Froma Harrop

Type: Person
Name: Froma Harrop
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

What about that VA Hospital scandal?

Portrait of The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day, may serve as a bookend to a scandal that exploded around the unofficial start, Memorial Day. We speak of the very long wait times to see primary care providers at veterans hospitals and, more seriously, ... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Is Ferguson social media victim?

Soon the cameras, protesters, gawkers and tweeters will depart Ferguson, Missouri, leaving the question: What will be left of this embattled city when the smoke clears?We've seen predominantly African-American communities caught up in such turmoil before. ... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Michelle Walker: Harrop’s name-calling only weakens her case

Regarding Froma Harrop’s Aug. 17 Commentary piece (“Neil deGrasse Tyson is a Nice Man”), this may be a good time to remind her of her own wise words: “Name-calling is not making you sound intelligent” (“The Daily Show,” Jan. 12, 2012). The same is true ... [Published Providence Journal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Harrop: Driving the high-speed train

Froma Harrop (Photo: Provided photo)In Texas, a private company wants to build a bullet train joining Dallas and Houston. In California, the state is raising its own billions to create a very fast ride between Los Angeles and San Francisco.Two very different ... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Sound Off: Aug. 13

Law enforcement OK, LCPD gang task force, I got assaulted two days ago. Please get a hold of me.Education That "F" that Booker T. Washington received really belongs to Stan Rounds and to the principal at Booker T. Washington.Congress Those who complain ... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Neil deGrasse Tyson Is a Nice Man

When I first encountered Neil deGrasse Tyson, I thought, "What a nice man." He was on the TV screens at New York's Hayden Planetarium, where he's director, urging us to behold the wonder of — to use the biblical term — the heavens.That impression only ... [Published Creators.Com - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Who cares what ideology drives a high-speed train?

SHARE HEADLINE SHARE HEADLINE Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Print (Source: Seattle Times opinion column by Froma Harrop, August 11, 2014)WASHINGTON, D.C. — Perhaps it’s time for fans of high-speed rail to let some air into their thought box. Perhaps ... [Published Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Froma Harrop: Uber is the future

As dawn creeps over New York's Jamaica Bay, flocks of wide-bodied red-eyes -- overnight flights from the West Coast -- land at JFK International Airport. The minute the wheels touch, cellphones click into action.Mine shows a message (now lost) going something ... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

FROMA HARROP: Report fawns over Wall Street's good deed

How curious to watch “60 Minutes,” the famously hard-hitting TV newsmagazine, bless JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon with prime-time beatification for hiring some interns from poor backgrounds. The segment’s headline is “Jobs program benefits Fortune 500 ... [Published Fort Bend Herald - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Harrop: To share isn’t always to share alike

Froma Harrop (Photo: Provided photo)The online rental booking service Airbnb is a fast-growing empire that pairs travelers with people wanting to profit off a room in their house — or the whole house. Like VRBO, HomeAway and similar platforms, Airbnb ... [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

Doing well by doing good - but better by doing bad

How curious to watch “60 Minutes,” the famously hard-hitting TV newsmagazine, bless JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon with prime-time beatification for hiring some interns from poor backgrounds. The segment's headline is “Jobs program benefits Fortune 500 ... [Published HeraldNet - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

FROMA HARROP: Here's what scares Americans about child migrants

The numbers are small for a large country like this, but the alarm is big over the influx of Central American children coming over the southern border.People are merging this special case involving about 57,000 children with generalized anxiety about ... [Published Fort Bend Herald - Jul 29 2014]

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What about that VA Hospital scandal? [Published Marietta Daily Journal - 20 hours ago]
What About That VA Hospital Scandal? [Published Creators.Com - Aug 25 2014]
Is Ferguson social media victim? [Published HeraldNet - Aug 21 2014]
Is Ferguson a Social Media Victim? [Published Creators.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Michelle Walker: Harrop’s name-calling only wea... [Published Providence Journal - Aug 18 2014]
OP-ED page a daily balancing act [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 15 2014]
Harrop: Driving the high-speed train [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Sound Off: Aug. 13 [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Aug 13 2014]
Neil deGrasse Tyson Is a Nice Man [Published Creators.Com - Aug 13 2014]
Opinion: Who cares what ideology drives a high-... [Published Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen - Aug 12 2014]
Who Cares What Ideology Drives the High-Speed T... [Published Creators.Com - Aug 11 2014]
Froma Harrop: Uber is the future [Published Commercial Dispatch - Aug 08 2014]
Selling to 'Minimalists' Is Surprisingly Easy [Published Creators.Com - Aug 06 2014]
Blue vs. Blue Does Not Equal Red [Published Creators.Com - Aug 04 2014]
FROMA HARROP: Report fawns over Wall Street's g... [Published Fort Bend Herald - Aug 01 2014]
Harrop: To share isn’t always to share alike [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 01 2014]
Doing well by doing good - but better by doing bad [Published HeraldNet - Jul 31 2014]
Doing Well by Doing Good -- but Better by Doing... [Published Creators.Com - Jul 30 2014]
FROMA HARROP: Here's what scares Americans abou... [Published Fort Bend Herald - Jul 29 2014]
Not an Ayn Rand fan [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - Jul 27 2014]
FROMA HARROP: To share is not always to share a... [Published Fort Bend Herald - Jul 24 2014]
Berenice Griffith: Glad for opposing views [Published Providence Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Froma Harrop: Is the medium the menace? [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 24 2014]
To Share Is Not Always to Share Alike [Published Creators.Com - Jul 23 2014]
Will the Blabbermouths Wake Dems Up? [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 22 2014]
Will the Blabbermouths Wake Democrats Up? [Published Creators.Com - Jul 21 2014]
Froma Harrop: Where goes jazz as the greats mov... [Published Commercial Dispatch - Jul 18 2014]
Richard Parker: Canada far outshines U.S. [Published Providence Journal - May 22 2014]
Campus Rape Victims Should Be Dialing 911 [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - May 08 2014]
U.S. Is Tired of Solving Everyone's Problems [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - May 01 2014]
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Will the Blabbermouths Wake Dems Up? [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 22 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesIt is often said, believed and undoubtedly right that the Republicans' ace in midterm elections is apathetic Democrats not showing up at the polls. But that once predictable waltz into November is threatened by blabbermouths ...
Campus Rape Victims Should Be Dialing 911 [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - May 08 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesIf a 19-year-old high-school dropout raped by her ex-boyfriend wants justice, she calls the police. The same should apply to a 19-year-old college freshman similarly attacked by another student.But it doesn't apply nearly enough. ...
U.S. Is Tired of Solving Everyone's Problems [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - May 01 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesAmericans want a smaller role in global affairs than the stage-hogging part we command today. Nearly half say the U.S. should be less active minding the world's business, and only 19 percent say more so, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC ...
Lessons Not Learned in Boston Bombing [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Apr 15 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesAirport gift shops throughout New England are piling "Boston Strong" T-shirts in vivid colors. "Boston Strong" became a rallying cry of solidarity after the terrorist bombing last year at the Boston Marathon.As the anniversary ...
Don't Run Away From Obamacare [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Apr 01 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesThe ruckus around the Affordable Care Act rollout has been loud, and Republicans are beefing up the amp to rally voters this November. Democrats, meanwhile, are reverting to bad old habits by using the wind machine as an accurate ...
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