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Saturday, April 21, 2018

World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, a day where we reflect on the HIV crisis, and reaffirm our commitment to ending the epidemic once...

Make Walking Safer!

A frustrating reality of modern Washington is that walking is often dangerous. That’s right, simply walking around your neighborhood, to the store, to work...

The Anonymous Poet

The anonymous poet prefers anonymity— no distraction(s) from the poems. He asks that you read, just once… And again, only if those words resonate. If the words pique, that’s why poetry. Writing...

Improving Health in the District of Columbia

There is great uncertainty about the future of healthcare in the District of Columbia. The Trump administration and Congress are trying to undermine the...

Metro Needs A Regional Tax

Democracy dies in the darkness, while Metro dies in the shadow of regional parochialism…The opinion response the Washington Post doesn’t want to publish How could...

A Dog’s Commentary on Our Political Situation

Nekoe Lightman let's his owner know his opinion of life in Trump's America.

When Will Congress Keeps Its Hands Off DC?

Recently, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton filed amendments to strike four anti-home-rule riders from the House’s fiscal year 2018 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, which is expected...

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...

Don’t Tread on DC – July 2017

I wear a DC flag or shirt promoting statehood pretty much wherever I go. I wear the shirt so much it gets to the...

Ward 6 Budget Wins

The Council of the District of Columbia is putting the final touches on the city’s budget for next year. Certainly, there are still some...