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“In Praise of Debate: An Internet Business Model,” by Dave Scotese. Bringing people together by exploring differences.

I met Dave Scotese a few years back through our mutual friend Ernest Dempsey. Dave created Litmocracy a place that nurtures writers and ideas. In yet another innovative move, Dave proposes an internet business model to debate social and political ideas. His main idea is to bring people together by exploring differences. But, let’s listen […]

Riehlife Poem for MLK’s life and death: “Democracy,” by Langston Hughes

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the assassination of the great civil right’s leader Martin Luther King, Jr. Riehlife offers Langston Hughes’ poem “Democracy.” —JGR _________________________ Democracy by Langston Hughes Democracy will not come Today, this year Nor ever Through compromise and fear. I have as much right As the other fellow has To […]