Having two major news sources in the city owned by notoriously anti-worker management can’t be good. For local journalism to be good, local journalism jobs need to be good.
Purdy’s harshest words were consistently aimed at the literary apparatus that he felt was inherently unable to appreciate his formally deliberate but thematically audacious fiction.
That was the street-level windows of the big department stores back in the glory days of Christmas shopping before Walmart and Amazon teamed to suck the last dime from us while, at the same time, squeezing the last drop of joy from the season.
It sounds ridiculous to blow up and flood part of a state, but this ridiculous idea worked.
Of course, the irony here is that 30 years ago, the Post-Gazette found itself in the midst of a similar strike. And it’s the only reason the Post-Gazette is still around today.
Though Simon’s politics have mostly been forgotten, his message is more relevant than ever.
Trump is not the first bigoted businessman to consider a run for president after trying to overturn the results of a democratic election.
Even back then there were hints of the Dr. Oz we know today.
The turnaround in Cincinnati can serve as an inspiration.
Literature isn’t just under attack in Iran, China, or El Salvador, however.
On the surface, “police accountability” sounds innocuous enough - even progressive. But “accountability” connotes much more than actions and consequences. And in the context of a police state, true accountability would require a complete cultural and political shift.
Climate change comes for Appalachia.