A question for City Hall: who is downtown for?

A question for City Hall: who is downtown for?

Downtown developers have gotten a good bit of public help, in the form of tax incentives and loans. Is that still necessary?

Roy Moore, US culture, and the state of our politics

It's good that these stories are making the news, but there's a danger that they'll skew public perception about sexual assault.

The nation under Trump

Guns, climate change, war: the facts are available. But for much of the American public, truth is what we want it to be.

Ah, Amazon

Some thoughts about
our latest Big Idea
Do we want Amazon to build its new headquarters here?

A theater for Parcel 5?

Some pros and cons
A strong argument for the theater: If you increase the number of people walking around downtown, you increase people's comfort level.

Trump, Roy Moore, and the tribes we cling to

The Civil War almost ended our democratic experiment. "And here we are," writes Andrew Sullivan, "in an equally tribal era."

Las Vegas, guns, and the evil of inaction

We knew what we needed to do when we saw the pictures of the children murdered in Newtown. And nothing happened.

The UR and harassment: learning from the protests

Sexual harassment is an intimidating, often humiliating violation, of our privacy, of our right to determine who we will be intimate with.

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  • Re: A question for City Hall: who is downtown for?

    • All the new "accessible" apartments downtown are called "luxury" apartments, and are priced double what…

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    • There must be over a dozen high rises in or adjacent to downtown operated by…

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