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Add Another Name to Biden’s Short List

April 26th, 2020 No Comments

She’s Latina. She draws huge crowds. She might get young people to actually vote.


Keep Sabrina and Ruthy Together

April 17th, 2020 No Comments

Tsai should retain his right as the owner of the Brooklyn Nets to sign Ionescu to play for his NBA team.


Retire Numbers for Ducks’ Dynamic Duo

April 3rd, 2020 No Comments

The University of Oregon should retire their jersey numbers, so that future fans can learn of the excellence we were lucky enough to witness.


Fixing Salem Truancies

March 14th, 2020 No Comments

No Republican incumbents could campaign if a special session is underway.


Eugene Should Host an Abundance Swap in 2020

December 27th, 2019 No Comments

We often hold our stuff because we can’t part with their stories. Seeing a beloved object go to a good home can add a vital sweetness to an otherwise bitter grief.


Simple Fixes to Overly Dramatized Democratic Debates

August 9th, 2019 No Comments

Networks want to build their brands as much as the candidates do, so I have an even simpler plan. The Democratic National Committee could simply ban the split-screen video effect.


Housing Affordability Plans Won’t Work; Focus Instead on Civic Pride

May 10th, 2019 No Comments

Participatory budgeting projects can create wonderfully unique points of neighborhood pride. Gentrification slows. Neighborhoods become more resilient.


Happiness: We’ve Swapped Eudemonia For Bliss

April 26th, 2019 No Comments

Happiness started as an elegant encapsulation of the democratic ideal. But democracy didn’t give us rapid economic growth. Capitalism did. So “happiness” was taken over and redefined by the mercantile class, to sell its goods.


No Collusion! Explained

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

Trump planned to keep his day job as a real estate mogul, a television star, and a spokesperson for white male victimhood. He never wanted to live in the White House.


Oregon Explores Early Voting

April 5th, 2019 No Comments

Whenever a 16-year-old drives a car, every driver on that road shares the risks caused by their inclusion. Why should society in general be any different?