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On December 15, 1921, the Kansas National Guard arrived to break up women’s marches in support of a strike of coal miners in southeastern Kansas. That intervention, done with the open support of United Mine Workers of America president John L. Lewis who hated the independent and socialist UMWA local in that state, demonstrated the […]
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Kansas: Trump’s John the Baptist

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On November 14, 2017
What Kansas has done to its state government, Trump wants to do to America. “My No. 1 question to anybody who opts in favor of nondisclosure is, ‘What are you trying to hide from us?’ ” said former Rep. John Rubin, a Johnson County Republican, calling Kansas “one of the most secretive, dark states in […]

Compete Everywhere

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On April 15, 2017

In the aftermath of the Kansas special election, there was a lot of the typical Democratic infighting, with the left angry that Democrats didn’t do more in a district that swung over 20 points f

Racist in Chief

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On February 28, 2017

Donald Trump is showing the leadership one would expect in the aftermath of the racist murder of Indian engineers in Kansas. At some point, embarrassingly late begins to verge on something more disqui

Pretty good Times piece on the rapidly growing Latino populations in the Great Plains. Of course, a lot of the local whites are outraged. On the other hand, their towns are literally dying. Latinos are bringing them back to life. The Times piece only references in passing why Latinos are migrating to these particular places–hard, […]
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