11 November 2015

“I’m here to stand up for people who don’t make a decent wage,” said Genelle Rhynehardt, who works as a janitor in the Huntington Center in downtown Columbus. “People have to earn more to better their communities and better themselves...

31 October 2015

Sometimes when a mask comes off, the face you see is not pretty.

Wendy — the cute, freckled, red-haired symbol of the international hamburger chain — has developed a split personality in the years since founder Dave Thomas ran...

People rallying
27 October 2015

Demonstrators showed their solidarity with the people of Palestine at the Ohio Statehouse on Saturday, October 24.

Photos by Connie Gadell Newton

Student lying on ground beneath Columbus statue
12 October 2015

Beneath the Christopher Columbus statue in the square on Columbus State Community College campus, there was a die-in to call attention to the fact that celebrating Columbus Day is glorifying Christopher Columbus as a hero -- when in...

Death row inmate Keith LaMar speaks on the phone to participants in the Walk to Stop Executions as they prepare to walk the last two miles to the Ohio Statehouse on October 10.
11 October 2015

“I really appreciate what you all are doing,” said death row inmate Keith LaMar on Saturday morning from the Ohio State Penitentiary, the supermax prison in Youngstown. “Keep pushing for it!”

LaMar was speaking on the phone to...

02 October 2015

In the fight for fair labor practices in the U.S. food industry, grass-roots organizing by conscientious consumers has been taking an increasing role. A case in point is Friday afternoon, when a dozen members of the...


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