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Matt Evans: I Don’t Think the Republican Health Care Plan Actually Fixes Anything I Care About

Matt Evans: I Don’t Think the Republican Health Care Plan Actually Fixes Anything I Care About

I live in an area with many farmers. Since corporate farming is illegal in ND, every farmer is, in effect, a small business owner. I was asking one of my farmer friends, “hey, what do farmers in our part of the country do about health insurance?” His answer was interesting. Basically, he said that if

Matt Evans: 2016 Is Looking Like a Bad Year to Be the Status Quo

The UK has voted to leave the European Union. Doug Burgum, a man who has not previously held public office, just had a successful primary victory over a competent and long serving attorney general. And Wednesday, Donald Trump gave the best speech he’s ever given. Even Slate magazine called the speech “terrifyingly effective”. The message

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Matt Evans: A Quick Complaint About Smarter Balanced Testing

For the past three years I’ve taught computer science in a North Dakota public high school. It’s very difficult to find people who are properly trained to teach computer science and have the appropriate teaching certifications, so it’s very difficult to bring rigorous computer science to public high schools. To combat this problem, I’m part

Matt Evans: The Qualities Needed To Be An Effective President

When engaging in the national pastime of arguing about politics, Americans often like to claim that any candidate (besides the one they support, of course) is not qualified for the job of President of The United States. Usually, such petitioners don’t actually explain what they think the qualifications are, so it’s difficult to have a

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