It has been a year since the immigrant detention camps at the U.S.-Mexico border hit the news, sparked by the inhumane family separation policy, and the idea of locking up children, with or without their parents, became normalized. Though...
Hell hath no fury like a librarian scorned. That’s the truth Panos Mourdoukoutas, an LIU Post economics professor and department chair, found out last week as his Forbes article “Amazon Should Replace Local Libraries To Save Taxpayers Money,” drew...
It’s no secret that red light cameras are about revenue far more than they are about road safety. The fines associated with red light tickets seem to go up every year, prompting endless complaints that fall on deaf ears...
Of all the horrors to be reported in the news this past year, what is happening at the U.S.-Mexico border is the most astonishingly sad. Children are being jailed, forced to sleep on concrete floors and in cages and...
When a luxury coach bus carrying 43 passengers—including 38 Long Island high school students, along with chaperones and the driver—smashed into an overpass on the Southern State Parkway at Eagle Avenue in Lakeview early last week, two young passengers...

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Last week, I spent about 40 minutes of my morning reading the same thing everyone else was reading, a letter from a rape victim to her assaulter. The assault in question was from January 17, 2015, when Stanford University...