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In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Diana Fitzgerald Bryden is the author of No Place Strange, shortlisted for the Amazon First Novel Award and longlisted for the IMPAC/Dublin Award, as well as two books of poetry and numerous essays, reviews and short fiction. She recently completed her second novel, and her monthly fiction series “Can You Hear Me Now?” is online at Visit