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...

Man with protest sign
10 September 2015

Citizens concerned with corruption and accountability in the City of Columbusheld a non-partisan rally to peacefully protest the corruption at Columbus City Hall on Wednesday, September 9; 5:00pmwhere a fundraiser for Andy Ginther was...

Two women holding protest signs
09 September 2015

Columbus Metropolitan Club public forum luncheons are usually interesting and informative, if a little sedate. But the atmosphere was lively on Wednesday. As they arrived, attendees were greeted by demonstrators from the...

02 September 2015

On Monday morning the protesters outside the the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio were fewer in number than in June, but no less determined to prevent a consumer bailout of FirstEnergy's Davis-Besse nuclear plant and Sammis coal-...


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