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Friday, July 3, 2020

Another Kind Of Man

The warrior stretched his steady stride into the valley of despair, Where ruin by the swirling storm provoked him like a baleful stare. Frantic farmers peered from caves...

Casting A Spotlight on the Shadow Representative

Hello DC residents! My name is Erik Metzroth and I am running to be your next US Representative. To be clear, I am NOT...

End DC’s Federal Injustice System

In a federally controlled park, in the middle of a federally controlled city, stands a federally controlled statue. Abraham Lincoln, the flawed leader who...

Make Walking Safer!

A frustrating reality of modern Washington is that walking is often dangerous. That’s right, simply walking around your neighborhood, to the store, to work...

Here is how to Offset Federal Tax Cuts Locally

A month after the 2016 election, the Washington Post’s economics columnist Steven Pearlstein argued that states should raise state income and business taxes by...

Back to School: Time for All of Us to Get to...

For students and families across the District, Back to School is an exciting time. For some families it means starting school for the first...

Running for Students

I love school. I’ve loved school since my first day of preschool in Yonkers, NY, when I walked in, saw all the children and...

The Anonymous Poet

The anonymous poet prefers anonymity— no distraction(s) from the poems. He asks that you read, just once… And again, only if those words resonate. If the words pique, that’s why poetry. Writing...

DC Voters Want One Fair Wage and DC Council Should Too

At the end of June, DC residents voted for tipped workers to be paid one fair wage. Initiative 77, approved by 56 percent of...

Why Congress Should Keep Hands Off DC

Since the 115th Congress convened earlier this year, some lawmakers have attempted to step into the District’s local affairs. They have introduced measures that...
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