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Nick Sawicki is special assistant to the president and editor in chief of America Media.
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Nicholas D. Sawicki
Archbishop Sir David Moxon KNZM the Archbishop of Canterbury rsquo s Personal Representative to the Holy See was formerly the Bishop of Waikato Senior Bishop of the New Zealand Diocese and the Anglican Archbishop and Primate of the Church in Aotearna New Zealand and Polynesia nbsp A native of
In All Things
Nicholas D. Sawicki
Trafficking is an issue "that transcends economic and political structures.”
The Mosque said to contain the remains of the Prophet Jonah was destroyed by ISIS militants last week.
In All Things
Nicholas D. Sawicki
Buried in the depths of a great fish caught in the darkness of the sea and perhaps never to see the light of day again the Prophet Jonah cried out ldquo Out of my distress I called to the Lord and He answered me From the midst of the netherworld I cried for help and You heard my voice rdquo
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Nicholas D. Sawicki
The Republic of Haiti for the first time in 215 years has finally instituted a law that bans the enslavement of other human beings Chad has begun taking firm action against the forcing of children into militia groups Switzerland in similar developments had finally closed a legal loophole that
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Nicholas D. Sawicki
Twenty-Five It does not seem like a significant number Twenty-five cents can buy a gumball It rsquo s the atomic number for the element manganese It is the number on the uniforms of baseball players Mark McGwire Barry Bonds and Mark Teixeira It rsquo s the minimum age for someone to run for t
In All Things
Nicholas D. Sawicki
On Wednesday April 30 the United States Senate voted against legislation that would officially increase the federal minimum wage from 7 25 an hour at which it has remained since 2009 without adjusting for continued inflation to President Obama rsquo s proposed 10 10 which would take effect by
Photo by Andrew Biraj for Reuters
In All Things
Nicholas D. Sawicki
Aklima and I are the same age 20 years old Yet our lives lived on opposite sides of the world have been drastically different In August of 2008 when I was 14 I began attending a Jesuit high school in Western New York with prospects of a good education and a bright future When she was 14 Ak
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In All Things
Nicholas D. Sawicki
Everyone in my hometown knows him We always see him dancing on the street corners wearing flamboyant attire fighting with light posts pretending to be a tree We all know him but few know what he rsquo s like when not on his medication instead of his affable quirky self we see the darker sid
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In All Things
Nicholas D. Sawicki
I rsquo m very grateful to have the mother that I do Among the many and varied reasons I have for my gratitude certain news events have reminded me of yet another When I was three years old at a Peach Festival in Western New York a man approached my mother and offered to buy me for 500 on the
In All Things
Nicholas D. Sawicki
On January 28 President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union address in which he outlined a progressive agenda for the year to come The president spoke on the need for immigration reform educational advancement furthering services to our armed forces and injured veterans providin