Shelly Fagan is a freelance writer living in Arizona. She is passionate about American politics, business, universal basic income and worker rights. Follow her on Twitter @FaganWrites or on Medium at https://medium.com/@shellyfaganaz
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How Republicans Tampered With Elections

Election tampering by the GOP has been going on for years, and it is out in the open. Americans should not be surprised with allegations of gerrymandering by Republicans.

The stage was set for foreign influence long before Donald Trump ascended to his throne. Indeed, since 2008 (and some...

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Dying for a UBI

Americans are dying by their own hands for want of a Universal Basic Income (UBI).

According to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 45,000 Americans took their own lives in 2016. Often times, money problems played significant...

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The Catholic Church’s “Other” Abuse

TRIGGER WARNING: This article discusses many forms of child abuse.

At St. Clement of Rome elementary school, I made friends with a boy named Brian. He had an mop of unruly blond hair and his teeth seemed too big for his mouth, making him look goofy. I remember black was his...

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Status and the Opposition to UBI

 

 

I support a Universal Basic Income, or UBI, and this may be due to fundamental differences in my mindset and approach to social status.

I have no desire to be wealthy. Trying to understand why people do is difficult for me.<span...

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One Great Thing Trump did for America

Americans have been bagging on Donald Trump for two years. Democrats led the charge that the current administration has fomented discord, divisiveness and racial tension. It is easy to get caught up in all the things the man has done wrong. There have been scandals galore like hush money for...

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Why McSally Lost

In the 2018 midterm election, Democrat Kyrsten Sinema narrowly beat out Republican Martha McSally after a long and contentious battle to fill the seat vacated by Jeff Flake with the winner going on to become Arizona's first female senator.

If we look at the facts alone in this race, McSally's...