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A Pragmatist's Take

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About this blog: Real power doesn't reside with those who make the final decision, but with those who decide what qualifies as the viable choices. I stumbled across this insight as a teenager (in the 1960s). As a grad student, I belonged to an org...  (More)

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Plethora of propaganda provides media literacy lessons
Nov 12, 2020 1:53 am
Comments: 10 | Views: 1,135

"If you don’t read the newspaper, you are uninformed; if you do, you are misinformed." (^... More
Lie down, Roll Over, Play Dead: City Attorney and Manager to Council - Unasked/Unanswered Questions
Nov 2, 2020 3:03 am
Comments: 9 | Views: 1,897

Tonight, City Council is being asked to settle a lawsuit on Foothills Park for which there are too many major unanswered questions for them to make such a decision.... More
Democracy loses again at City Hall: "Pig in a poke" lawsuit settlement
Oct 27, 2020 4:17 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,003

City Hall is again subverting the democratic process by settling a lawsuit filed by two Palo Alto residents and 8 others who are incensed that City Council did not... More
Foothills Park Pseudo-Lawsuit: Is the City going to cave-in & defame its residents as "racists"?
Oct 12, 2020 6:15 pm
Comments: 9 | Views: 3,202

At the September 28 City Council meeting, there was a closed session to discuss a lawsuit against the City seeking to open Foothills Nature Preserve (previously... More
Tanaka resurfaces false 2016 accusation against Burt: PA City Council election
Oct 5, 2020 2:14 am
Comments: 6 | Views: 2,009

Toward the end of the City Council Candidate Forum hosted by Palo Alto Neighborhoods, candidates were asked to direct a question to another candidate. Greg Tanaka's... More
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