We can thank Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign for putting single-payer national health insurance (NHI) on the front burner of today’s national political discussion. This is long overdue and especially timely as the two parties debate alternatives for future U. S. health care. It appears that political feasibility for NHI may finally be approaching a time […]
We’re coming up to Mothers’ Day this Sunday which is also Grandmas’ Day. After all, we grannies are still mothers! As I’ve travelled around the country this past month talking about grandmothers, I keep hearing the old jokes: “I should’ve had my grandchildren FIRST” and “The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is […]
Mother’s Day is just 3 days away and while a traditional bouquet of cut flowers is a lovely gift, there is still time to put a creative, personal, funky or fun twist on your flora gift for your mama. Here are some of our favorite DIY’s, tips and tricks for flowers. Above:Ziploc-Lined May Day Bouquets | Simple […]
The Department for Education has announced that more schools will join a programme of joint working with child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS), following on from a pilot that launched last year.
The opposition in Venezuela has stepped up its campaign to remove President Maduro from office, having announced — in accordance with its numerous divisions — that it would pursue a three-pronged strategy: a constitutional amendment to shorten the president’s term of office; a recall referendum, as permitted under the constitution; and “protests.” The first tactic […]
After over a decade of tireless advocacy from our Beyond Coal campaign and more than 100 allied organizations, America just crossed one of its biggest clean energy transition milestones yet: the announced retirement of more than 100,000 megawatts (MW) of coal power since 2010 — enough to prevent 100,792 asthma attacks, 9,420 heart attacks, and […]
If you planted a winter garden, I hope so included some bok choy! It’s ready now, so pick it (or pick it up at your local farmer’s market). I love bok choy in an easy weeknight stir fry, and I especially love it braised so it’s a bit creamy. But bok choy is also delicious […]