Monthly Archives: March 2016

Unfortunately, We’re Cooking Now

I tire of writing about climate change because so few Republicans seems to be listening and so attempts to stop the destruction of our planet ignored or blocked in Congress. Sure, folks in other parts of the world are doing … Continue reading

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Addressing the Costs of Higher Education

Beginning with the 1862 Morrill Act by which Congress set aside federal land for establishing “land-grant” colleges and later with the creation of new colleges for women and African-Americans, the right to an accessible and affordable college education was supported … Continue reading

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An Even Tougher Road Ahead for Sanders

Just a couple of weeks ago I wrote that Sanders chances of becoming the Democratic nominee were slim at best: With Clinton’s victory in Nevada, lead in South Carolina, and odds to win at least 6 or 7 of the … Continue reading

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