Harvey J Graff
30 June 2022

Part Four (of Four)

Residents’ lack of basic rights (cont’d.)

Public safety

The right to public health and a clean environment for healthy living, which I explored in Part Three, is inseparable...

Harvey J Graff
27 June 2022

Part Three (of Four)

Residents’ lack of basic rights (cont’d.)

Adequate city services

I can call attention to only a selection of the principal lost or stolen rights. These include the right to...

Harvey J Graff
24 June 2022

Part Two (of Four)

In the shadows of democracy (cont’d.)

City Council appointments and elections

The process of filling public offices, especially City Council, is a key element in the reproduction...

Harvey J Graff
21 June 2022

Part One (of Four)

Unlike those of any other U.S. city of its size, and certainly its slogan-dominated, boosterish aspirations, residents of Columbus have few legal rights and fewer ethical democratic rights. I write...

Harvey J Graff
16 June 2022

Dear Kenny McDonald:

I write to you in your capacity as the new CEO of the self-proclaimed since 2002, Columbus Partnership.

Columbus Dispatch business reporter Mark Williams belatedly announced your ascension in...

Harvey J Graff
12 June 2022

Unknown to many residents of Columbus is the curious one-sided relationship between a small revenue-generating, non-academic element of the prestigious Harvard Business School, and certain elements of Columbus’ aspirational self-...


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