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The real threat to civil rights? Trump haters, by Donna Jackson

The real threat to civil rights? Trump haters, by Donna Jackson

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A common criticism of President Trump is that his presidency is a threat to civil rights. It is, but not because of anything he or his supporters have said or done. The real threat to civil rights comes from the environment ...
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A Growing Economy Provides Opportunity to Move More Americans off Food Stamps, by K. Michael Conaway and Horace Cooper

A Growing Economy Provides Opportunity to Move More Americans off Food Stamps, by K. Michael Conaway and Horace Cooper

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The American economy is growing rapidly, unemployment is at historic lows and job opportunities are everywhere. We can all agree it is a terrific time for Americans looking to enter the workforce. But when the Trump administration recently finalized a ...
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Friday Night Lights, Not Fights, by Martin D. Baker

Friday Night Lights, Not Fights, by Martin D. Baker

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Having played high school football, I know trash-talking is all part of the game. Getting into the opponent’s head can give a team an advantage. Fans do their part with chants. But everything should be civil and not taken beyond ...
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No Justification for Anti-Semitic Language, by Marie A. Fischer

No Justification for Anti-Semitic Language, by Marie A. Fischer

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It’s hard to justify the term “Jewing” someone down as anything but offensive. I know. I’ve tried. A friend of mine once created an exclusive Facebook group called “Us Them Down.” We considered it satirical and somewhat safe since everyone ...
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Protect Civil Rights with Citizen-Only Voting, by Christopher Arps

Protect Civil Rights with Citizen-Only Voting, by Christopher Arps

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Although voting is an important privilege for every American, it is of particular importance to black Americans. A key part of the civil rights movement was ensuring that every citizen, regardless of race, could cast a ballot. Activists faced poll ...
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No Need for Energy Poverty, by Derrick Hollie

No Need for Energy Poverty, by Derrick Hollie

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It’s a popular theme—from Thomas Malthus to Paul R. Ehrlich to Thanos of Avengers fame: Only drastic action will avert catastrophe. We must consume less, accept less, be less. We’re warned in ever more strident terms that we must act now or ...
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Race, Revisionism, and The New York Times, by Adrian Norman

Race, Revisionism, and The New York Times, by Adrian Norman

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The New York Times recently launched the “1619 Project”—an initiative that, by the paper’s own admission, “aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as our true founding, and placing the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans ...
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Antifa’s Chaotic Display of Objections, by Jerome Danner

Antifa’s Chaotic Display of Objections, by Jerome Danner

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Protesting once meant something. It had value in and of itself. It once was a highly-valued strategy of thoughtful, goal-oriented individuals that desired to spark change, not only in the minds of men, but in their hearts. Think of Martin ...
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Socialism Isn't the Solution to Unfair Drug Prices, by Stacy Washington

Socialism Isn’t the Solution to Unfair Drug Prices, by Stacy Washington

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President Trump recently promised that "America will never be a socialist country" -- at least not while he's in office. But some members of his administration didn't get the memo. The Department of Health and Human Services still plans to ...
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Black Conservatives Desire to Spark Change in Ferguson, by Jerome Danner

Black Conservatives Desire to Spark Change in Ferguson, by Jerome Danner

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Five years ago, a small town by the name of Ferguson, Missouri, got national attention for the wrong reasons. The media flocked to the area after a police shooting, which resulted in the death of an African American young man ...
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