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December 2017

Gerrymandering: Corrupt Partisanship at Its Finest

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Wayne Dawkins, a journalist for the British newspaper Guardian, recently visited the United States, and was shocked when he found out about gerrymandering. In America, he says, “voters don’t pick their elected officials; politicians pick their voters.”1 And he’s right. Redistricting is performed every ten years, after the census, in order to ensure that each district…

Educational Disparity Caps Student Potential

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At an Andover town meeting, a request to develop a new apartment building on Dascomb Road in Andover was withdrawn because of citizen concerns. The development project would require affordable housing, thus provoking questions over the effect of the project on school enrollment. People’s hesitance may have been rooted in the fact that there was…

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