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U.S. Senator Deb Fischer Wants to Put You in Jail if You Leave Her a Note

Senator Deb Fischer wants to put you in jail if you leave her a note, and the Lincoln City Attorney’s office is happy to oblige. On Monday, September 23, Lincoln resident Patricia Wonch Hill is scheduled to go to court. Her “crime”? She allegedly taped a note onto the office door of U.S. Senator Deb […]

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Civic Engagement Nebraska Politics

Natalie Speaks

“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.”  – John F. Kennedy On September 11, 2019, I was fired from the Downtown location of Cultiva Espresso and Crepes in Lincoln, Nebraska. The reason for my dismissal, as described in the media, was that I had called Marilyn Synek, a customer and employee of […]

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Civic Engagement Nebraska Politics

Changing Democracy One Conversation at a Time: An Interview with Morgann Freeman

After hearing her speak at Red State, I caught up with candidate for Nebraska’s 2nd Congressional District, Morgann Freeman, at Crescent Moon in Lincoln, to chat about her campaign. From community organizer to candidate I asked Morgann about her experience as a community organizer and activist. She told me she’s been actively involved in her […]