Like many I awoke Wednesday, November 9 to a big surprise. Like many I wonder in what sense business as usual (more or less) will be the order of the day as Trump begins to actually govern, or whether or not we will see a significant pivot in our national life. 2,074 more words
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Welcome to Q2, young writers! This quarter we’ll be focused on sharpening our skills in crafting different elements of a strong expository essay, starting at the beginning with writing quality introductory paragraphs that include a well-developed, clear and debatable thesis. 536 more words
This serves as a companion piece to this post of some time ago . . .
This week we looked at some debates in the Athenian Assembly, and discussed the merits of their democratic processes.
Athenian democracy certainly had some similarities to our own system, but most initial observers would I think be struck by the differences. 5,051 more words