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Reflections on Earth Day

Reflections on Earth Day

Sunday was a gorgeous East Tennessee spring day; it was a great day to reflect upon Earth Day. Earth Day is a worldwide event which promotes awareness of the importance of our environment and the things we do to insure its protection. We are blessed in East Tennessee with natural beauty. Instances of serious environmental … Read Article

Report from Iraqi Kurdistan – Part 2 – Kurdish Perspectives on the Middle East

Report from Iraqi Kurdistan – Part 2 – Kurdish Perspectives on the Middle East

While in Iraqi Kurdistan, I had multiple conversations with Kurdish government leaders. The primary purpose of these conversations was to advocate for improved women’s health in the region, but I also learned much about the country outside of that topic. The highlight was a meeting with Nichevan Barzani, Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan. For security … Read Article

March for Our Lives

March for Our Lives

On Saturday, young people from around the U.S. will participate in the March for Our Lives event. It is really great news that young people in our country are standing up and saying, “Listen to us.” Younger citizens have had much lower voting rates than other age groups in the past, and so career politicians … Read Article