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Columbus is a city where an authoritarian Democratic Party machine holds firm control over all city politics, backed by the checkbooks of their suburban millionaire and billionaire...

Ohio plans to execute Alva Campbell on November 15, 2017, in revenge for his 1997 murder of Charles Dials, a crime to which Campbell confessed and pled guilty. However, the person Alva Campbell is...

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Wednesday, 15 November 2017
Wednesday, Nov 15, 6pm Room 209 Enarson Classroom Building- 2009 Millikin Rd. Columbus, OH 43210 The Ohio State Sierra Club Student Coalition is hosting a Voices on Sustainability event! We have invited professors, politicians, and...

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A big chunk of American democracy is riding on Tuesday’s Virginia election.

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The Japanese hedge fund-owned Columbus Dispatch is trying very hard to get back in touch with its old family-owned crazy. The experiment with...

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For the last several decades, since we got enough distance between us and World War II for them to be a hypothetical threat rather than an active...

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15 November 2017

Wednesday, Nov 15, 6pm
Room 209 Enarson Classroom Building- 2009 Millikin Rd. Columbus, OH 43210
The Ohio State Sierra Club Student Coalition...

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Just prior to Hitler-inspired neo-Nazis and their white supremacist allies descending on Charlottesville, Virginia in August, the FBI began...