Reasons for Optimism as Election Results Come In

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How to Forget an Election


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The Potential of Politics


Will we turn on each other or work for the good of our neighbor?

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How the words we use shape our lives and shake the world

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Hurricane

“When my prayers to God were met with indifference, I picked up a pen, I wrote my own deliverance.”


Redefining Patriotism for 2020 & Beyond

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Thoughts on Independence Day


Encouragement for those who are starting on Medium, and are trying to find the courage to publish that first article.

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Douglas Ridley

I write about politics and policy. The goal is to promote a more informed, thoughtful, and civil dialogue on how we can create a politics that solves problems.

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