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How to Spot Fake News

Carolyn Thompson, in an article written for the Associated Press, advises on how to spot fake news. Here are her suggestions: Consider where it was first published? Is there a source? Is the source reliable? Has it been “fact checked?” … Continue reading

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Women and minorities in political and judicial office

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice.–Martin Luther King Jr. Jelani Cobb, in a New Yorker magazine article titled “Voting by Numbers,” which appeared in the Oct. 27th issue, explains that while women make … Continue reading

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The Challenge Facing Democrats

Many of us have been disappointed by President Obama’s latest negotiating position on the fiscal cliff.  We thought the $250,000 cutoff for extending the Bush-era tax cuts was set in stone.  We thought Social Security was off the table.  We … Continue reading

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