Monthly Archive: December 2018

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She’s Running: Elizabeth Warren Announces 2020 Presidential Campaign

In a move that was surprising only in the timing, Senator Elizabeth Warren (D, MA) released a launch video and a notice of forming an exploratory committee for a 2020 White House bid. The later move allows her to officially begin fundraising, staff a campaign, and become the first of the known name candidates to declare.

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Some Thoughts on an Occasion of Sudden Death

Death is an alarm clock: love them NOW, before it’s too late. And maybe we do, maybe we go hug our significant other, tell our children we love them, vow to be more appreciative of the people in our lives. For a little while.

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Ordinary Times: Education Links

Your Ordinary World: Education Links from Scott Davies bringing you stories and articles on learning, teaching, education, and schools from Ordinary Times.

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Ordinary Sunday Brunch: Culture Links

Ordinary Sunday Brunch: Culture Links is Ordinary Times’ Sunday Morning tradition of bringing you links to stories about music, art, history, and food to read, share, and discuss.

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UBI in 2018

Universal Basic Income did not have the banner year it’s proponents had hoped for. Who knew it would be so hard to get people to take free money?

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On a Year Commuting by Train and Bike

For over a year, I have been commuting by train and bike from my home in Santa Rosa to South Marin County. This change in how I get to and from work has allowed for reflection on what it means to construct livability in our towns and cities.

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Linky Friday: NIMBY This, YIMBY That

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you links from across the web and around the world, this week with NIMBY This, YIMBY That, ft stories on housing, zoning, urban living, cities, communities, and gentrification.