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December 22, 2016
In Post-Truth Society, Fake News Trumps Facts
Bernd Debusmann
In the toxic atmosphere of the election campaign, lies and disinformation flourished. Websites producing fake news proliferated. Many of their stories were read and shared on Facebook, the social networking service from which 44 percent of the U.S. population now get news, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. READ MORE »
Christmas in Belgium, 1944
Ray Maldoon
The day of Christmas Eve we got off the trucks and started walking towards the artillery flashes and thunder in the distance. Up above we watched in awe a spectacular sight. READ MORE »
Have Yourself A Merry Little Hanukkah
Marilyn Wallner
“It's not fair,” Zoey said to me that December when she popped in and saw a tree we were festooning with tannenbaumania. “You get to celebrate Christmas and that other — that Hanky-kah.” READ MORE »
The Holiday Fuss and Muss
Frances C. Lowe
Every year when the holidays roll around, I get the same familiar feelings. Too much to do, too little time, what to buy, what to bake and what to wear — all mixed with excitement and anticipation. READ MORE »
A Dire December Decision
Diana Stanley
I had just finished breakfast when the doorbell rang. I opened the door to a man and a woman, strangers to me, with big smiles on their faces — carrying a big, long box. READ MORE »
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