Avoiding Fake News and Other Scams

“Knowledge is power.” But knowledge of lies doesn’t do anyone any good. So here are a bunch of tips for knowing whether something is real or fake. First, Facebook.  And incredibly sadly, Facebook is where too many people get their “news”....
Defending DACA and Dreamers

Defending DACA and Dreamers

On September 5, 2017, the Trump administration announced that it will end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) in six months time.  DACA is a program put in place by President Obama to protect Dreamers (children of undocumented immigrants) from deportation....
Confederate Myths in Chester County Schools

Confederate Myths in Chester County Schools

As students go back to school around Chester County, they may be returning to classrooms where they’ll be taught myths about the US Civil War, symbols of the Confederacy, and the very reason the Southern states seceded from the Union.  At least one Chester County...
Economic Resistance – Grab Your Wallet

Economic Resistance – Grab Your Wallet

By an ICC Research Committee member. #GrabYourWallet is a boycott against Trump family businesses and retailers who sell or have ties to Trump products. It was started by Shannon Coulter in response to the Access Hollywood video of Donald Trump boasting about...
Are We Having A Constitutional Crisis?

Are We Having A Constitutional Crisis?

By Tommy Richards, Ph.d Are we having a constitutional crisis?  This question has been asked and answered to the point of exhaustion over the past several weeks, prompted by the series of back-to-back-to-back-(-to-back?…it’s getting hard to keep track) scandals...
Progressivism in the Age of Trump

Progressivism in the Age of Trump

By Tommy Richards, Ph.d What does progressivism mean in the Trump era? Countless local and national organizations– Indivisible Chester County among them – are now dedicated to resisting the Trump agenda by embracing progressive causes and calling for progressive...