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Mary Blake Nobles


Column: Artists promote overconsumption. Don't buy into it

"There is nothing problematic about fans wanting to support their favorite artists or show their taste in music through purchasing merchandise — music can be a huge part of identity. The problem arises when artists capitalize on this appreciation by dropping item after item at prices that are much higher than the item should allow, knowing people will buy them anyway."


Column: Transparency from our politicians should not be a luxury

"What Jeff Jackson is doing here matters. For one, it’s increasing political engagement by reaching millions of Americans through the most dowloaded app in the world. As much as political news is available to the average American, many do not seek it out. Jeff Jackson is able to reach his constituents and more on a free app that most people already have downloaded."

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