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Two words to describe the student loan rate increases: Fixed and Ignored

Two words to describe the student loan rate increases: Fixed and Ignored

By Brandon Williams Informer Media Group Today’s words are “fixed” and “ignored.”  Here are some different ways you can use the words “fixed” and “ignored” as it pertains to the recent failure of the U.S. government to extend low interest rates on student loans. The pre-July 1st rate was 3.4 percent interest, but in this […]

Supreme Court Decides on Voting Rights Act, DOMA

Supreme Court Decides on Voting Rights Act, DOMA

By Brandon Williams Informer Media Group What a contrast in the last few days in the world of the Supreme Court. On Tuesday, the court decided to omit a key provision in the 1965 Voting Rights Act that gave the federal government more influence in a handful of states in the South. These states are […]

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Fracking: First, Do No Harm

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary by Robert Dodge, MD, who addresses the dangers and underlying issues of fracking for natural gas, a dramatically escalating technology posing unique dangers to our nation’s groundwater and health. The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and […]

At Universities, Too, the Rich Grow Richer

At Universities, Too, the Rich Grow Richer

Editor’s Note: Below is an analysis of the shifting (and shifty) economics and salary disparities on US campuses. Lawrence S. Wittner is an emeritus history professor who is also a union activist.  The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the […]

Who do you trust in the media today?

Who do you trust in the media today?

By Brandon Williams Informer Media Group Who do you trust in the media today? Hardly anyone? CNN’s John King was embarrassed when he inaccurately reported that an “arrest has been made” in the Boston Bomber case.  Further damage was done by his comments that the suspects were “dark skinned males.” Another well-known figure in 24 […]

A Christian Family Threatened

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary by Xavier William, a journalist and human rights activist based in Islamabad. The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the Informer Media Group. By Xavier William Sadiq Masih Zafar a resident of Muridke reported […]

Bussing the HOMELESS back to their HOME: One man’s attempt to understand STUPIDITY

Bussing the HOMELESS back to their HOME: One man’s attempt to understand STUPIDITY

Editor’s Note: The Informer Media Group welcomes Jacob N. Stuart as our newest columnist. All opinions expressed are those of Jacob N. Stuart. By Jacob N. Stuart, columnist Informer Media Group THERE WAS A NASTY OVERCAST.  Where was this Texas weather that these locals always bragged so heavily about? The “happy” pills just ran out […]

The 2013 Municipal Election Results Are In

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The 2013 Municipal Election Results Are In

By Andre’ Haynes Las Vegas Informer The 2013 Municipal Election results are in. Congratulations to all the winners. A total of 17,638 people, or 12.35 percent of active registered voters, cast primary ballots, down from 12.79 percent in 2009. The final results are as follows: Las Vegas City Council, Ward 2  Winner is incumbent, COUNCILMAN […]

The Fall of Expelled Lawmaker Steven Brooks

The Fall of Expelled Lawmaker Steven Brooks

By Andre’ Haynes Las Vegas Informer 2013 has been unfavorable so far to expelled lawmaker Steven Brooks. Since January he has been the brunt of jokes and also reinforced negative stereotypes of black men and Democrats alike. Who would have thought that a once respected and promising politician would end up self-sabotaging his career? When […]

Growing Religious Intolerance in Pakistan

Growing Religious Intolerance in Pakistan

Editor’s Note: Below is a commentary by Xavier William, a journalist and human rights activist based in Islamabad. The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the Informer Media Group. By Xavier William Humans is considered social animals, but have we […]

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