Tagged: politics

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The Pete Principle

There has to be an underdog to the story, whether he wins or not, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg checks a lot of those boxes.

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Ordinary World 8Apr19

Your Ordinary World for 8Apr19 feature links to great writing and viewpoints to read, share & discuss.

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The Revenge Cycle, On Repeat

The same folks who are never satisfied no matter the outcome drive the ones with the most to lose away from their only mechanism of being heard.

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Ordinary World 4Mar19

Your Ordinary World for 4Mar19 in which we check in on the runners, participants in the ever growing 2020 Democratic Primary for President

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Apolitical Myth-Making

To ignore the political nature of our lifestyles is to create apolitical myths that hide us in a faux-innocence, subverting necessary chance, and protecting destructive power structures.

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Ordinary World: Throwback Thursday

Over ten years, Ordinary Times has over 15K posts. Here are a few that you should check out, and are interesting today in hindsight.

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How Artificial Wombs Could Transform the Abortion Debate

The debate surrounding the definition of personhood isn’t new, but it also hasn’t proven to be very consequential in terms of its impact on the modern abortion debate. The introduction of artificial wombs could change all of that

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The Deliberative Society and the Paradox of Political Engagement

We have arrived at a paradoxical position: our democratic institutions require our participation for their continued legitimacy and health, but a sudden surge of political engagement is currently driving their instability and stress-testing them to breaking point.

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Ordinary World for 7 January, 2019

Your Ordinary World for 7 January 2019 featuring links to stories and points of views you need to start your Monday Morning off right from Ordinary Times.

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Mitt Romney Writes a Thing, People React

What we now have in this latest version of Trump v Romney is two men in whom it’s been established who and what they are. In Romney we have a throwback vestige to the Republican party of the time before Trump the disruptor came, in many ways, as the reaction to that type of politics.

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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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President Trump at Ebb Tide

Ebb tide is the first feeling that the water is rushing out. Not the beginning or the end, the shift in the middle part of the cycle signaling change. That is what the last few days has felt like for the Trump Administration.

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Linky Friday: For the 116th Time…

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ end of week tradition of bringing you linked stories from around the world and across the web. This week, “For the 116th Time…” a look at the many stories of the incoming US Congress, plus remembering the music of Roy Clark.

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Taking the Fifth

Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the highest ranking female Republican in Congress. And I thinks she is in BIG trouble.

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Linky Friday: All in Due Time

Linky Friday is Ordinary Times’ Friday tradition of bringing you various links from across the web and around the world. This week, “All in Due Time” is the theme, with music interludes and plenty to read, share, and discuss.