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Think your ancestors waited their turn?

Comparing what it meant to immigrate to the US back in the 1700s, 1800s, and early 1900s to the requirements for immigration today is comparing apples and oranges. Here’s what immigration was really like back then. Your ancestors were very likely undocumented immigrants, too.
Every time policies and practices…
— Read on www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/ancestors-immigrate-legally

Men are expected to be ‘strong silent types’ — and it’s breaking them, says Henry Rollins – Los Angeles Times

Henry Rollins reflects on “The Man They Wanted Me To Be,” Jared Yates Sexton’s exploration of the culture of toxic masculinity in America.
— Read on www.latimes.com/books/la-ca-jc-review-jared-yates-sexton-man-they-wanted-20190620-story.html

As price of insulin soars, Americans caravan to Canada for lifesaving medicine

One group says making the run across the border is safer than rationing the medication.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/as-price-of-insulin-soars-americans-caravan-to-canada-for-lifesaving-medicine/2019/06/14/0a272fb6-8217-11e9-9a67-a687ca99fb3d_story.html

The rising coat of medication is killing most of America. In their pocket books and literally. America is a capitalist society but to what end? Do CEO’s really need multimillion salaries every year? No!

Coffee waste ‘could replace palm oil’

Scottish entrepreneurs aim to go global with their hope to replace palm oil using coffee waste.
— Read on www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-48023412

Hidden Room Of Thomas Jefferson’s Mansion Solves 200 Year Old Mystery

Hidden Room Of Thomas Jefferson’s Mansion Solves 200 Year Old Mystery.
— Read on www.history101.com/jeffersonhemmings/

History is always changing.

What I’ve Learned Working Minimum Wage Into My 30s

The lowest-paid workers are expected to give up having a life, do anything for the customer, and be grateful to have a job.
— Read on www.vice.com/en_ca/article/xwn5m7/what-ive-learned-working-minimum-wage-into-my-30s