The Next Supreme Court Justice Could be Critical to Worker Rights and the Survival of the Middle Class
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NJ — September 22, 2020 — In the wake of the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, the selection of the next Supreme Court justice has enormous implications. This promises to be a battle royale because of the potential to change the future direction of the Court for years to come. Conservatives, of course, will view this as an …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanThe Next Supreme Court Justice Could be Critical to Worker Rights and the Survival of the Middle Class
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

In Defense of Varieties of Capitalism (VoC) By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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In the current campaign for the presidency, we hear quite often that the choice before us is between capitalism and socialism. Or worse, a vote for socialism may actually be a vote for communism. For some, any type of governmental involvement, whether through regulation, public programs, or even taxes is viewed as socialism.  Capitalism, after all, requires unfettered markets along …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanIn Defense of Varieties of Capitalism (VoC) By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

In Order to End Racism, Stop Talking About It!
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — AUGUST 28, 2020 — The term “racist” has been tossed around so often and so frivolously that it has lost its effect as a true statement about bigotry. If you’re white and you haven’t been called a racist, you’re either afraid to disagree with blacks on any issue, or you just have no contact with blacks …

Bob WeirIn Order to End Racism, Stop Talking About It!
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Is This Pandemic a Colossal Lie?
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — AUGUST 22, 2020 — How do you feel about the numerous calamities our country has been hit with since the presidential campaign began in earnest? It was only about 6 months ago that our economy was breaking records every day. Unemployment was at the lowest levels ever for blacks, Hispanics, Asians and women. President Trump had …

Bob WeirIs This Pandemic a Colossal Lie?
By BOB WEIR

The War on Germs Has a New Weapon
By BOB WEIR

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FLOWER MOUND, TX — August 15, 2020 — Dr. Hunt joined the College of Engineering in 2005. She received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Texas Tech University in 2001, 2002 and 2005, respectively. In 2009, Dr. Hunt developed an idea to protect soldiers and civilians from biological weapons of mass destruction such as anthrax. She was …

Bob WeirThe War on Germs Has a New Weapon
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The Roots of Polarization Lie in the Economy
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NJ — August 10, 2020 — The U.S. has long been divided along ideological lines. Republicans and conservatives are to be found disproportionately in what are referred to as “red” states while Democrats and liberals are in what are referred to as “blue” states. The nation has been even more polarized since the 2016 election, and the 2020 election …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanThe Roots of Polarization Lie in the Economy
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Mayor’s Column for the Week of July 27, 2020
By MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — July 28, 2020 — As I write my final column until Labor Day, I wanted to leave my fellow residents with a snapshot of where the village is today as well as what activities you can expect to see if you are in the Village between now and Labor Day. Revenues and expenses are still coming in …

Mary MarvinMayor’s Column for the Week of July 27, 2020
By MARY MARVIN, Esq.

Mayor’s Column for the Week of July 20, 2020
By MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — July 21, 2020 — Given the time of year and the recent spate of incredibly warm weather, there is no denying that summer is truly here, making a column about summer activities truly apropos. The Village tennis program is up and running. Applications may be printed off of the Village website and either mailed to Village Hall …

Mary MarvinMayor’s Column for the Week of July 20, 2020
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COVID-19 and the Need to Lower the Retirement Age
By OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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NEWARK, NJ — July 13, 2020 — With coronavirus cases around the country rising and some states slowing the pace of reopening their economies, there are those calling for additional stimulus payments, as well as extending the CARES Act protections. Perhaps a different approach needs to be taken. With a vaccine long off in the future, it is becoming abundantly …

Oren M. Levin-WaldmanCOVID-19 and the Need to Lower the Retirement Age
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Mayor’s Column for the Week of July 13, 2020:
By MARY MARVIN, Esq.

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BRONXVILLE, NY — July 13, 2020 — Now that Village Hall is back open, many of you are reaching out to us on a myriad of issues as we all try to regain some sense of order after three months of hibernation. To that end, I polled our staff and the following are the most frequently asked questions that have …

Mary MarvinMayor’s Column for the Week of July 13, 2020:
By MARY MARVIN, Esq.