Landmarks in Indiana's Steel City still bear the names of corrupt officials.
In June, Ohio legislators refused to ban confederate memorabilia from county fairs. The state has long had a complicated relationship with the confederacy.
"Juneteenth is a joyful ritual of collective memory and cultural cohesion."
Commentary: A goodbye letter to the city.
But this time, let’s also invest in critical infrastructure—including healthcare.
The measured, rational, compassionate response of Ohio’s Public Health director is a gift in chaotic times.
Large-scale emergencies reveal underlying gaps in access and infrastructure.
Moratoriums on evictions, utility shut-offs now are necessary, but policymakers should also plan for the post-coronavirus fallout.
A large percentage of the land in Cleveland and Pittsburgh is tax-exempt. What does this mean for the health and wealth of cities?
And what does it mean for the city moving forward?
The future of the Calumet/south Chicago region will have to contend with its infrastructure and layered history.
In the Ohio 4th, as in gerrymandered districts all over the country, democracy is at stake.