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Neal Milner

Neal Milner: State’s Biggest Projects Put ‘Hawaii Political Time’ On Display Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: State’s Biggest Projects Put ‘Hawaii Political Time’ On Display

Rail, Aloha Stadium and a new prison are taking at least as long as the 40 years it took Moses to lead thousands of his people out of the desert to the Promised Land.

Neal Milner: Think Capitol Rioters Were On The Fringe? Think Again Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Think Capitol Rioters Were On The Fringe? Think Again

Analysis of insurrectionists’ backgrounds shows it’s not a beautiful day in the neighborhood.

Neal Milner: Elderly Hit Hard By Pandemic Aren’t Just Vulnerable Victims Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Elderly Hit Hard By Pandemic Aren’t Just Vulnerable Victims

Yes, older people have died at disproportionate rates, but they have also shown remarkable resilience.

Neal Milner: Time Is On The Side Of Those Who Can Afford To Wait — Even Trump Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Time Is On The Side Of Those Who Can Afford To Wait — Even Trump

Legal challenges over the former president hanging on to his business interests even after he took office started strong but are still unresolved four years later.

Neal Milner: Protecting White Identity Is Not Going Away Anytime Soon Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Protecting White Identity Is Not Going Away Anytime Soon

Even the most polite of insurrectionists are having a hard time giving up white dominance.

Neal Milner: It Won’t Be Easy, But Americans Can Learn To Get Along Again Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: It Won’t Be Easy, But Americans Can Learn To Get Along Again

The nation has been polarized in the past, but somehow found a way to be civil again.

Neal Milner: Biden’s Job Will Be To Chip Away At Sectarian Hatred Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat

Neal Milner: Biden’s Job Will Be To Chip Away At Sectarian Hatred

One strategy is to emphasize competence over sectarian divisions.

Neal Milner: The Democrats’ Elitism Is Getting Them In Trouble Stephen Shepard/Flickr.com

Neal Milner: The Democrats’ Elitism Is Getting Them In Trouble

Hypocritical behavior exacerbated by lame apologies is not a good look.