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Saturday, February 27, 2021

The View From the South Hall

After the Eastern Market fire, emergency legislation was passed to close the 200 block of 7th Street to accommodate the non-food vendors. This was...

Past Destiny

Nature could have been more kind, but she was average…at her best; Destined to live a lonely life, to hear cruel comments made in jest. But, then again,...

Cutting Residential Property Taxes Increases Inequality

At Mayor Bowser’s recent budget engagement forums, residents enthusiastically supported her suggestion of raising property taxes on DC’s most valuable homes to generate revenue...

Libraries or Newspapers?

The DC Council at the urging of Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) approved an amended version of the FY 2021 Budget that removed the Ad...

The Power of Proximity: How we should plan to ReOpen DC

There is a saying, used by social and economic justice campaigners, “Nothing about us without us is for us.” It seems highly appropriate in...

Invitation To Dance

The playful leaves dance across the streets organized by the rising winds. No two take the same steps  before their final rest. No two touch or dance the...

Events DC is Boondoggle

It’s budget season in DC. This week, our councilmembers will be marking up the Mayor’s proposed budget. In theory, this is when the Council...

Are We Prepared for the Day After Statehood?

I support DC statehood. I recently attended a statehood advocacy training hosted by Neighbors United for DC Statehood and DC Vote. The session was...

Jack Evans Doth Protest Too Much

In an attempt to hold onto the seat that he has held on to for nearly 30 years, Ward 2 Councilmember Jack Evans (D)...

Love and Vigilance: Traveling During COVID-19

There’s a lot to learn from New York’s turnaround in the long battle against COVID-19, even in the DC area where our collective resolve...
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