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Civics

Judge Joins Effort to Revive Civics Education And (Maybe) Democracy Itself – Inside Sources

As President Joe Biden labels his political opponents “threats to democracy” and Republicans express doubts about the integrity of basic democratic institutions, one prominent American jurist believes he may have the solution. Civics class. “A self-governing democratic republic cannot go on from generation to generation with an ignorant public,” said Douglas Ginsburg — former Chief

Hillsdale College

Conservative college’s curriculum gets foothold in S. Dakota – Associated Press

Photo: Shaun Nielsen stands for a portrait in Sioux Park in Rapid City, S.D. A few days before middle school teacher Shaun Nielsen joined a work group to develop South Dakota’s social studies standards, he got a thick package in the mail. Sent from Hillsdale, Michigan, home to a conservative private college enjoying outsize influence

Opinion

Opinion: Biden Is Sitting Atop a Technological Revolution, Not Leading It

When we look back on the convulsion that is going to reset America — the great technology-driven revolution that will extend to nearly every corner of American life — it may be named for President Joe Biden, but it won’t be his revolution. It is innovation’s revolution. He will help finance it and smooth it

Water

Officials grill water utility over response to earlier Luke AFB spill

The Arizona Corporation Commission grilled a West Valley water company Wednesday, asking why it did not respond more aggressively after chemical agents were discovered in water from its wells five years ago. Commissioner Anna Tovar at one point during the hearing asked an official of Valley Utilities Water Co., “Do you care for your customers?”

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