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The Business of Government

The Business of Government

By Al Markowitz   Something that has always struck me about politics in our country is how often we confuse business with political leadership. Our own governor and Senator are “self-made” millionaire entrepreneurs. Part of the reason we see this is due to the power money has in our system, especially given the high cost

In Defense of Idealism

By Tom Robotham   On January 22, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman published a column titled “How Change Happens.” In essence, he argued that Bernie Sanders and his supporters are naïvely idealistic. “While idealism is fine and essential,” he wrote, “it’s not a virtue unless it goes along with hardheaded realism about the means