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Who’s Afraid of ‘Socialism’?

“While plenty of socialists embraced democracy, plenty of capitalists turned to dictatorship.”

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Essays Nonfiction Online-Only Prose

Gentrification Transforming Neighborhoods in Big Texas Cities

“San Antonio has also undergone these changes, but they haven’t been as pronounced.”

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Art Essays Nonfiction Prose

Solidarity

“It’s personal.”

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Art Essays Nonfiction Prose

My Knees, Anthony Bourdain and Depression

“The anger of Bourdain – tears of a clown.”

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Art Essays Nonfiction Online-Only Prose Reviews

Can Mittelpolitan Cities Ever be Strong?

The second in a two-part series of looks at Charles Marohn’s “Strong Towns: A Bottom-Up Revolution to Rebuild American Prosperity.”

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Art Essays Nonfiction Prose

Getting it Down

“An essay in two parts.”

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Essays Issue 2 Nonfiction Prose

Virginity

“Are you a virgin?”

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Belief and Evolution

Brett Kavanaugh hasn’t learned.

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Essays Issue 2

A School Board Meeting Challenges Faith

by Bekah S. McNeel Recently I covered what has been by far the most difficult events of my young journalism career: a school board meeting. I’m an education reporter, and school board meetings feature regularly my calendar. Usually the primary challenge is staying awake. On that Monday night, the primary challenge was keeping my faith. […]

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Free Pools for Baltimore Youth? Why Not?

by Ryan Boddy I want to state up front that the basis for this idea is NOT originally mine, so I’ll explain where it came from below. Like a lot of my stories, it’s a bit long. In my teenage years and early adulthood, I lived in Glendale, Arizona. I made my summer money as a lifeguard […]