Monthly Archives: April 2012

An Interview With Reverand Gerald Britt

One of the most interesting bloggers on the Everyday Citizen blogsite has been Gerald Britt. Rev. Britt is a graduate of Harvard University’s Summer Leadership Institute and taught about community organizing at Yale University’s fellowship program for public housing administrators. … Continue reading

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An Interview With Cartoonist Tjeerd Royaards

Around two years ago I attended a convention in Portland by the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists where I met some of the best cartoonists in the U.S. and the world. During my time at the convention, I met Tjeerd … Continue reading

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Public Enemy and the Plight of the Inner City

I’ve never really liked rap music much as a kid. I’d like the occassional song from Run D.M.C. and the Beastie Boys, but I had a hard time understanding the anger of the gangster rap that came during the late … Continue reading

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An Interview With Poet, Activist and Teacher Diane Wahto

One of the great pleasure of the Everyday Citizen blogsite is reading the blogs of Diane Wahto. A teacher, a pro-choice advocate, an anti-war activist, an award winning poet, and a precinct committeewoman for the Sedgwick County Democratic Central Committee, … Continue reading

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John Mellencamp, Scarecrow, and the American Farmer

Many people remember the presidency of Ronald Reagan fondly. They see the economy improved under his watch, and see the image he created as a strong and confident chief executive who wore his love of America proudly. At the time … Continue reading

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The Specials And Margaret Thatcher’s England

Last December my wife and I watched the Meryl Streep movie about Margaret Thatcher. It was a wonderful movie and Meryl Streep did an amazing job portraying Margaret Thatcher. I learned a lot about Thatcher’s life that I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Walking Across America For The Dream Act

On March 10, starting at the Golden Gate Bridge, a group of enthusiastic immigrant rights activists began a 3,000 mile walk across the nation to promote the Dream Act and immigration reform. These activists hope to create a dialogue about … Continue reading

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