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Extreme Economic Inequality Harms the U.S.

As a result of large increases in the portions of income and wealth going to the superrich since the early 1980s, many economic and social problems have gotten worse in the U.S. A fairer distribution of income and wealth is needed to alleviate the problems. This aritcle was first published by The Columbus Free Press.

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At-Large City Council Elections and the Suppression of Free Speech in Columbus

Columbus city council and its wealthy supporters have restricted freedom of speech to the point where their views monopolize the local mass media, and alternative views are shut out. One way to help correct this horrible and un-American situation is to modernize council’s structure to include district representatives who are closer to the people and not controlled by the wealthy. This article was first published by The Columbus Free Press.

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Columbus City Officials Hypocritical About Public-Access TV

Despite having millions of dollars of surplus funds, Columbus city officials are refusing to restore public-access TV, which they say has become unnecessary because people can communicate by the Internet. But their own acts show they don’t really believe the argument they are making. This article was first published by The Columbus Free Press.

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