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The stunning pace at which the norms and ideals that have guided the American experiment for the past 240 years are being upended in Washington, D.C., is both disorienting and disturbing. A country … more
America’s federal courts are supposed to be the great equalizer. While the costs of litigation can certainly limit the ability of some to have their day in court, the federal judiciary is, for … more
Every November I’m invited to share in the family hunting ritual of pulling the deer in from the woods. Amidst the huffing and puffing, one of us manages to exclaim, “ Well, we just passed our … more
There’s new evidence in a study from the Economic Policy Institute that points to better economic outcomes from left-leaning economic policies than those advocated by conservatives. EPI’s … more
As we reported last week, the lack of sufficient net in-migration of new residents, particularly young people, to our region is one of the factors limiting workforce availability here in northeastern … more
The North Country has a major workforce challenge and a child care crisis that is only worsening the situation. Which means it’s time to get serious about solutions. As we report this week, the … more
Recently someone offered cookies to a group of people I was with, and someone said, “Oh, yeah, sugar makes everything better.” Actually, it doesn’t. It would be far more accurate to say sugar … more
The U.S. drug industry breathed a big sigh of relief when President Trump strode to a Rose Garden rostrum earlier this month and made it clear he doesn’t plan to do anything meaningful to address … more
In May of 2016, I travelled to Zambia. It’s a rather long story how I happened to visit a remote region of southern Africa that, prior to this trip, I knew next to nothing about, and yet discovered … more
Can Joe Radinovich speak to both sides in a divided DFL? That’s the task he’s laid out for himself as he campaigns for the seat his political mentor Rick Nolan has held since 2012. Radinovich … more
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