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The Electoral College is Archaic and Outdated – but Abolishing it is Not Enough

The electoral college is a unique institution to the United States now and when it was created – though it had been subsequently adopted and abandoned for being undemocratic elsewhere – and has been long considered problematic. Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey led a bipartisan effort to replace the electoral college in 1969 in favor of a direct vote. The

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Unrest Explodes Across America – George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and More

As we come out of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, ignoring the murder hornets, venomous sea slugs, and bioterrorist mugger monkeys, we are engrossed in protests and riots erupting across the country.  The ultimate cause of this unrest is an American story that is integral to our history – the murder of racial minorities by those with authority. 

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