Rich Monetti

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Indian Point Evacuation Plan: Put Your Head Between Your Knees And....
15 hours ago
If Indian Point happens to spring a leak, the signal will sound, everyone can check the wind and just drive in the opposite direction. As ridiculous as we all know that sounds, the direction of the pl...
I Stand With Colin Kaepernick
a month ago
Colin Kaepernick makes me proud to be an American, and as others kneel in, I swell in allegiance. I hope you allow me to explain. One reason I can so easily overlook the sit down is my deep skepticism...
The Origins of the Term Socialized Medicine and How Mad Men Sank Our Chance for National Healthcare in 1948
2 months ago
Back in 2008, the smoke cleared, we wiped our noses, and finally got healthcare reform. Gesundheit!! Well, sort of… With a universal acceptance of a system in dire need of repair, I envisioned congres...
New Yorkers Against Gun Violence Holds Rally in Front of Republican Headquarters
4 months ago
17 people needlessly shot dead at the Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland Florida. It certainly feels the same. So does the immediate, angry response that implores change. But determined high sch...
My Italian Immigration Story Hails from a Shithole Too
5 months ago
Over a century ago when my family started to immigrate from Southern Italy, I don’t doubt that established Americans thought the area was a shithole too. I’m sure they extended the sentiment to the pe...
Israeli Survivor of Munich Olympics Shares Story
7 months ago
Recently at Chabad of Bedford Hills, Dan Alon recounted his ordeal as an Israeli athlete at the 1972 Olympic Games, and the pain he kept silent for the next 35 years. But the tragedy that took the liv...