How States Are Voting in the 2020 Election

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH This color-coded map indicating the proportionate number of votes for each state was created for a detailed article published by the New York Times. A somewhat more up-to-date…

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I Guess That Outrage Just Ain’t What It Used to Be

BY MARTIN KICH You may remember (it was less than a decade ago, though that hardly seems possible) when this salute with a hand holding a styrofoam coffee cup was considered an unforgivable insult …

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President Truman’s Labor Day Address in Cadillac Square, Detroit

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH September 06, 1948 This, in my opinion, is a great day for labor. This is a great day for the country. When I can stand on this same platform in the city of Detroit with the M…

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Public Opinion on College Football This Fall

Posted by Martin Kich Morning Consult has released the results of its recent polling on whether the BCS playoffs should be held now that two of the Power 5 conferences have postponed their seasons.…

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One of Our Own Is Running for a Seat in the Ohio Senate

POSTED BY MARTIN KICH Ten years ago, Joel O’Dorisio was campaigning for a faculty union at Bowling Green State University. Ten years later, he has been campaigning to be the next State Senator for …

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UNC-Chapel Hill: What’s Going to Be the ‘Real’ Issue Here?

by Martin Kich Consider the following items: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the largest schools in the country to bring students to campus for in-person teaching, said Mond…

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A Response to Asininity Posing as Good Old American Common Sense

by Martin Kich What follows is a Facebook post that is apparently being shared fairly widely: Is there someone out there who can tell me what our end game is with the Rona? What is the magic formul…

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Akron Represents a Crisis. It Is Not an Anomaly.

by Martin Kich The current situation at the University of Akron is extreme but nonetheless illustrative of the situations developing at many of our college and university campuses across the state …

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