It’s something I do about once a week: share a quote from the Dalai Lama with my Facebook friends. Typically, this most revered Buddhist has his people post something about curbing one’s selfish desires and living a decent life.
Chris Christie's not the only one with a bridge to sell you: in Washington, some argue the NSA never went to far, that Food Stamps promote a culture of dependency and that we'll get better internet without net neutrality.
The H1B visa program that allows US employers to import foreign skilled workers on a temporary basis has long been the center of considerable controversy. Its stated purpose is to provide workers with specific skills that can't be recruited from the American workforce.
The culture wars, issues dealing with women's rights, LGBT rights and race have dominated US politics for the past 40 years. The social movements of the 60s brought about major shifts in the traditionally dominant culture.