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WAYNE GERSEN

Column: A Marshall Plan for Afghanistan

8/28/21

In retrospect, the US decision to invade Afghanistan was ill-fated from the outset. For centuries, Afghanistan has fended off invaders. In ancient...

Recently, my wife and I have been learning about the years leading up to World War II by listening to historical fiction books and watching mini...

Despite the protests of advocates of public education and free speech, New Hampshire’s “divisive concepts” legislation will go into effect this...

At least 24 states led by GOP governors — including New Hampshire — are no longer participating in the federal pandemic unemployment compensation...

As the many columns and letters in the Valley News have indicated, HB 544, the ”divisive concepts” legislation proposed by Republican legislators...

Two seemingly unrelated topics dominated the news cycle recently — new voting laws in Georgia and President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan. A...

I started this essay in late February when I learned that President Joe Biden had broken his promise to end standardized testing in public schools....

A recent op-ed by New York Times columnist Charles Blow included a link to a July 2019 Pew Charitable Trust study on the levels of trust Americans...

I was heartened by President Joe Biden’s speech calling for unity. However, I fear that unity will be elusive as long as we keep rehashing the lies...

Column: Joe Biden’s hollow victory

12/12/20

Many viewed Joe Biden’s victory over Donald Trump as a victory for democracy and an end to the policies Republicans put in place during Trump’s...

As I write this, the incumbent president is still contesting the results of the election and has gone to the courts with unsubstantiated...

The national news has offered us many chilling scenes over the past several years, and particularly in the past few months. We’ve witnessed...

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