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[l] at 7/9/20 5:47am

It was June 20th and we antiwar vets had traveled all the way to Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the midst of a pandemic to protest President Trump’s latest folly, an election 2020 rally where he was to parade his goods and pretend all was well with this country...

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[l] at 7/7/20 6:11am

Think of it as a war system that’s been coming home for years...

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[l] at 7/5/20 1:37pm

“Up to a few months ago, Ben Suc was a prosperous village of some thirty-five hundred people...”

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[l] at 7/2/20 5:36am

The news that President Trump is planning to stage a “massive fireworks display” before a sizeable crowd on Independence Day eve...

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[l] at 6/30/20 6:00am

You know that feeling when you trip on the street and instantly sense that you’re about to crash hard and there’s no way to prevent it...

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[l] at 6/28/20 1:36pm

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Washington has initiated its largest spending binge in history...

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[l] at 6/25/20 5:09am

Let’s assume that Donald Trump loses the election in November...

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[l] at 6/23/20 5:46am

In the wake of the police killing of George Floyd, Americans are finally -- or is it once again? -- confronting the racism that afflicts this country and extends into just about every corner of our national life...

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[l] at 6/21/20 1:31pm

Recently, in this Black Lives Matter protest moment, my five-year-old son looked at me and asked, “Mommy, where did all the brown people go? Did the police here shoot them?”

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[l] at 6/18/20 6:00am

Let me rant for a moment. I don’t do it often, maybe ever...

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[l] at 6/16/20 5:34am

In 1964, an 18-year-old New York Military Academy first baseman named Don Trump slammed a game-winning home run against Cornwall High School that perked the interest of scouts for the Philadelphia Phillies and the Boston Red Sox...

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[l] at 6/14/20 1:32pm

They were relegated to the protest equivalent of a ghetto...

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[l] at 6/11/20 5:49am

America’s pundits and politicians have largely concluded that a new Cold War with China -- a period of intense hostility and competition falling just short of armed combat -- has started...

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[l] at 6/9/20 5:35am

It was a bare-knuckle brawl of the first order...

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[l] at 6/7/20 1:46pm

From their front porches, regular citizens watched a cordon of cops sweep down their peaceful street in Minneapolis, Minnesota...

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[l] at 6/4/20 5:36am

In the summer of 1995, when I was 18, I started visiting Tent City, a temporary encampment in an abandoned lot in northeast Philadelphia.

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[l] at 6/2/20 5:45am

These days, teaching graduating college seniors has me, as the Brits would say in the London Underground, “minding the gap.”

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[l] at 5/31/20 1:51pm

Class of 2020, wherever you are, I had planned to address you on this graduation day. But how can I?

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[l] at 5/28/20 5:47am

Many economists believe that a recession is already underway...

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[l] at 5/26/20 5:55am

Covid-19, an ongoing global human tragedy, may have at least one silver lining...

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[l] at 5/21/20 5:44am

There’s a meme that appears now and then on Facebook and other social media: “Those who don’t study history are doomed to repeat it. Yet those who do study history are doomed to stand by helplessly while everyone else repeats it...”

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