Recent Articles On The World’s Story
India has three times the population of the United States. A large majority of India’s population live in conditions that would be considered poverty in more developed countries. When the whole country shut down due to Coronavirus, day laborers and poor people had more to cope with than just the inconveniences we hear people complain about. This story tells of a young Muslim man and his best friend, a young Hindu man, and how their long journey from where they worked to their home village ended in tragedy.
This Day In History
On August 11, 1806, Meriwether Lewis was shot in the backside while he was hunting for elk. The one other soldier in Lewis’s hunting party, Private Cruzatte, was adamant that he did not shoot his captain. While evidence overwhelmingly suggests that Cruzatte did shoot Lewis accidentally, historians have never been able to prove it was him.
Nancely Shively, a teacher in Oklahoma, wrote an op-ed in USA Today entitled “Trump Pushes Teachers Like Me Into Danger.” Ms. Shively describes the predicament encountered by many teachers in her district if they are forced to return to school in person, rather than online. Ms. Shively also explains how Trump’s response to Covid-19 has lead her not only to retire from her job, but also to leave the Republican party.