White woman smiling with wire-rimmed glasses wearing a large white police hat and a blue coat with a gold badge
26 March 2018

After a disturbing pattern of apparent retaliation, neglect and discrimination at the highest level of power within the Columbus Police Department (CPD), State Rep. Bernadine Kennedy Kent (D-Columbus) is calling on Mayor Andrew Ginther...

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18 March 2018

Ohio’s decision to buy new voting machines will make the difference between hackable -- or less-hackable elections.

Let’s begin by stating the obvious: All computer voting machines can be hacked!

We remember when Ohioans...

Red and white banner in the back between flags saying  Need to Impeach, three white men sitting facing the audience
16 March 2018

Trump’s leadership is equivalent to environmental destruction. I’ve been posting #ImpeachTrumpNow after every environmental Trump decision. His immediate order to green light the Dakota Access Pipeline through the Standing Rock Sioux...

Four faces of black people, two women, two men with words BlackPride4 under each one
14 March 2018

Judge Cynthia Ebner, endorsed by the Stonewall Democrats, handed out sentences in the #BlackPride4 on Tuesday, March 13.  Last week word was sent from the City Attorney's Office that there would be no jail time requested from the judge...

Red brick apartments with a big green tree in a courtyard in the middle
06 March 2018

A thriving community where wisdom prevails is the Columbus Metropolitan Library’s vision and mantra. But this doesn’t apply anymore to the Main Library’s next door neighbor the Grant Oak apartment complex, a quasi affordable dorm for...

The backs of four people at a vigil outside one holding a sign that says Ohioans Oppose the Death Penalty
05 March 2018

The two most recently scheduled Ohio executions were not carried out, and it’s starting to look like a fair bet the next one won’t happen either. In November, a failed execution attempt ended with Alva Campbell returned to his cell. In...


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