By Frank Bures Photo by Garrett MacLean When Richard Florida’s [...]
In Today’s Ohio, ‘Home Rule’ Is Not About Cities Being Self-Governed; It’s Cover For State Officials Moving Economic Growth To The Exurbs
By Tom Bier Photo by Maddie McGarvey In my new [...]
I usually tell people “I’m in real estate.” That’s not as charged as “I’m a landlord.” Everybody hates landlords. Everybody got free rent as kids and thinks rent should be free.
Countdown to 2018 Midterms Begins: 8 Rust Belt Congressional Races Already Starting to Foreshadow 2020
With Election Day 2017 safely behind us, the race to the 2018 Midterm Elections has officially begun. And with Donald Trump sitting in the White House ...
The decline and fall of the industrial Midwest has been articulated through a number of metrics over the years.
In late September, temperatures in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan eclipsed 90 degrees for six straight days.
White Lady Problems: On Celeste Ng’s ‘Little Fires Everywhere,’ and the Portrayal of ‘Rich, Lily White’ Shaker Heights, OH
By Lynda Montgomery The publication of Celeste Ng’s second novel, [...]
A Pair of Dominion Pipelines in Appalachia Are Uniting a Coalition of Environmental Activists That Crosses Racial, Economic, and Geographic Lines
"While there are no Neo-Nazis in the streets of Charlottesville today, white supremacy is very much at work in the offices of Dominion Energy. Money rules, African Americans suffer. It is an old story of power and heartlessness."
Fatima Darwish El Nashef needed air, so she left her apartment and strolled through the Elmwood Village neighborhood of Buffalo. She had been feeling like a zombie, adjusting to a new home while constantly thinking about the hell she had left behind in Syria.
As Ohio Goes: One Year Removed From Election Day 2016, Voters From The Ultimate Bellwether State Reflect On A Divided Nation
By Aaron Gettinger Since Lyndon Johnson’s landslide election victory of [...]
America’s History Of Racial Violence Is Not Just A Southern Issue. The Midwest Needs To Come To Terms, Too.
On June 1, 1893, two local white women, a Mrs. Dill and a Mrs. William Vest, had reported that they were raped by an African-American man. Bands of white men roamed through the streets and fields, intending to lynch the perpetrator.
Turns Out Kid Rock’s Senate Run Was A Prank. But The Divisions It Exposed Between Detroit And Its Surrounding Suburbs Are No Joke.
By 5:30 p.m. on September 12, Woodward Avenue, Detroit’s main downtown boulevard, had transformed into the latest battleground of America’s seething culture wars.