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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Lessons in marketing yourself: "Making lemonade" from the Presidential campaigns

Continuing a temporary sojourn from local political issues. In learning to write effective resumes and similar sections on college applications, one of the problems...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Oct. 2, 2015
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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Why the City doesn't hear residents' perspectives? It doesn't want to (part 3 of 3)

This recognize some promising, albeit understated, reactions of several of the Commissioners to a bad Staff report. The previous parts of this series addressed persistent...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Dec. 6, 2013
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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

de facto Emancipation Proclamation of May-August 1861: Events dictating decisions, not vice versa

Too often history classes and books tell us that things happened when they became official instead of when they became effectively inevitable with an explanation...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Aug. 4, 2019
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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

Environment, Design and Healthy Cities

In discussions of the impact of the environment on human health, the focus is routinely on problems such as chemical pollutants--it is relatively easy to explain...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Jun. 1, 2016
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A PRAGMATIST'S TAKE

A profoundly un-influential speech, 40th anniversary

We are approaching the 40th Anniversary of a speech that should have had substantial impact on American politics, but didn't. It is interesting to re-read this speech...

Original post made by Douglas Moran on Sep. 9, 2015
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