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From Syphilis to Global Warming in 500 Years

From Syphilis to Global Warming in 500 Years

By: Christine Morabito – April 2015 In the late fifteenth century, the cause of disease was still a mystery. Astrology, on the other hand, was “settled science.” After much debate,…

Are You Really Wearing a Che Guevara T-shirt?

Are You Really Wearing a Che Guevara T-shirt?

By: Christine Morabito – March 2014 (revised) I’ll try not to judge. I’m sure you would never knowingly celebrate a violent, bloodthirsty hit-man for Fidel Castro, the brutal communist dictator. If…

Our Toxic Relationship with Wind Power

Our Toxic Relationship with Wind Power

By: Christine Morabito – February, 2015 If clean, safe and efficient energy is to be our standard, then why use wind power at all? When we examine the entire process,…

Green Agenda Casts Aside the Poor and Destitute

Green Agenda Casts Aside the Poor and Destitute

By: Christine Morabito – January, 2015 It’s easy to go green when you don’t have to go hungry. Free from the stress of foraging for food, environmental activists have the…

What I Saw in Ferguson – Mixed Messages

What I Saw in Ferguson – Mixed Messages

By: Christine Morabito – December 2014 The 21,000 residents of Ferguson, Missouri have been unwitting pawns in a game where everybody loses. Over the past several months, racial unrest has caused…

In Global Warming Battle Truth is the Biggest Casualty

In Global Warming Battle Truth is the Biggest Casualty

By: Christine Morabito – November 2014 On a recent trip to Maine, I hiked the beautiful Wells Reserve at Laudholm. The quiet solitude, view of the salt marsh and resident…

Forced Deposits a Consumer Con Job

Forced Deposits a Consumer Con Job

By: Christine Morabito – October 2014 If Ballot Question 2 passes in Massachusetts this November, your grocery bill and your honey do list will increase significantly. This ballot initiative expands…

Manhattan on the Mend – 13 Years Later

Manhattan on the Mend – 13 Years Later

By: Christine Morabito – September, 2014 As much as I long for quiet solitude these days, there is something magical about New York City that keeps drawing me back. As…

Who Has the REAL Koch Problem?

Who Has the REAL Koch Problem?

By: Christine Morabito – August, 2014 Psychiatry has a word for the practice of accusing others of something you yourself do. The word is “projection.” According to PsychologyDictionary.org, projection is…

Against Bullying? Start with Walmart

Against Bullying? Start with Walmart

  By: Christine Morabito – July, 2014 After years of harassment by special interest groups, Walmart is fighting back. As with most bullies, the claims they make have less to…

MA Military: Ballots No Longer Secret

MA Military: Ballots No Longer Secret

  By: Christine Morabito – June, 2014 We ask the men and women serving overseas to make the ultimate sacrifice, to protect the rights you and I take for granted.…

Soul Searching at North Andover High, Students Meet Author Patrick MacDonald

Soul Searching at North Andover High, Students Meet Author Patrick MacDonald

  By: Christine Morabito – June 10, 2014  When Justin Bilton asked his English class to read the memoir, “All Souls: A Family Story from Southie,” something amazing happened. Even…

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

By: Christine Morabito – May, 2014 Despite a federal law intended to fix the injustice, U.S. servicemen and women remain the most disenfranchised group in this country. The Military and…

MA Communities Unite to Combat Heroin Epidemic

MA Communities Unite to Combat Heroin Epidemic

By: Christine Morabito – March 2014 Because of its proximity to Interstates 495, 95 and 93, the Merrimack Valley has been uniquely impacted by a shocking increase in heroin and prescription…

Pardon Me, Is that Che Guevara on your T-shirt?

Pardon Me, Is that Che Guevara on your T-shirt?

By: Christine Morabito – February 2014 I’m not judging you. I’m sure you would never knowingly celebrate a violent, bloodthirsty hit-man for the brutal communist dictator, Fidel Castro. What we…

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