An Archive of Growth?

America – land I love to mock

America - land I love to mock

Nan’yehi

Upon her husband’s death, Cherokee leader Nancy Ward (Nan’yehi) took his place in a 1775 battle against the Creeks, and led the Cherokee to victory. After the victory, she became head of…

I believe we are on an irreversible trend toward more freedom and democracy – but that could change.

–Dan Quayle

 

In times like these, it helps to recall that there have always been times like these.

–Paul Harvey

 

I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state.

–Thomas Jefferson

 

Africa

Maternity leave

Only four countries in the world fail to provide paid maternity leave to all workers: Lesotho, Swaziland, Papua, New Guinea and the United States. (Source: MomsRising.org)