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How Good Intentions Crippled Economic Justice

(By Tegan Truitt, 1776 Scholar) The famed observer of democracy, Alexis de Tocqueville, writes that, though democratic nations love freedom, “for equality they have an ardent, insatiable, eternal, invincible passion; they want equality in freedom, and,

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The Democrats’ Pope Problem

(By Donald Devine, '76 Contributor) Sure, the mainstream media has spent its time highlighting Francis’ Republican snares — on immigration, the environment, the death penalty, and market economics. But Republicans were at least consoled by

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Fracking and the Urban-Rural Conflict

(’76 Contributor) President Barack Obama has promised to make economic inequality the central issue in congressional elections this year. Similarly, urban-centric activists in Colorado have launched

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