Author: Terry Schwadron

Terry H. Schwadron retired as a senior editor at The New York Times, Deputy Managing Editor at The Los Angeles Times and leadership jobs at The Providence (RI) Journal-Bulletin. He was part of a Pulitzer Gold Medal team in Los Angeles, and his team part of several Pulitzers in New York. As an editor, Terry created new approaches in newsrooms, built technological tools and digital media. He pursued efforts to recruit and train minority journalists and in scholarship programs. A resident of Harlem, he volunteers in community storytelling, arts in education programs, tutoring and is an active freelance trombone player.

As Legislatures Redraw District Lines, the Big Steal of the 2022 House Election Is Well Under Way We’re seeing early results of the partisan campaigns of both parties to redraw congressional districts in their favor. It’s a quick dive into the poorly lit backroom of politics that can have a lasting effect on the results. For those hoping that an every 10 years census might help inform voting districts that more fairly match changing racial and ethnic population growth, the news already looks futile. For those hoping for some rational, fair, independent attempt to straighten the curious lines of individual…

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Trump and His Minions Step into Illegality, Over and Over Despite it all, from impeachable offenses to bad policy to public lying about coronavirus dangers, Donald Trump apparently remains the most popular Republican in the country. The political tea leaves, including his own, say that except for any serious health issue it is likely that we will see Trump make a bid to return to the White House in 2024. And we will see him actively backing candidates for Congress or governor or even school boards across the country whom he feels support his continuing efforts at pursuing the Big…

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