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The apex of fake news

By: Daryl Rowland

...do you really think all gas industry executives and shale proponents are profit-mad lunatics who would poison their children’s drinking water and unleash earthquakes just to fatten up their 401ks?

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Komen & The Triumph of the Majority

By: Daryl Rowland

But in the Susan G. Komen case in particular, the implications for the political landscape in America are significant. We are seeing the voice of the majority triumph over the voice of the organized minority. 

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Aging in Place: What does it mean for our communities?

By: Jason Russell

We are all very much aware of the baby boomer population heading towards retirement age. We have engaged in public debates about how this could jeopardize the Social Security system, provide additional stress on the Medicare system,...

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Plan B or a heartbeat

By: Taryn Gress

There are currently two contentious women’s rights issues receiving attention nationally. You may not agree with my view, which is totally fine, but I want some conversation. One issue starts at the state level and the other...

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Place and racial hierarchies

By: Dan Moulthrop

A few weeks ago, as part of the Why Place Matters series at the City Club, Dr. Gail Christopher was introduced by Cleveland Councilman Joe Cimperman, who quoted a stunning statistic that has become fairly familiar to a number of...

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