Local News Can Save Us. But Not if the Government Steps In

We need better ways to build back our small town newsrooms.

Right now, America is teetering on the brink of a lot of things, most of which aren’t good. Most of them can be traced back to the public health crisis that changed everything almost two years ago it isn’t over yet. As a new variant threatens to undo the progress made by vaccines, more Americans are…

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Samuel O'Brient

Samuel O'Brient

Financial news writer by day, political commentator by night. Former economic policy analyst. Founder and Publisher of My Side of the Aisle.

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