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In 2020, religious talk is unlikely to transcend partisanship.
We just have to figure out what to do about it. Let’s start by being neighborly.
It’s likely too late for compromise. We now face two stark choices: force the protesters off the mountain or abandon building the telescope in Hawaii.
New research suggests that social mobility and economic success depend heavily on the very discrete community, practically down to the block level, where you grow up.
Their botched handling of the Mauna Kea telescope project ought to make us all cynical about Hawaii’s ability to manage any big, new projects.
Mass arrests and mass incarceration of protestors is just not realistic as protestors grow stronger and the state grows weaker.
There’s only one plausible explanation: We’re all part of a computer simulation created by higher beings with a wicked sense of humor.
Like many Native Hawaiian controversies of the past, this is a problem that must be managed but cannot be resolved.
Too often the stories we tell ourselves about the homeless — even sympathetic stories — serve to separate “Them” from “Us.”
In a place that fixates on culture and tradition, you’d think we’d have some academics willing to do deep-dives into how this place is run.
The much ballyhooed effort to raise the minimum wage was just one bill that died with no vote or announcement. Lawmakers didn’t want you to even ask, much less know.