27 September 2016

When Columbus residents come to City Hall to voice their concerns, City Council members always thank them for their advocacy, often in tones that stop just short of being patronizing. The City Council meeting on September 26 was no...

16 September 2016

On Thursday evening family, friends, and neighbors of 13-year-old Ty’re King gathered in a field on South 18th Avenue in the Near East Side, close to where King was killed by Columbus police Wednesday evening. Over 200 joined the vigil...

15 September 2016

Lao Tzu said that silence is a source of great strength. This principle was evident on September 12, when about 400 people of faith ...

14 September 2016

Members of the Ohio Community Rights Network gathered outside the Ohio Statehouse on September 12 to demand the right to ban fracking wastewater injection wells and shale natural gas...

09 September 2016

Over Labor Day weekend a group of Columbus residents took action against the systemic racism that drives police brutality by restricting the lifeblood of the system: corporate profits. They held an economic blackout (or boycott) of all...

30 August 2016

The 13th Amendment is celebrated for abolishing slavery. But many Americans are not aware that it includes a legal exception for continuing slave labor in the prison system: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a...

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