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May 30, 2023

Moral Panics, Then and Now

For at least half a century, at least once every decade in the English-speaking democracies of the West there’s been a moral panic of some sort, usually related to progressive social change. In the 1980s, it was the now almost forgotten “Satanic Panic,” which spread like a sociological wildfire in...
May 2, 2023

Generation Climate: ‘Youth’ Speaks

Earth Day—the time for politely asking for help, signing a petition to save the bees, turning off the faucet...
Apr 25, 2023

Park Concessions: Private enterprise in public spaces

One of the oft repeated arguments against having agriculture in a national park is that it is a commercial...
Apr 11, 2023

You’re a Porn Star, Sir

A rebuke of The Donald You’re a porno star, sir, yes you, Donald. Pay attention please, since you’re in court...
Apr 4, 2023

Parting Shots

Gun control’s unlikely champions In just the first three months of the year, the Gun Violence Archive has counted 130...
Mar 28, 2023

Woke Choke

Time to study civics again By Kimball Shinkoskey Our people need to wake all the way up before we can claim...
Mar 22, 2023

Be the Change: It’s never just the tip

By Craig J. Corsini It is no secret to anyone reading this that the restaurant business is where good ideas...
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Mar 14, 2023

‘Woke’ Words

By Jonathan Klate Wokeness is what folks on the political right love to declare themselves as being against these days....
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