27 November 2016
My guest today is Bob Fitrakis, college professor, author, editor of the Columbus Free Press, and student of our elections, past and present.  

Joan Brunwasser: Welcome to OpEdNews, Bob. The 2016 election has come and gone....

17 November 2016

“All great changes,” said Deepak Chopra, “are preceded by chaos.”

That starts to get at it — how to...

11 November 2016

We got 1,001 things wrong in the latest U.S. election. Here are the top 10:

1. Expecting an election to solve deep injustices that require a massive movement, as have all the deep injustices of the past. This...

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10 November 2016

For the sixth time in our history, a candidate for President of the United States may have won the popular vote and lost the White House.

This must end.

While the nation—and much of the world—shudders at the thought of a...

Voting machine
08 November 2016

According to Green Party election observer Tekla Lewin, at Columbus precinct 13-A,B,C, the Godman Guild, six out of 17 voting machines have been taken offline because they are running out of the paper tape that is the only paper trail...

Bob with I voted sticker
08 November 2016

Election Day report from Columbus:

We are getting few early reports from Franklin County (Columbus) Ohio that voters are being offered provisional ballots when the lines are long at the polling sites. This happened to Free Press...

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