Students in classroom
06 April 2023

I submitted this “guest essay” to the New York Times following publication their fourth error-filled opinion essay about universities and the humanities in less than one month. Not surprisingly, they did not publish it. I turn...

Harvey J Graff
01 April 2023

I take the unprecedented step in the history of the City of Columbus to voice a demand publicly for an apology and reparations for neighborhood destruction by the City in collusion with large corporate property owners and...

Harvey J Graff
25 March 2023

There are both very few and many take-aways from Andy Ginther’s non-State of the City fantasy  tale on Tuesday, March 21. Three stand out:

First, Ginther cannot possibly live in the city of Columbus. He knows so little about it....

Bricker Hall
18 March 2023

Columbus, Ohio is the United States’ oldest and largest city that lacks both identity and history. By history, I mean a tradition of serious, researched, and documented historical writing by trained professionals, with or without...

Harvey J Graff
14 March 2023

On March 14, 2023, a day that will live in infamy in Columbus and across the Oval, The Ohio State University filed the petition to the US Supreme Court that it foreshadowed the moment the federal District Court of Appeals ruled...

Harvey J Graff
10 March 2023

Surprisingly or not, the Columbus City Council, apparently with the advice and consent of the City Attorney’s Office, publicly decreed at its Monday, March 6, 2023 meeting that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution does...


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