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Stories by Jim Picht

James Picht is the Senior Editor for Communities Politics. He teaches economics and Russian at the Louisiana Scholars' College in Natchitoches, La. After earning his doctorate in economics, he spent several years doing economic development work in Moscow and the new independent states of the former Soviet Union for the U.S. government, the Asian Development Bank, and as a private contractor. He has also worked in Latin America, the former USSR and the Balkans as an educator, teaching courses in economics and law at universities in Ukraine and at finance ministries throughout the region. He has been writing at the Communities since 2009.
Infanticide, Racism, Northam, Abortion, Paul H. Yarborough, Ralph Northam, Ralph Northam is confused, Jim Picht

Ralph Northam is confused, but what kind of man is he?

WASHINGTON: Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is “asking for the opportunity to earn your forgiveness.” The man he is today, he says, is not the man he was. Who he was isn’t clear. Northam is confused. In a statement yesterday, Northam says: “I am deeply sorry for the decision I made to appear as I did ...