We are witnessing the rising of isolationism all around the world. Isolationists like using refugees as a political matter. That’s why Britons were furious with Angelina Jolie. But she was speaking the sad truth.
In July 2017 the exemption from the concealed carry law in Kansas that now exists for colleges and health facilities expires, and anyone, with no need for a permit or training, will be able to carry a concealed gun on our campuses and in our hospitals.
It turns out business leaders like me who believe in raising wages have a lot more company than we realized, writes Elizabeth Bland Glynn, the chief operating officer of Travois, a consulting firm that promotes housing and economic development in American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
I normally agree with Lewis Diuguid’s columns, but his April 6 piece, “Offer for water line safety ignored,” which encourages Kansas City homeowners to ignore the opportunity to purchase coverage for outside water or sewer line repairs is risky advice.
Carol Quiring, chief executive officer of Saint Luke’s Home Care and Hospice in Kansas City, writes: We enjoy being in control of our health care. We like choosing our doctor, when to schedule an appointment or test and where to receive care. But what happens when we are no longer able to make our choices known? National Health Care Decisions Day is Saturday.
Mindy Corporon, who in 2014 lost her father and son in the shootings at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, writes that the healing process for her is to bring different faiths together so they can learn not to fear one another.
Journalist Howard Goller, a former Kansas City Times reporter living in New York, ventured to the Mets’ Citi Field and learned New York fans can be verbally abusive, win or lose. The Royals’ run to World Series glory offered a chance for a small step forward for fans everywhere.
Economists predict Americans will begin to experience food scarcity as early as 2030 if current trends in agriculture continue. As a military spouse whose family continues to experience the life-changing effects of a commodity-driven war, I believe securing our food supply is a crucial mission.
In 1953, a little-known 33-year-old writer named Ray Bradbury wrote his first novel. Sixty-two years later, “Fahrenheit 451” is a bona fide international classic. The masterwork about a dystopian society where books are contraband is a staple of school curricula.