National Politics

Mark Smith: The VA’s No Ordinary Bike Shop

Posted February 15, 2018 by Suzanne Gordon

Sadly, when the media covers the Veterans Health Administration, the news is mostly negative.  Here is, for example, a story of the kind of innovative program the media too often ignores. Mark Smith is a dual Canadian and American citizen
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Is the Dockless Bike-Share Revolution a Mirage?

Posted February 8, 2018 by Angie Schmitt

After dockless bike-share companies blanketed cities in China with millions of bicycles, firms like ofo and LimeBike set their sights on American markets, backed by heaps of venture capital. They’ve put thousands of bikes on the streets of Seattle, Dallas,
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Frustrated Over Homelessness?

Posted February 1, 2018 by

Blame the Feds! Each day brings news about rising public frustration over homelessness. The Los Angeles Times’ Sunday January 28 front page story blamed local officials for not doing more.  Adam Murray of the Inner City Law Center noted that
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