Anti-eviction Sit-ins

Ideas and Issues

            New Orleans       Another last-minute move by President Biden and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has ordered a suspension of evictions for another sixty days in a Hail Mary pass after time had run out on the last moratorium.  This one relies on equating housing with public health under the strain of the …

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The Little Things Have Messages that Matter

Ideas and Issues

July 25, 2021             Pearl River     In the polarizing struggle over Covid-19 and lifesaving vaccinations, the repeated call has been to “listen to the science.”  The same cry is heard about climate change and global warming.  People obviously decide when and where to listen.  Maybe rather than debating about this person’s view or the other, …

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housing crisis, home owner, gentrification, rent increase

Land Rush?

Ideas and Issues

July 22, 2021 New Orleans      I’ve spent a fair amount of time in Billings, Montana over my lifetime.  I can say the same for Rapid City, South Dakota, though it has been a couple of years.  Same for Waco, where I just had a cousin graduate from Baylor.  I’m not unfamiliar with Coeur d’Alene, …

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