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  • Brief Cases

    Brief Cases will be published occasionally to update information on previously published articles and/or to add comment upon them. Sometimes the content will be new, particularly as we deem the material to be of note. INSURMOUNTABLE PRICE TO PAY Last… Read More ›

  • Scalia Scion Socks it to the Worker

    Eugene Scalia was sworn in as the Secretary of Labor on September 30, 2019; he has wasted little time in fulfilling an anti-worker agenda at DOL on behalf of the President who campaigned as the friend of labor. VoxFairfax had… Read More ›

  • Why Indeed!

  • Fear of Falling Skies Grips Civic Cognition

    Chicken Little is an avatar for contemporary right-wing conspiracy advocates. The tiny bird’s erroneous apprehension of falling skies due to an acorn being dropped on his head, the tale goes, led to the demise of Little, Henny, Ducky, Goosey, and… Read More ›

  • The Rise of the Cyborgs

    By Frank Blechman The Christmas/New Year’s holiday offer an extended time for reflection. Driving to visit far-flung family and friends gave me even more. And, the visits provided a time to compare my thoughts with those of others. I took… Read More ›

  • It’s 1856 All Over Again

    Immigration. Race. Demographic change. Political demagogy. That year’s presidential race had it all. What can it tell us about 2020? Will fear or demographics prevail? Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, January 10, 2020. By Steve Inskeep On January… Read More ›

  • When are Coincidences Not Coincidences?

    VoxFairfax has on a few occasions cited Gibbs’ rule #39 [yes, the NCIS protagonist] that there are no coincidences. On January 21, 2010, the Supreme Court, in a moment of unfettered libertarianism, decided that corporations and unions could flood electioneering… Read More ›

  • Epic Rollback of Environmental Protections

    Despite consistent criticism of this administration as lacking coherence or vision for many national issues, it has achieved a remarkable scorecard in eliminating environmental protections in laws and rules.   The 50-year-old National Environmental Policy Act is facing a rollback,… Read More ›

  • Beloved Bovine Buffered by Bankruptcy

    American generations from the Greatest to Baby Boomers and later have been weaned on any number of iconic national symbols as part of their growing experience. Many of these treasures are buried deep within the psyches of individuals, sustaining and… Read More ›