Froma Harrop

Froma Harrop is a writer and syndicated columnist for Creators.com

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Tuesday, February 04, 2014
The Class War on Drug Users
Philip Seymour Hoffman's death at the end of a heroin needle again spotlights the dangers of a poisonous drug.
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Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Single Payer Is Not Dead
The prospects for single-payer health care -- adored by many liberals, despised by private health insurers and looking better all the time to others -- did not die in the Affordable Care Act. It was thrown a lifeline through a little-known provision tucked in the famously long legislation. Single-payer groups in several states are now lining up to make use of Section 1332.
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Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Smell the Wildflowers, Kids
Attendance has been falling at America's National Parks since 1987. Blame videophilia, says a Nature Conservancy report. Videophilia is the love of electronic media. Those screens may be showing Internet, video games, movies or just plain TV. Young Americans are so glued to video that many rarely venture into the natural world outside. That troubles environmentalists, who see a growing estrangement from nature in high-tech societies. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the new study reported a similar trend in Japan and Spain. Of course, adults can be videophilic, too.
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