Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Community Speaks

November 19, 2018 by  
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‘What are you voting for in this election cycle?’  

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Your Choice, Our Future

November 19, 2018 by  
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Your Choice, Our Future BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER November is a time of decision and transition! This month, we will elect new leaders or continue with incumbents — in hopes that they will represent our interests, ideals and needs. Moreover, we will begin a time characterized by thanksgiving and giving. As this season begins, it is important to note the hallmarks and/or […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

November 19, 2018 by  
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Vote! Vote? Voted! Huh? BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Which of these applies to your current situation? I recently heard an interesting comment during a discussion on black radio regarding “get out the vote” efforts across America. It was a response to often-cited reasons for not voting — like “it doesn’t make a difference anyway.” Well, if it didn’t make a difference, then why are there so […]

Humanity Is At The Fork In The Road In America

November 19, 2018 by  
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Humanity Is At The Fork In The Road In America BY LOUIE OVERSTREET This column will be published before the results of the November election are known. However, I am of the opinion that these results will likely reflect which fork in the road Americans will travel in the future. Will we take the road of a more humane and just society that leads to progressive outcomes, […]

You can help control the price of power

November 4, 2018 by  
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Chris Charles Scott on how voters can bring common business sense to Nevada’s energy market. Although I am now a Nevadan, I was raised by my grandmother in East Texas. We had two non-negotiable rules in our household: Do Not Play in Your School Clothes Do Not Run Up Grandma’s “Light Bill” Leaving an outside door open while the air conditioning was running […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

November 4, 2018 by  
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What’s at stake — and who will sit at the table? BY DR. ELLEN BROWN One month. That’s how much time we have left to decide who will get our vote in the upcoming midterm elections. The stakes are high for Nevadans: the ballot will feature a wealth of very high-profile races for U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, Governor, Lt. Governor, […]

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Vegas Can Turn Tragedy Into Triumph

November 4, 2018 by  
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Vegas Can Turn Tragedy Into Triumph BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER This month marks the anniversary of October 1 — a day that rocked our community to its core. Las Vegas experienced overwhelming loss and grief, and our sense of public safety was forever changed. In its wake came many lessons, a new awareness, and unparalleled strength. We discovered a profound disconnection and connection. We discovered that one man could be […]

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Let’s Take Stock!

September 23, 2018 by  
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Are We Ready for School? BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER Last month, a new year school began in our community. This special time was characterized by our usual focus on registration, purchasing school supplies, immunizations, and all of the traditions associated with the return to the classroom. Now that our school year is underway, it’s time to take stock of where we are as a community […]

YOU! HAVE THE POWER | Dr. Ellen Brown

September 23, 2018 by  
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What’s at stake — and who will sit at the table? BY DR. ELLEN BROWN Power. Max Weber defined it as “the ability of an individual or group to achieve their own goals or aims when others are trying to prevent them from realizing them.” We seek power for varying reasons and objectives. Some are known and others are a little less certain. Often, […]

MOVING THE NEEDLE: Are We Ready for School?

August 15, 2018 by  
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Are We Ready for School? BY DR. TIFFANY TYLER This month, students across Nevada will return to school, and there will be shopping, registration and angst over who will be in whose class. As this annual pilgrimage begins, it is important to ask a very simple but consequential question: “Are we ready?” Are we prepared to support and ensure student success? As we gauge preparedness, are […]