Author Archives: Ken Dowell

Prohibition: The Left and the Right Collaborate, Produce a Fiasco

Suffragettes and Klansmen were allies in this fight. Continue reading

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Tess McIntyre Foundation: Abandoned, Mistreated Dogs Get a Second Chance

Some stories about dogs we’ve helped. Continue reading

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Work in America: Why is Full Employment So Unfulfilling?

Economists in the U.S. describe full employment as an unemployment rate that is between 4 and 6.4%. In October the unemployment rate was 4.1%. It had hovered around 5% throughout 2016. Depending on which economist’s definition of full employment you … Continue reading

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On the 50th Anniversary of a Summer of Urban Warfare in America

Are we really better off now than we were 50 years ago? Continue reading

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Sunday in the (Sculpture) Park

The Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, N.J. Continue reading

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(Guest Post) History of Halloween: Six Weird Facts

A guest post by Sandra Larson Continue reading

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Did the Environmental Movement Start in the Swamps of Jersey?

Morris County’s Great Swamp was once targeted as a site for an airport. Continue reading

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A Zoo on a Mountain

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, Colorado Springs Continue reading

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The Cowboy as Art

“The Western” at the Denver Art Museum Continue reading

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Will the Democratization of Information Destroy the Democracy?

Personally, I want to celebrate the democratization of information, but I may have overlooked how scoundrels and profiteers would use it. Continue reading

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