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Founder’s Folio: On education, virtue and civic engagement

Chris L. Kenny Education, Headlines

As the Great American experiment continues to explore what works in education for communities, parents and their children across the 50 states, one fact is certain: Education is a critical component of our society. Knowledge through education creates an enlightened people, and an enlightened people are most equipped with the necessary tools to govern collectively.  The Founding Fathers agreed on …

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Before the Battle of Brandywine, Washington was in Wilmington

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Washington watches the Continental Army pass the Crooked Billet Tavern at Centre Road and Kennett Pike on Sept. 9, 1777. A Wilmington history buff has uncovered many of the roads and paths General George Washington marched Continental Army troops along en route to Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania for the 1777 Battle of Brandywine. Retired Army officer and University of Delaware graduate …

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Founder’s Folio: Bias and influence in American news media

Chris L. Kenny Business, Headlines

Courtesy of the New York Public LIbrary   We are faced with the difficult challenge of finding truth and the public narrative in a news landscape dominated by special interests, weaponized reactionary culture and media manipulation. In the digital media era where fast-moving news, opinion and narrative are constantly being influenced by outside interests, we must look for ways to …