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The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade has devastating effects on anyone who can get pregnant. Plain and simple, this ruling is a clear effort to assert control over women’s bodies and therefore our agency, our autonomy, and our freedom.

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The Ukraine-Russia war has raged for more than a hundred days. Now is a critical time to reflect on the case for people of good will to urge their leaders to end the war. The benefits of doing so are manifest.

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Leave politics aside for a moment, if you can. What does the word “conservative” mean to you, outside of that cursed arena? To me, it connotes respecting tradition, caution when it comes to change, and hewing to the tried and true. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines it as “tending or dis…

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“The threats became much more specific, much more graphic, and included not just me by name but included members of my family…” This is how Al Schmidt, the former City Commissioner of Philadelphia and a Republican member of the election board, described the intimidation he faced during and a…

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June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Over the years Pride Month and Pride celebrations have become known for vibrant, colorful festivals and parades. But Pride originated not as a month of parades and festivals, but as a protest, a protest that fundamentally changed LGBTQ+ activism.

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Being a good board member wanting to create positive change usually means working together for a greater good. Spaulding is the opposite. Being on the board many years, we worked together to attract good administrators and teachers in a one of the lowest paying districts. My term was up in 2…

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This year for Flag Day, Norah O’Donnell hosted a CBS nightly TV news segment focusing on the Army. The nation’s highest ranking Army officer mentioned that in the 247 years of our national history, the Army has participated in 191 military campaigns.

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Over the last decade or so while most of us weren’t looking, something very concerning has happened in Vermont: it has become easier to build commercial strip development like a Dollar General store in a rural town than to build renewable energy.

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How can anyone sleep at night? My first nightmare about environmental crisis occurred in 1990. I was eight years old. In it, acid rain poured from the sky, scalding the skin of humans and stripping holes in the leaves of trees. On either side of a long, ashen-gray street, billowing plumes of…

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Being a bisexual man in America is difficult because American society has social expectations on bisexual people. Often, bisexuality is misunderstood due to media portrayal. Bisexual men and women are often not featured in public media, instead television shows tend to have either straight o…

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Crimes Of The Future, the newest feature film from famed body horror director David Cronenberg is the sideshow attraction of the year. The film follows Saul Tenser(played by Viggo Mortensen), a morbid visual arts performer, who’s newly grown organs are taken out as a crowd of hip-looking twe…

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The Uvalde and Buffalo mass shootings in May had at least two things in common: The shooters were 18 years old, and they had both legally purchased their own assault rifles.

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Among the issues facing voters in the coming midterms are ones all too familiar to working people. These are the struggles for living wages and good benefits, good working conditions, a strong and secure voice in the workplace, and a continuing affirmation of the dignity of labor.

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I’m beyond fed up that the gender of the murderers are still largely absent from conversations about America’s mass shootings crisis. In Buffalo, of course, racism and white supremacy cannot be overstated, but we ignore gender at our peril.

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Long before a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion revealed that by summer Roe v. Wade will likely be overturned, only pregnant people bore the burden of pregnancy—not just physically, but also financially. “Impregnators” have always had the choice to walk away. Sure, they could be on the hook…

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Temperatures reached the 90s in central New Hampshire over the weekend, and the cats seemed as surprised as anyone.

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Although great empires rank among the most powerful engines of world history, they are also among the most dangerous, especially as they brood over their decline.

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The leaked draft Supreme Court opinion on Roe v Wade roused rage from both left and right. One reaction has been common to both sides – more democracy-eroding cynicism about our government.

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In any condition of divergent neurodevelopment, how does thought transport in the brain and how does the memory pick, store, group and give thoughts?

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In the weeks since Russia invaded Ukraine, millions of Ukrainians have fled the country as refugees. Hundreds of those refugees have now arrived at the southern border of the United States seeking asylum, after flying to Mexico on tourist visas.

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“Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from a cross of iron.”