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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Power of Proximity: How we should plan to ReOpen DC

There is a saying, used by social and economic justice campaigners, “Nothing about us without us is for us.” It seems highly appropriate in...

Coming Home to Homelessness: Too Many Returning Citizens Lack a Home

Many folks who are incarcerated look forward to their release date and life on the outside – from spending time with loved ones to...

Opinion: Fair Elections Makes Council Work for All

As the first citywide candidate ever to qualify for matching funds under D.C.’s Fair Elections Program, I believe that the program represents the missing...

Fall Musing

Our fall has come I feel its shroud Pervade the early morning while nature’s tears, Which once meant life, are drumming down in mourning. And on the ground   in humble...

What We Are

I can’t reconcile what we are with what we are. We can love with incredible passion and hate with searing intensity. We idolize and brutalize our children and sacrifice...

A Random Reflection As You-Know-What Locks Us Down

Please, please, stop calling it by its official name. We don’t need it spelled out, spoken out, in every article, broadcast, conversation in full. Let’s...

Volunteer for Shopping Angels

Shopping Angels DC (SADC) is part of an international volunteer program designed to provide services to people deemed especially at-risk for COVID-19. You can volunteer...

Pets Of AI

There are way too many decisions everyday. What to do about everything weighs on each of us. We “must” make decisions every millisecond And then live with the consequences… or make...

Reconsider the Federal “Safety Net”

The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating families and businesses in the District. In just six weeks, over 72,000 people have filed for unemployment insurance and...

Time To Stand Up in Lafayette Park

Standing along the northern fence line of Lafayette Park, my partner and I are surrounded by a sea of engaged young people. Outraged at...
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