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Saving One Life

VoxFairfax has previously offered extended commentary on the duties and responsibilities corporations can exert in improving the societies in which they conduct commerce in goods and services. Dick’s is a retail sporting goods company with 27 locations in the Commonwealth. In… Read More ›

Elizabeth Keckly: Dinwiddie, Virginia

Editors’ Note: Cross-posted from The New York Times, December 12, 2018. These are obituaries “about remarkable women whose deaths, beginning in 1851, went unreported in The Times.” VoxFairfax plans to publish an article on each of the Virginia women for whom statues… Read More ›

In the Land of Self-Defeat

What a fight over the local library in my hometown in rural Arkansas taught me about my neighbors’ go-it-alone mythology — and Donald Trump’s appeal. Editors’ Note: Excerpted from The New York Times, October 4, 2019. By Monica Potts CLINTON, Ark. … Read More ›

A Truth for Our Time

By Frank Blechman With the Nats going to the World Series, baseball has gotten much more interesting to folks here in the DC area who previously dismissed the sport as too antique, too slow, too confusing to be worthy of… Read More ›

It’s a Great Day for the Irish

After centuries of colonial control, often marked by brutal treatment, and later faux home rule under the empire upon which the sun never set, Ireland has emerged as a figure in control of England’s future. The role reversal has come… Read More ›

Hippocratic Hypocrisy in Virginia

Editors’ Note: The Hippocratic oath is the physician’s ethical code which, among others, is a pledge to prescribe only beneficial treatments and cause no harm. Cross-posted from NPR, October 2, 2019. By Brakkton Booker A Virginia doctor received a 40-year prison… Read More ›