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COVID 19 Politics and civics

Trump and the White House: the unraveling

As the countdown to 03 November moves forward, the more inflammatory the rhetoric from the White House and Trump surrogates. Although big picture “politics” include jobs (“the economy”) and the environment (regulatory rollback), COVID-19 is a constant refrain in the daily deluge. Might the deluge be the result of an anticipated unraveling, in other words, […]

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COVID 19 Politics and civics

In national ruling, federal judge blocks USPS policies that unlawfully delay mail

In a major setback for the Trump Administration, a federal judge has blocked USPS from continuing national service changes which it initiated in July, citing voter disenfranchisement.

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Voter suppression, misinformation and how they can rig democracy

Notes from a presentation for CORE, a Corvallis, OR nonprofit that promotes community equity. During the pandemic, they host a monthly virtual meeting where passionate speakers with expertise help demystify current events or issues. Tonight, Jon Pincus and I will talk about voter suppression and disinformation in the context of the November general election.  This post […]