How Germany Wins At Manufacturing — For Now : https://www.npr.org/2018/01/03/572901119/how-germany-wins-at-manufacturing-for-now

Robust Apprenticeship Program Key To Germany’s Manufacturing Might : NPR: https://www.npr.org/2018/01/04/575114570/robust-apprenticeship-program-key-to-germanys-manufacturing-might

Germany’s Export Machine Draws Both Envy And Ire : https://www.npr.org/2018/01/05/575615220/germanys-export-machine-draws-both-envy-and-ire

Pieces like these are why I donate to NPR.

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GOP Tax Law Sparks Confusion And Outcry In Blue States As N.Y. Threatens Lawsuit : https://www.npr.org/2018/01/05/575674357/gop-tax-law-sparks-confusion-and-outcry-in-blue-states-as-n-y-threatens-lawsuit

Conservative Red States versus Liberal Blue States, plenty of Purple States caught in the ideological cross-fire. “Economic Civil War” indeed…

Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid? – Tax Foundation: https://taxfoundation.org/states-rely-most-federal-aid/

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‘People Helped You, Whether You Knew It Or Not’ : NPR

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/25/545848025/-people-helped-you-whether-you-knew-it-or-not

A reminder that we can’t erase history, that we need to learn from it. Systemic, belligerent racism almost destroyed this gentleman’s life and almost deprived the nation’s veteran community a crucial asset. He, and those who supported him, fought back, non-violently, and won the Good Fight. People like him continue to change the world for the better. 

My view: Racism is Evil and a Sin. 

“Weapons of Math Destruction”

From “The New Yorker Radio Hour”: “It’s us versus the algorithms.”: http://www.wnyc.org/story/its-us-versus-algorithms

http://www.wnyc.org/story/its-us-versus-algorithms

NPR Interview with author of “Weapons of Math Destruction”: http://www.npr.org/2016/09/12/493654950/weapons-of-math-destruction-outlines-dangers-of-relying-on-data-analytics

http://www.npr.org/2016/09/12/493654950/weapons-of-math-destruction-outlines-dangers-of-relying-on-data-analytics

From “On The Media”: http://www.wnyc.org/story/debunking-americas-poverty-myths

http://www.wnyc.org/story/debunking-americas-poverty-myths