23 January 2001
When I became publisher of the Free Press in 1987, the media scene in Columbus was considerably different from today. The daily Citizen Journal was still being published. The Other Paper and Columbus Alive were...
23 January 2001
We have just witnessed, in the United States, the massive and wholesale theft of the presidency. Yet the fraudulent political dynamics that propelled loser George W. Bush into the White House have happened before. A political philosopher...
23 January 2001
The State of Ohio has agreed to give free health coverage to 160,000 Ohioans who lost Medicaid since welfare reform began. This move is an important opportunity for many low-income working people to receive needed health care. The...
23 January 2001
House Bill 578 (Rep. Dale Miller) would extend time limits for welfare recipients from three years to five years. Current time limits are sending people out into the workforce before completing education and job training necessary to...
23 January 2001
To ring in the new year on Tuesday, January 2, five members of the Columbus School Board passed a New Year’s resolution: to destroy the tradition of free speech at school board meetings. The long-standing practice of open public comments...
23 January 2001
When it comes to proficiency tests, nothing is real. According to just some of the propaganda: schools are “failing”; we have (and need) these tests to “improve” education; the tests were created by educators; the tests are on the 4th, 6th...

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