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An Alternative View

By Diana Diamond

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About this blog: So much is right — and wrong — about what is happening in Palo Alto. In this blog I want to discuss all that with you. I know many residents care about this town, and I want to explore our collective interests to help ...  (More)

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Are our elections unfair? Should we fix them? What will work?
Nov 10, 2020 12:18 pm
Comments: 53 | Views: 15,182

All it took was one sentence on p. 3 of Saturday's, Nov. 7, NYT to finally convince me that my long-held stance on eliminating the Electoral College in the U.S.... More
Constantly coping with the virus: We need a total lockdown now
Aug 11, 2020 4:21 pm
Comments: 58 | Views: 14,777

We can't go on like this. Weeks go by, and then months, and instead of getting better, more and more of us have gotten the coronavirus -- or have died. The nationwide... More
Do peaceful protests do any good? How about the more violent ones?
Aug 4, 2020 12:35 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 14,760

For the past couple of months, protests condemning the deadly beating by police in Minneapolis of George Floyd and supporting the Black Lives Matter movement have... More
The uncomfortable downward slope toward more conservative Christian churches
Jun 22, 2021 3:21 pm
Comments: 45 | Views: 14,747

Our Christian churches in the U.S. suddenly seem be not only tilting to the right, but rather sliding down a hill to join with the conservative Republican right... More
Terribly mixed messages about COVID-19 -- who to believe and how careful should we be?
Sep 10, 2020 1:38 pm
Comments: 22 | Views: 14,722

I am very confused because of the mixed messages I've been getting about the coronavirus. On Tuesday, the NYT reported that studies show that we all should continue... More
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