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Analysis

Reimagining America Part 4

Editor’s note:  This is 4th in a series, Reimagining America. Click here to read Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3. By Denise Candea, Charlotte County Dems writer I’m American by birth, but I was educated in Canada, where I was taught a highly sanitized version of my adopted country’s history. Sound familiar?  While we were

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Biden's Vision

Biden’s vision for racial justice: his 4th economic plan

Editor’s note:  This summary was compiled and edited from a July 29, 2020 New York Times article written by Thomas Kaplan and Katie Glueck By Fran Dance, Charlotte County Dems writer On July 28, 2020,  near his home in Wilmington DE,  former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. unveiled his fourth and final component of his “Build Back Better”

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Volunteer Spotlight

Activism: Vielka Wambold Walks the Walk

Editor’s note: This is the second in a Charlotte County Dems Profile series, Influencers, by Linda Conklin,  a Charlotte County Dems writer. “As the unbelievable [election] results became undeniable—while living in the United States, my birth country—I located my passport and have carried it with me ever since. That’s how threatened I felt.”–Vielka Wambold Vielka Wambold

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Analysis

A Day in the Life: Florida through the lens of hunger

By Linda Porterfield, Charlotte Dems Writer Remember the series of coffee table books, A Day in the Life, from 30 years ago?  Images visually explained life in America with bucolic references of happy times and beautiful landmarks from every state. We proudly displayed these editions on our coffee tables. How would a contemporary version of

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