Tag Archives: write

Readers write: Netflix in Africa, Kennedy's prohibition role, and superlative essayist

Netflix tells more Africans: yours” in the April 22 & 29 issue. My book group read the young adult nonfiction novel “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” several years ago, and we decided that it should be required reading for middle school students. Your book review of “The World According to Fannie Davis” titled “My mother was a numbers runner” ...

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Readers write: New Monitor design

I just received the newly formatted April 22 & 29 Weekly Print Edition. The articles were clearly separate but came together as a whole message. And more: I could clearly isolate each article as I read it, which made my reading experience very efficient. I have been a subscriber since 1972 and have found each iteration of the Monitor to be ...

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Readers write: Feathered friends, nuclear news, and poetry reflection

I live in Redondo Beach, a suburban town on Santa Monica Bay. Thus, my little murder of crows is not as grand as the one in Murr Brewster’s April 1 Home Forum essay, “We are observed.” Nevertheless, the “neighbors” make themselves known. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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Readers write: Bauhaus minimalism, British isolation and Brexit, and welcome new direction

In the Feb. 11 issue of the Monitor Weekly, I was delighted to see the article “Bauhaus then and now” by Carol Strickland. Recommended: Regime change in Iran and Venezuela: Is that the whole story? Such articles are welcome, especially now when the 21st century is appreciative of women in architecture – which was not a reality 100 years ago ...

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Readers write: Voice from Moscow, Canada’s First Nations, and typing prowess

After reading Fred Weir’s Feb. 21 Daily article “When Putin goes, will Putinism persist? Russians debate,” a similar question was triggered in my mind: When Nikita Khrushchev, Mikhail Gorbachev, and Boris Yeltsin went, why didn’t Khrushchevism, Gorbachevism, and Yeltsinism persist? Russia’s modus vivendi is an endless territorial expansion, and the legacy of those Kremlin leaders who shrink it – be ...

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Readers write: Meat meaning, and rereading ‘Mockingbird’

This could lead to more environmentally sustainable and compassionate consumption and leave a gentler footprint on our world. Sara Miller Llana’s March 25 article “To shelve a ‘Mockingbird’: Is it time for Scout and Atticus to retire?” was very interesting – especially the way it developed a growing controversy between the way Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” was told ...

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Readers write: America in the making, and replacing ‘wall’ with ‘bridge’

What cover story writer Linda Feldmann describes is America in the making, a dynamic, never-ending process filled with drama and punctuated by periodic angst. Perhaps we should stop fretting so much and get back to, as Ellen DeGeneres urged, judging each other by the cars that we drive. Yahoo News – Latest News & Headlines

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You elected them to write new laws. They’re letting corporations do it instead.

An investigation by USA TODAY, The Arizona Republic and the Center for Public Integrity           GANNETT Syndication Service

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