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Public Money, Private Schools

Public Money, Private Schools

In May — with help from legally questionable arm-twisting by disgraced and soon-to-be-deposed House Speaker (and general all-around sleazebag) Glen Casada — the Tennessee

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Millington: One of Tennessee’s Five Best Cities to Live In

Millington: One of Tennessee’s Five Best Cities to Live In

Franklin, Millington, Germantown, Brentwood, Collierville. What do these five Tennessee cities have in common? And how does Millington, with its unpretentious middle-class roots, come to be in

Lesssons From Countess de Castiglione: Inventor of the Selfie

Lesssons From Countess de Castiglione: Inventor of the Selfie

For artists, self-portraits have been a way to explore form, movement, and representation with the most accessible model around: the self. As technology has

“Ignorance is Strength”

“Ignorance is Strength”

The temperature in Fairbanks, Alaska, hit 90 degrees this week, an all-time record. Sea ice levels have shrunk to historic lows in Antarctica, Greenland,

Farewell, Clean Power; Trump’s EPA Plan Will Make Pollution Worse

Farewell, Clean Power; Trump’s EPA Plan Will Make Pollution Worse

Last week, the Trump Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) regulation to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan (CPP). But

Champions! The USWNT Deserves Equal Pay for Equal Play

Champions! The USWNT Deserves Equal Pay for Equal Play

Women deserve pay equal to their male counterparts in every circumstance and on all stages. There is no reasoning, no logic, and no basis to

Food Flight: Eating In or Eating Out?

Food Flight: Eating In or Eating Out?

We had become embarrassingly close to addiction with food delivery services, until we stepped back from the brink and realized the consequences, not just

Lies and Damned Lies

Lies and Damned Lies

There was a popular meme flying around Facebook this week. It was a picture of Mark Twain, accompanied by this sentence: "No amount of

Harris, Biden, and Busing

Harris, Biden, and Busing

We have no objection to the sudden rise to viability as a presidential contender of California U.S. Senator Kamala Harris. As the sentient world knows,

Grit and Groan

Grit and Groan

Watching Marc Gasol celebrate the NBA championship was more bitter than sweet.
While the local and national media were busy portraying Memphis as a town just happy to watch our Large Spanish Son succeed, I wondered

Internet Married

Tennessee lawmakers shouldn’t make officiants join the “God club” to marry friends, family.
It's kind of like that old saying: When Tennessee lawmakers close a door, the internet opens a window. This year, lawmakers here valiantly slew

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Farewell, Clean Power; Trump’s EPA Plan Will Make Pollution Worse

ChristineNHart: At the American Lung Association, we share Ms. Shobers concerns regarding the ACE rule and its impacts on air quality »

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Public Money, Private Schools

J Thom: There's a good chance I will send my kids to private school in Shelby County. That said, I 100% oppose »

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