The Merciad

Shedding light on unions

March 28, 2011

Union busting is becoming a new national past time for those in office. With all of the union strife in Wisconsin, Indiana and New Jersey, and indications of more to come, it might be time to shed a bit of light on unions. 
According to the U....

Assisting during a crisis

March 20, 2011

Shortly after midnight Eastern Standard Time on March 11, one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded, a magnitude of 9.0, triggered a devastating tsunami that destroyed entire cities on Japan's eastern coast. Among the long ...

Worldwide, people's voices need to be heard

January 31, 2011

The ‘Jasmine Revolution’ in Tunisia, the riots in Egypt and other protests throughout North Africa and the Middle East serve as a reminder that repressive governments and their business cronies can only be tolerated for so...

Society must start giving back

January 23, 2011

I read the Jan. 5 issue of The Merciad and saw the editor-in-chief’s plea for writers, so I answered the call. The school paper was in need and I wanted to help. Similarly, this got me thinking about a particular part of P...

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Thomas Snippert