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  • Mel E. Furnish
    Published 10 days ago
    Corruption

    Corruption

    Injustice is everywhere.
  • Jonathan Reed
    Published 11 days ago
    Harry Megxits Royal Life

    Harry Megxits Royal Life

    It is perhaps one of the most iconic pieces of Royal film ever: a 21-year-old Princess Elizabeth dedicating her entire life to the service of her people and further Commonwealth family. Her historic words – “my whole life whether it be long or short shall be devoted to your service” – set a precedent for her reign, and in the near seventy years of service as Queen and Monarch, she has unflinchingly, stoically and tirelessly honoured each and every word.
  • Margaret Minnicks
    Published 11 days ago
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are 'Stepping Back As Senior Members of the Royal Family'

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are 'Stepping Back As Senior Members of the Royal Family'

    The Duke and Duchess of Sussex made an announcement on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, that included two pieces of important news. First, they announced they are "stepping back as senior members of the Royal Family" this year to become financially independent.
  • Karen Magnan
    Published 12 days ago
    Trump for Dummies
  • Peter Rose
    Published 12 days ago
    The politics of statistics
  • Scott Santens
    Published 12 days ago
    The Top Ten Andrew Yang Videos of 2019

    The Top Ten Andrew Yang Videos of 2019

    In the final week of 2019, I asked the supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang (otherwise known as the Yang Gang) to let me know their favorite videos of the year with or about him, and to vote on them using likes on Twitter. The result was a list of over 30 favorite videos. I then took the top 15 from that list and asked the Yang Gang to rank them using ranked-choice voting (one of Yang's policy proposals) to best determine the top ten videos. Over 350 people voted and this ranked list is the result.
  • Joel Eisenberg
    Published 13 days ago
    I Am An Avowed Liberal Who Listens to Conservative Radio In My Car. This is My Takeaway.

    I Am An Avowed Liberal Who Listens to Conservative Radio In My Car. This is My Takeaway.

    There was an old saying in my neighborhood when I was a kid: “You say white, I say black. We’ll never agree on anything.”
  • Tessa D'Alfonso
    Published 13 days ago
    AUSTRALIA IS ON FIRE

    AUSTRALIA IS ON FIRE

    Photo by Mick Reynolds
  • Bill Croft
    Published 13 days ago
    Stand United Not Divided

    Stand United Not Divided

    Yesterday, we were on our way to visit our grandson when the song “United We Stand” by Brotherhood of Man came on the radio. The lyrics are entirely appropriate for today’s turmoil: