDT

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Respect our generational differences http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article111092082.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:00:00 CDT

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America writes a ‘Dear John’ email http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article109451067.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:00:00 CDT

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Women in the American Patriarchy: We are tired http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article108073322.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:00:00 CDT

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Assisting those helping elderly is beneficial http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article106732212.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Oct 2016 14:00:00 CDT

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Present-day political conventions fail our nation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article105224081.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Social media often lacks thoughtfulness http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article103782761.html#storylink=rss Time is needed for a good, meaningful dialogue, which social media doesn’t promote

The push for brevity doesn’t encourage insightful conversations

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Refugees face poor treatment in U.S. lockups http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article100893547.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 14:00:00 CDT

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Promote, not provide, for the general welfare http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article99616112.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2016 16:00:54 CDT

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Millennials’ American dream revised http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article98141522.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Don’t hit the delete key on social contact http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article96777312.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Minority status embraced with differing beliefs http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article95376457.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Aug 2016 15:00:00 CDT

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Courts rule against voter ID restrictions http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article93993907.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Aug 2016 15:42:36 CDT

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Ending poverty among kids is vital for nation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article92678152.html#storylink=rss Poverty creates lifelong cognitive problems for children

Reducing childhood poverty must become a top priority for this country

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Place trust in Constitution’s foresight http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article89961652.html#storylink=rss U.S. military will help keep America on firm ground regardless of actions by next president

Congress, courts will ensure the White House maintains good behavior

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Ruling shows immigration reform needed http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article87286327.html#storylink=rss The U.S. Supreme Court struck down President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents

The court ruling underscores the need for immigration reform for the 11 million undocumented people in the U.S.

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Human/sex trafficking is modern slavery http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article85853077.html#storylink=rss Groups are working to abolish this 21st-century form of bondage

47 million people worldwide are living in some form of slavery

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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:42:17 CDT

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Quality schools include range of experience http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article84449002.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Public Schools was, in many ways, the most valuable

Diversity of classmates helps shape character for students’ future

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Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:21:43 CDT

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Lessons from dad counted in algebra class http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article83065922.html#storylink=rss Tutoring in eighth-grade math helped anchor his daughter’s success

Through the great efforts of an exceptional teacher, anxiety was vanquished

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Fri, 10 Jun 2016 15:31:29 CDT

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Tolerance goes with diversity of viewpoints http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article81677277.html#storylink=rss Same-sex marriage, transgender rest room issues bring out differing opinions among people

Guns, politics and which candidate for president we prefer also will cause disagreements

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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 17:17:21 CDT

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Hopes soar on effort against payday loans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article80463202.html#storylink=rss Consumer Financial Protection Bureau hearing on Thursday in downtown Kansas City

Groups want federal watchdog agency to enact new rules against predatory loans

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Downsizing lessons in move to Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article78918152.html#storylink=rss Going from Overland Park to Independence comes with exposure to new suburbs, knowledge

Higher taxes, insurance in Show-Me State; but address change provides relief from Gov. Sam Brownback

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Thank people for service in U.S. military http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article77514287.html#storylink=rss Family has long history of serving in U.S. armed forces

Kindness and good deeds are greatly appreciated by service personnel

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Seed library offers roots to gardening past http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article76190337.html#storylink=rss Seeds are available for flowers, vegetables and herbs at the Ruiz Branch of Kansas City Public Library

Last year, the seed library had about 700 checkouts

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Choices add to confusion of life in America http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article74927207.html#storylink=rss Caitlyn Jenner applauded for courage to escape her personal prison

Rachel Dolezal gains notoriety going from white to black

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Responsibilities accompany U.S. citizenship http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/midwest-voices/article73422207.html#storylink=rss There are many ways in which individuals can be citizens of the United States.

It’s not too late for those who are eligible to become a citizen in time to vote in November.

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