Recent Articles by John Hoffmire
Published: Monday, October 20, 2014 9:37 am MDT
Ebola has been in the news. But much of the news has not offered background information about the disease.
Published: Monday, October 13, 2014 11:23 am MDT
Although there is no consensus as to the cause of poverty, there are certain variables that are associated with it.
Published: Sunday, October 5, 2014 10:45 pm MDT
On April 18, 1949, bells and celebrations erupted in Ireland. Thirty-three years after the beginning of the Easter Rebellion, the Republic of Ireland Act came into force, severing the last constitutional link t...
Published: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:59 am MDT
A robust and relatively wealthy middle-class has long been a trademark of the United States.
Published: Monday, September 22, 2014 2:00 pm MDT
A common saying goes, “give a person a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a person to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
Published: Sunday, September 14, 2014 10:40 pm MDT
The number of men who had DNA tests administered for themselves and at least one of their children rose by 64 percent last decade, according to The New York Times. The DNA tests confirm whether or not a man is ...
Published: Monday, September 8, 2014 9:35 am MDT
We all know poverty wreaks havoc on families, but rarely do we see the corrosive effects extreme poverty has on even the strongest of bonds, such as those between parents and children.
Published: Sunday, August 31, 2014 10:59 pm MDT
Over $2 billion was donated to the U.S. presidential candidates in the 2012 election.
Published: Monday, August 25, 2014 9:58 am MDT
The words “black market” usually refer to illegal business activity. The biggest and most notorious markets relate to illegal drugs, human trafficking and piracy-counterfeiting.
Published: Monday, August 18, 2014 11:03 am MDT
What is a nation? This simple question has been at the heart of political philosophy and historical debate for hundreds of years.