Celebrate Thomas Paine: Express yourself!

I have been enchanted with Cuenca since the day I arrived. I’ve also been writing about Cuenca since my earliest days. This article was originally printed in CuencaHighLife. Among the principle roles a newspaper plays in society is serving as a community sounding board and as a place where an exchange of ideas take shape. We learn of current events as well as the opinions and decisions shaping these events simply by reading the paper. Throughout history, journalism has served us well. In 1791, Thomas Paine wrote, The Rights of Man, a collection of essays defending the values of the…

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