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Increased education might not increase political engagement

Focusing on civics education distracts from the socioeconomic context of political participation

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Robert Mueller is not our knight in shining armor

Based on how the country reacted to Nixon and Bush's transgressions, the Mueller Report likely wouldn't have any major impact

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Marijuana legalization inevitable but will bring new economic, social challenges

Marijuana legalization will likely have similar socioeconomic effects to other vice industries, like alcohol and tobacco

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A vote of no confidence for Madison local government

Historically low voter turnout in local elections shows Madisonians know their local leaders have very little influence

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Student organizers must lay the groundwork for their successors

Ever-changing student body a difficult place to organize, but task made harder by the scarcity of inherited wisdom

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Anti-Semitism on campus must be dealt with proactively, at the source

Though anti-Semitism among students manifests itself in graffiti or harassment, it finds a stable home online

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Evers, Democrats must build base to overcome Republican obstructionism

Only meaningful response to Republican stonewalling is to build broad, popular support for a progressive vision

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More than rallies needed to force an end to border cruelty

Without serious political pressure, immigrant rights movement may remain stalled at demonstrations

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University‚Äôs focus on employability makes demise of the ‘well-rounded student’ inevitable

University is trending away from its purpose, but students should not give up hope

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Pressure for civility should not dull the celebrations around Walker’s defeat

Though Walker's governorship is done, the ramifications of his tenure remain intact