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28 articles found.

SUMMARY VIEW  Expanded details within a Category. Click on article title, Category, or a listed Topic

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Citizenship

 6 records found

Were You Part of History? by U.S. Census Bureau staff


(May 1, 2021)
Despite unique challenges to voter registration and voting created by COVID-19 and heightened concerns about turnout as a result, the 2020 election had the highest voter turnout of the 21st century…
Topics: COVID-19 Government News Politics Social Issues Voting & Elections


What Matters More: The White House or Our House? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(November 6, 2020)
A post-election reflection on the choices we make every day…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Government News Personal Issues Values Voting & Elections


'Twas the Night Before Voting by James N. Watkins


(November 2, 2020)
Jim turns to verse to contemplate the act of voting…
Topics: Faith Government News Politics Social Issues Voting & Elections


Election Eve Expectations by Stu Johnson


(October 31, 2020)
Be patient, the 2020 Election is like none before and the counting will go on for days…
Topics: COVID-19 Freedom Government Media News Politics Research Social Issues Social Media Social Unrest, Division Voting & Elections


Mail-In Voting Update by Stu Johnson


(September 1, 2020)
Do it early!…
Topics: COVID-19 Current Events, News Government News Politics Racism and Inequality Voting & Elections


How Should I Vote? by Stu Johnson


(August 8, 2020)
Will COVID-19 impact the way you vote?…
Topics: COVID-19 Government News Politics Racism and Inequality Social Issues Voting & Elections



Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 1 record found

Thirst-Quenching Heavenly Reign by George Garrison


(January 22, 2021)
A pastor reflects on the contrast between earthly government and the promise of the heavenly reign to come…
Topics: Beliefs Current Events, News Faith God Government Hopes & Dreams Politics Racism and Inequality Voting & Elections



General

 2 records found

Unintended Consequences - Part 1 by Stu Johnson


(November 6, 2015)
A personal experience leads to thoughts about unintended consequences (part 1 looks at making matters worse)
Topics: Government Nature Planning Science & Technology


Unintended Consequences - Part 2 by Stu Johnson


(November 6, 2015)
A personal experience leads to thoughts about unintended consequences (part 2 looks at unexpected benefits, causes, and tips)
Topics: Government Planning Science & Technology



Government & Politics

 9 records found

Driven Apart by Stu Johnson


(October 10, 2020)
Where and how you get information matters…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making COVID-19 Dysfunctional, Broken Government Internet Media Politics Research Social Issues Social Unrest, Division Technology Values Voting & Elections


Watkins for President 2020 by James N. Watkins


(July 17, 2020)
Throwing his pen in the race with the Tupperware party—'Putting a lid on government'…
Topics: Faith Government Humor Politics Trends Values


The Census is Coming! Reported by Stu Johnson


(March 11, 2020)
Watch your mail for your invitation to participate…
Topics: Demographics Government Research Statistics


Who Conducted the First Census in 1790? submitted by Stu Johnson


(March 10, 2020)
U.S. Marshals overcame hardships and challenges to count 3,929,214 people in a young America…
Topics: Demographics Government History Statistics


Constitution Day and the Census Submitted by Stu Johnson


(September 17, 2019)
It was Hamilton versus Jefferson from the very beginning…
Topics: Demographics Government History Policy, Policy Formation Politics


There are 4 more items for the category Government & Politics and the Government topic...See the whole list


Holidays

 5 records found

Happy Fourth of July! by Barbara Greenleaf


(July 1, 2021)
Celebrating our 245th birthday…
Topics: Government History Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day)


How the WHO Stole Christmas by James N. Watkins


(December 3, 2020)
But Christmas cannot be stopped by coronavirus . . . or the authorities…
Topics: Christmas COVID-19 Faith Government Holidays Holiday Season Inspiration Jesus


Indpendence Day Q&A by James N. Watkins


(July 2, 2020)
A not-so-trivial quiz about July 4 and the Founding Fathers…
Topics: Beliefs Freedom God Government History Holidays July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) Patriotism Religion Spirituality, Seeking God Values


Life, Liberty, and . . . by Stu Johnson


(July 4, 2016)
Is the Declaration of Independence a relic or a prized possession?
Topics: Faith Freedom Government History Holidays Inspiration July 4 (U.S. Independence Day) Politics Values


What Did We Declare?Exploring the meaning of our founding document by Stu Johnson


(July 4, 2015)
Reading a novel inspires research about the document whose adoption we celebrate on July 4…
Topics: Beliefs Freedom God Government July 4 (U.S. Independence Day)



News & Current Events

 5 records found

Is It a 'Life' or a 'Choice'? by James N. Watkins


(September 3, 2021)
Texas law turns up the heat on a debate that will not die down…
Topics: Advocacy Beliefs Choices and Decision Making Government History News Social Issues Social Movements Values


Preventing a Second Civil War by James N. Watkins


(January 7, 2021)
Echoes of a day that tore the nation apart…
Topics: Current Events, News Faith Government History News Politics Social Issues Social Movements Social Unrest, Division


Earth and Heaven by James N. Watkins


(October 2, 2020)
What it means to me to be a citizen of both…
Topics: Beliefs COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith Government Language, Meaning News Religion Social Issues Social Movements


Down to the Wire Reports from the U.S. Census Bureau


(October 2, 2020)
Census count exceeds 99% as court orders extension of counting…
Topics: COVID-19 Demographics Government News Research Trends


Would You Vote for Deez Nuts?Iowa farm boy scores big in poll by Stu Johnson


(August 21, 2015)
The wacky, but worrisome, relationship between politics, polling, and media…
Topics: Government Media Popular Culture Research