All posts tagged "opinion"

  • Conspiracy Theories: The government’s case sets low-bar for conspiracy charges on eve of this week’s J20 trial

        A year ago, after the election of Donald Trump, Dylan Petrohilos hung an Antifa flag out in front of his house. “I had flying outside my home because Trump was elected and there was...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • In The Trenches: Historical, current events show need to think critically for ourselves

    On the eleventh month, eleventh day and eleventh hour of 1918, the greatest butchery that had been recorded in the history of the world at that time came to an end. The upcoming date — November 11,...

    • Posted November 8, 2017
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  • Snoozing through Fascism: A slow-motion academic protest of fascism emerges after conference

    The great Russian-American writer Masha Gessen was standing on the stage at Bard College in New York in front of a sign that read “Crises of Democracy.” It was the name of an Oct. 12-14 conference sponsored...

    • Posted November 3, 2017
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  • Where Are You From? Accents, histories and French intonations in Teton County

    I cannot count how many times I have been asked, “Where are you from?” by people in Jackson Hole. Although I should reply, “Why? Are you from the FBI?” I tell them with a slight grin that...

    • Posted October 25, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Confidence and Quantum Politics in the Age of Trump

    What “War and Peace,” umbrellas, and anti-fascists tell us about the way we understand the world A few moments before Senators Richard Burr and Mark Warner, Chair and Co-Chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, respectively, came out...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • Crucial Matters

    Underneath the beauty, horrendous matters exist in Jackson JACKSON HOLE, WY— As I am looking out of my window to the distant mountains that are already speckled with snow, I cannot help but to feel blessed that...

    • Posted October 11, 2017
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  • FROM OUR READERS

    Presidential Portraits and Hypocrisy Ah, portraitgate, the irony you expose! Trump’s entire election platform was based on disrespecting President Barack Obama in every way imaginable, from racist caricatures to the blatantly false claim that Obama wasn’t even...

    • Posted June 28, 2017
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  • DISPATCH FROM CHIOS: No Home for the Holidays

    A story of darkness, light and perspective. JACKSON HOLE, WY – It doesn’t feel like Christmas in Souda Camp as I cozy into my favorite corner of Muhammed’s Ikea container, where I’ve spent so many afternoons sipping...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • FREE SPEECH: Talking Too Much

    How speaking up presents a different set of challenges for half the population. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Women have a reputation for speaking too much. A Christmas photo that surfaced on the internet this year depicts a...

    • Posted December 28, 2016
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  • FROM OUR READERS

    Public Lands Under Serious Threat Folks in the West love our public lands, and for many reasons; the ample places to hunt, fish, camp, hike, ride and otherwise enjoy the great outdoors are a significant reason they...

    • Posted November 15, 2016
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