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Carlisle conversation centers on women’s health | Carlisle

Billed as a “community conversation,” an event Wednesday evening at the YWCA Carlisle gave women, and a few men, the opportunity to speak out on the women’s health care issues that most concern them. The Community Conversations are an initiative of the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health, a collaboration of more than 55 local, state […]

Trump Is a ‘F—–g Orange Rat’

Yet another artist is getting publicity only for apparently bashing Trump in and outside of his career. Singer/songwriter Conor Oberst, allegedly known for his “bracingly political music,” aired his grievances against the President of the United States in an interview with the New York Daily News. He was excused as having more reason to be […]

Raskin hopes to train next gen politicos

Since his first campaign for elected office in 2006, Congressman Jamie Raskin has trained young adults to become political organizers. “Politics at its best is all about education,” said Raskin, who represents Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. “You’re educating people about the process, you’re educating people about the substance of the issues, and then you’re educating […]

Six Chelsea Art Gallery Shows To Take In This Summer

CHELSEA, NY – From the highly abstract to the politically engaged, Chelsea art shows are pushing boundaries this summer. Ignore the jargon and the snobs and get yourself in front of these works – you might never look at current events or, say, plant life, the same way ever again. Here are some of the […]

Ralph Regula, Avuncular Appropriator from Ohio, Dies at 92

Former Rep. Ralph Regula, a moderate Republican from Ohio known for his deal-cutting acumen, avuncular manner and skills as an appropriator, died July 19. He was 92. Born in Beach City, Ohio on Dec. 3, 1924, Regula was first elected to Congress in 1972 after stints in the Ohio state House and Senate. Between then […]

Politics, people and the state of journalism

COURTESY PHOTO | Rita Braver. For decades, Rita Braver has covered the news — quite a bit of it. She started out in the trenches, working as a beat correspondent for CBS News back in 1972 and moved on to covering stories about law, politics and the White House as her regular bread and butter. […]

Blame Donald Trump for Rupert Murdoch’s failed Heat Street gamble

Donald Trump’s primary victory last year shook up the Republican Party, now its effects are beginning to ripple through conservative media as Heat Street, the bizarrely named website Dow Jones launched months before the future president declared his candidacy, will be closing down in August. Before the announcement that the publication was being folded into […]