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Sustainable Practices Aren't a Scary Thing

What we need from our government, regardless of political persuasion, is a sustainable vision for the future which is laid upon a strong foundation. At the current time I feel like neither Abbott nor Shorten is capable of shaping such a vision but hey, I’ve got to try and stay optimistic, right? 528 more words

Marriage Equality

WILLIAM GALSTON: The Democratic Party’s Economic Divide

Wall Street Journal — Hillary Clinton will have to navigate the center-left split on growth and the role of government.

As presidential aspirants jockey for the early lead, the future orientation of the Republican Party—on the economy, domestic issues, even foreign policy—is up for grabs. 69 more words

Politics

The more things change...

The past couple haven’t really talked about the news very much, so here’s some catch up on those big stories I didn’t get to cover recently. 503 more words

Domestic Issues

What To Do About Baltimore?

After all the deaths of unarmed civilians at the hands of cops and after Baltimore erupted into a night of violence the big question in the media is….what can we do about Baltimore?  536 more words

Society

The Good Old Days... that never happened

All the time, in politics, we as Americans are sold a very particular version of our past by politicians. You know, the era of postwar prosperity in the 50’s and 60’s, complete with Greatest Generation, everyone going to church, more national unity and patriotism, nuclear families just about everywhere, businesses not saddled with pesky regulations, income taxes lower than ever in order for supply-side economics to operate at full clip, and old-fashioned family dinners serving to reinforce the era’s traditional values. 1,043 more words

Domestic Issues

How everything is f**ked and there's nothing you can do about it: Our broken political system

As a preface, let’s clear up a few things.

1. I am not depressed. Unless you count reading until my eyes bleed and maintaining an unpredictable sleep schedule as abnormal, I’m not going through a particularly rough patch in my life, and am in fact rather happy with my personal state of affairs. 3,247 more words

Domestic Issues

In early March 2005, I made one of the quickest – and most impacting – decisions in my life. I decided to drop my ambitions of gaining my Physics Bsc Degree, and to go back home. 1,400 more words

Disturbance