Articles by Author

Harvey J Graff
25 January 2023

The city with no identity, no history, no leadership, and no expertise adds to its uniqueness—and lack of distinction—by its assault on most of its...

Police car
19 January 2023

Part Two

A new set of factors emerged in winter 2021-22. The first opened a previously unexposed window into the failed interworking of the...

Columbus City Hall
15 January 2023

Both cause and consequence of Columbus as the “plague city” is City government’s—Council and paid staff including Columbus Police Department—rudeness. In...

11 January 2023

Part Two

Campus Partners for Urban Community Development

Among OSU’s most glaring if rarely noticed institutional failures is its...

Wexner Medical Center
07 January 2023

Author’s note: occasionally in Columbus and especially by OSU football fans, I am alleged to be anti-OSU. Nothing could be farther than the truth—I...

Columbus image
01 January 2023

As many citizens of undemocratic, unrepresentative, anti-public, and corrupt Columbus now know, the city faces a “Democratic” primary election on May 2,...