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Does Voting Condone Violence Against Your Neighbor?

We’re all taught that voting is a near sacred rite in democratic societies with the United States being the preeminent democratic socieities of all western nations.   1,236 more words

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Dean Baker on white privilege

The rise of Trump has provoked a considerable outpouring of commentary from the pundits.  Most of it centered on the chief complaint that the white working class is upset about losing its privileged position and see Trump as the ticket to setting things right.

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LSJ high school girls tennis preview

Note:-S–singles, D–doubles, sr.–senior, jr.–junior, so.–sophomore, fr.–freshman

CAAC BLUE

Coaches’ predictions: 1. Okemos, 2. Holt, 3. East Lansing, 4. Grand Ledge, 5. Jackson, 6. Eastern, 7. 1,832 more words

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Breaking the Economy to Save the Wealthy

In November 2015, FiveThirtyEight posted, The Economy is Better. Why Don’t Voters Believe It? of which I noted they didn’t seem to believe their own explanation. 708 more words

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