Jonathan Zimmerman

Colin Kaepernick and American Freedom: The Quarterback's Protest Exemplifies What Our Nation Stands For

“We wonder why our country is in the toilet?!” Thus tweeted former pro baseball player Aubrey Huff, condemning Colin Kaepernick after the San Francisco 49ers quarterback refused to stand during the national anthem at a preseason game last week.

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Another Big Lie From Trump: His Supporters Are the 'Silent Majority'

A few weeks ago, I went to a Donald Trump rally in suburban Philadelphia. Boisterous supporters lined the sidewalks, chanting “USA” and “Build That Wall.” Many of them also wore hats and T-shirts bearing an incongruous message, especially for such a noisy afternoon: “The Silent Majority Stands With Trump.”

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Welcome to Coca-Cola Town, U.S.A.: America’s Scary Corporate Naming Problem

For the past 20 years, I’ve been taking the train to the Market East Station in my hometown of Philadelphia. But I’m not going to be doing that again anytime soon.

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What’s Not Being Taught About The Iraq War

Upon the 10th anniversary of America’s war in Iraq, a critical question with serious ramifications has been little explored: What are our children being taught in schools about the conflict, as it passes from “current events” into history?

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