People holding a Yes We Can sign outside a brick building
07 December 2016

I am an elected member of the Franklin County Democratic Party (FCDP) Central Committee. On Wednesday evening, I got an email on FCDP letterhead with an announcement from Columbus City Attorney Rick Pfeiffer. His message to the...

Columbus Media Insider logo
06 December 2016

This year's election taught us that big money has taken over Ohio politics and that the news media's role in influencing election outcomes has become insignificant. Consider the following three cases in point:

1. Rob Portman and...

Map of Canada with red and white image of flag on the map
21 November 2016

We live in a racist patriarchy. If you followed the 2016 Election and possess any sense of social justice, that is obvious. Those of us who are white and heterosexual have a distinct advantage over those who are not; those of us who are...

People with their fists in the air at an anti-Trump rally
17 November 2016

Last Wednesday morning, Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. On Wednesday night there began protests against the idea of a President Trump all over the country. These demonstrations have spread here to...

Hillary Clinton talking into a mic
05 November 2016

Why, why, why, are people saying that we should prepare to hold Hillary Clinton accountable once she is in office? Why on Earth isn’t everybody doing that right now? Are we seriously going to gift her the White House and ...

Trump with Ohio flag
03 November 2016

John F. Kennedy once said: “There is no city in the United States which I get a warmer welcome and fewer votes than Columbus, Ohio.”

Even if you live on Mars you probably know, “As goes Ohio, so goes the nation.” Yet in 1960,...


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