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Eric Black

Veteran journalist Eric Black writes Eric Black Ink for MinnPost. His latest award is from the Society of Professional Journalists, which in May 2017 announced he’d won the national Sigma Delta Chi Award for online column writing. Email him at

New York Times piece on democracy is spot on

Eric Black writes, “The experience of the Trump presidency and the number of ways he found to try to steal the office for four more years in 2020 make it vital that we candidly face the elements of the crazy, overly-complicated system of sort-of democracy under which we govern ourselves.”