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International Day Of Democracy

The democratic process is on many people’s minds these days. In some countries, like the United States, it has been on many of our minds almost constantly since 2016. It seems like democracy, itself, and the institutions that keep watch … Continue reading

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Celebrate Democracy OpEd

When I was an adolescent, two of my big goals were visions of idealism. The first was to run for the U.S. Senate, the second was to become a journalist. The first one has been placed on indefinite hold ever … Continue reading

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International Day Of Democracy

Plato supposedly said, “Democracy is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequal alike.” I can’t think of a better definition of democracy. He basically implied that democracy is desirable, messy, and … Continue reading

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Icelandic National Day

We seldom give much thought to Iceland unless some sort of peace negotiations are taking place in Reykjavik.  Or,  you perhaps still remember all the worrisome news in March of 2010 about the Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption that blew massive quantities … Continue reading

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