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Passion for overturning the Abortion Ban outweighs Anger over Inflation        

SCOTUS has lit a fire under the Democrats and Independents to get out and vote           Passion, not facts, drives voters to the polls. Republicans and...

Can the Global Corporate Tax Clip Corporate Power?

What is the Proposed Global Corporate Tax?In early October, The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), consisting of 136 countries representing more than 90%...

Making a case for Legalizing Psychedelics

Aside from issues that rightly dominate print headlines and social media, there is an inconspicuous national movement arising: legalizing psychedelics.  This movement may cause many...

What is to be done about America’s growing disparity in wealth?

Over the past year, new research has shown how a phenomenal accumulation of wealth has become concentrated among just 1 percent of Americans over...

Teach Civics In Schools or Face More Insurrections

Special Note for classroom use - any portions of this essay may be reprinted freely.  Ignorance Does Not Lead to Freedom The slogans of the January 6...

How Can Hate Speech and Conspiracy Theories be Banned on Social Media?

            The legal answer to that question depends on how the courts treat the status of social media providers. The political answer depends on who...

Does Esper’s Firing Imply Using the Insurrection Act?

Written by Nick Licata | Originally published 11/15/2020   Trump’s firing of Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, two months before leaving the White House, may mean...

Could the Covid-19 virus Delay Barrett’s Confirmation?

Written by Nick Licata | Originally published 10/4/20   The push for the Senate’s confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett may be impacted by...

How Slowing Mail Delivery Affects the Vote Count 

Written by Nick Licata In five swing states, local officials must have mail-in ballots in hand  by Election Day, or they will not be counted. Thirty-four states...

The Supreme Court DACA Decision—It was about politics—of providing a “reasonable” executive order

Urban Politics – USA  6/25/20 Written by Nick Licata   Photo by Rachel Cooper, “The “Authority of Law” marble statue by sculptor James Earle Fraser on the steps...

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