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Frack OFF!

Students are not going to let Ohio fracking occur without dissent! Watch this Mic Check and be inspired to speak out against the dismantling of our environment. http://www.wearepowershift.org/node/3186 “Over the last year, gas industries across Ohio haven’t just been targeting land owners and communities: they’ve also been sneaking onto our campuses and hosting panels, info […]

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Occupy Wright State University

Did you know? Student Loan Debt will reach $1 trillion soon. “We are the future of our nation…no more cuts to education” Keep up with what is happening on campus with occupiers on the Facebook page. I am also posting OWSU’s press release from October. https://www.facebook.com/raidersoccupy

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Re-writing the rules?

The Occupy movement has clearly challenged government officials nationwide. The embarrassment that it has caused has stirred up a disturbing sentiment from local officials. http://www.daytondailynews.com/news/dayton-news/regulations-aimed-at-occupy-dayton-rankle-aclu-1294684.html

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Debate Forum Left, 11/22/11

The right to remain silent By Jolene Pohl I am not a law student or a lawyer but I am a citizen of the United States with a nifty pocket book Constitution from the ACLU. According to that book, the First Amendment protects my right to say what I want in the form of press, […]

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The Dangerous Dames of Dayton

Suffragette City: The history of Dayton’s League of Women Voters By Jolene Pohl Some have said they were “a little un-ladylike” and there were riots in the streets of Washington, D.C. because of them. Despite the uproar, the purple and gold flags waved high with the women who called themselves suffragists. Imagine stepping up to […]

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Occupy Dayton, Ohio

To participate in local Occupy events please go to the public Facebook page at this link: https://www.facebook.com/occupydayton There are some fantastic photos on the page of the rally yesterday and the occupation is strong! Good Luck Dayton! OccupyTogether

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Debate Forum Left, 10/4/11

Cheaters never prosper; unless they control Ohio By Jolene Pohl It is obvious the Ohio Republican-controlled Legislature has very little interest in encouraging citizenship participation in government since the governor’s redistricting map adds confusion and creates complications. The Apportionment Board’s new plan is partisan and simply ridiculous. The plan includes seven different counties throughout the […]

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Debate Forum Left, 8/2/11

Love thy neighbor, don’t poison them By Jolene Pohl-Crowell   Call me crazy, but I don’t think my neighbor should have the right to poison my neighborhood. If you are in desperate need of money and considering leasing your property to gas and oil companies, you may want to step back and look at the […]

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Debate Forum Left: 6/28/11

Everybody’s free By Jolene Pohl-Crowell My first reaction to the city’s panhandling, aka, soliciting ordinance is pure outrage. My inappropriate response is, “Just who the hell do you think you are?” Then I remember that even New York City is not immune to the dictatorship of appropriate public behavior ordinances. I blame NYC for unleashing […]

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Debate Forum: 8/23

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For rent Can Ohio’s national park be “leased” for drilling? By Sarah Sidlow Quick quiz: name the only national forest […]

On The Beat: 8/23

Roadside fruit stands, where art thou? By Jim Bucher Think the older you get, the more nostalgic. Guess it’s all […]

On Your Marc: 8/23

No character like McVie By Marc Katz I know, there were iconic entertainment groups that played early in their careers […]

Debate Forum: 8/16/16

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For the love of the game Olympic athletes have big dreams, but empty wallets—Should the government step in? By Sarah […]

Debate Forum: 7/19/16

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Sit down, G.I. Jane Should women be blocked from registering for the draft? By Sarah Sidlow U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson […]