Ready for Democratic Socialism?

By SID SALTER,

STARKVILLE — American politics has unfortunately long since devolved into a predictable battle between voters on the nation’s East and West coasts and in the largest cities who are predominantly liberal/progressive/socialist and rural voters in the nation’s “flyover” sections of the South, the Midwest, and other “heartland” areas who are predom



No easy fix to border woes

By SID SALTER,

STARKVILLE — The haunting photo of the bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramirez and his 23-month-old daughter, Valeria, on the banks of the Rio Grande at Matamoros, Mexico has now — for good or ill — become the face of the immigration debate in America.


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Biden’s remarks practical

By SID SALTER,

STARKVILLE — Among most of his supposed 2020 Democratic presidential primary opponents — particularly those hitching their political wagons to the New Left — Joe Biden’s recent comments on the days when those with significant differences within their own parties and certainly with those in the opposing parties could reach out and work together





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