Tag Archive: district of columbia

Apr 12

Rigging the electoral system for the rich

A poll conducted late last year found that more than seven in ten voters think our election system is “biased in favor of the candidate with the most money.” While nothing about this number is surprising — except, perhaps, that it’s not even higher — it does reveal the depth of cynicism characterizing Americans’ perceptions …

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Mar 30

Instant communication hinders real connections

Lauren and Ashley got together for lunch at their favorite haunt. They started in on conversation that had been on hold for too long while checking the menu and placing their orders.  Fifteen minutes into catching up on the latest, Lauren’s phone rang and she answered. They began sharing again, but twenty minutes later another call …

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Mar 27

Forward Thinking Tax Policy: Give Texas a Competitive Tech Edge

When businesses look to Texas, they see a leader among the states economically. Our job creation and business-friendly climate is legendary. Other states yearn for the Texas advantage, but in many cases, twenty states plus the District of Columbia, our competition is well ahead of the game when it comes to attracting the engine of …

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