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Core of the problem

It’s shocking, but the Colorado Avalanche management would still have us believe that its beloved “core” is still a viable, winning group of players, the future of...

Prof. David Hackett Fischer

I recently received an email informing me that one of my most admired college professors, David Hackett Fischer, is retiring. IJN readers who are Brandeis alumni, or...

Sully

There’s a great exchange in Clint Eastwood’s recent film “Sully.” It’s 2009, just after Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger’s “miracle on the...

Passing the torch?

Can music survive the casualties of 2016? This year has seen the loss of some of the most iconic musicians of the past generations. David Bowie was a true artist, who...

Shoe on the other foot

There’s a hefty dose of irony in the reaction to last Tuesday’s presidential election. Irony is often mistakenly understood to be coincidence, a misunderstanding...

3B

When Morgan Carroll, congressional candidate for Colorado’s District 6, visited the IJN recently, we discussed public education. According to Carroll, public schools...

Numbers

Sometimes, when numbers are so large, they seem unreal. Like the $25 billion Amendment 69 is asking. According to 2015 census estimates, there are 5,456,574 legal...

Write what you know

There’s a well-known adage, “Write what you know.” What this means is a topic of debate. After all, mystery and horror writers obviously haven’t (hopefully!)...

Mirror image

This might be a disturbing thought, but is Donald Trump a mirror image of our society? I haven’t watched the Access Hollywood video leaked on Friday, nor do I intend...

President Peres

If one studies the life of Shimon Peres one quickly realizes he was a complicated and controversial figure. To some degree, that’s to be expected in a 70-year...