Before every election, an army of campaign workers, political party loyalists and community organizers grab their clipboards and pens and try to get people
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Dismally low voter turnout among eligible citizens between the ages of 18 and 24 is a perpetual cause for despair. The numbers are particularly
Have you ever been in a conversation with someone where, when the other person is speaking, you (a) are not really listening, and/or (b)
The first US Social Forum (USSF) took place in Atlanta in June 2007. Twelve thousand progressive social-justice advocates from all over the country came
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Mike Mansfield was a legislative giant, yet his two favorite words might have been “Yep” and “Nope.” He could be a Sunday-morning news show
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In 1995, the percentage of African-American players on the Cardinals was above the league average. In 2009 it was one-fourth the league average, and as the 2010 season begins there are no African-American players on the Cardinals roster or coaching staff.