Monthly Archive: July 2013

Jul 26

Minorities in Missouri: Politics, Culture and the Impact of Government

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Can you tell if someone is a Republican or a Democrat, a liberal or conservative or a supporter of any specific policy based on the color of their skin? Not if they are white. Why, then, do many people still assume that black Missourians are Democrats simply because …

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Jul 19

Mental Health Care In Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Two simple words can strike fear into people in a unique way. That fear can – and often does – stop people from asking the right questions, accepting the reality of situations and getting help that may be readily available to them or their loved ones. Those two …

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Jul 12

Landing That New Job in Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Some say the nation’s economy is in recovery. Others aren’t that confident. Either way, many Missourians continue to struggle financially. Some are unemployed and some are the working poor – working part time or employed in jobs that are below their education and skill set because that’s all …

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Jul 05

Learning From Missouri’s Disasters

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – We’ve all heard – and probably uttered – that old joke about Missouri’s weather: “If you don’t like our weather, just wait a few minutes. It’ll change.” Sometimes, it changes for the worse and changes dangerously. While rebuilding efforts continue over two years after the Joplin tornado, Missourians …

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