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Renewing Democracy in Trumpland

Less than an hour before it began, I posted a last-minute announcement on Facebook to alert my local friends about a rally to support immigrant rights and religious freedom in opposition to Donald Trump’s recent orders.  No big deal, right? Well, maybe it was a big deal after all, here’s …

Is There a Bernie Bias?

Underdog political candidates often claim they are ignored by the mainstream media; and the Bernie Sanders’ campaign is no exception.  His supporters …

Remembering the Losses of 9/11

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 when 2,977  Americans lost their lives.  As we pause …

The Wilds Of Education

The Wilds of Education by Frank Bruni  – New York Times.  September 28, 2014 “There’s too much caution in too many schools” …

Students Protest Decision to Ban Protest

A School Board in Colorado seeks to ban the teaching of dissent and protest in the public school curriculum in favor of …

Four Decades Of Taxes And Spending, In 2 Graphs

Here is an interesting look from the Planet Money team at NPR at how our taxing and spending has changed little over …