Dr. King’s Unfinished Work: Economic Justice

Dr. King’s Unfinished Work: Economic Justice

American culture for the most part has grown comfortable with the “I-have-a-dream” Martin Luther King. We love his wonderful words like, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin...
Taxpayer Subsidies: Not Needed Then, Not Needed Now.

Taxpayer Subsidies: Not Needed Then, Not Needed Now.

Taxpayer subsidies to developers are rarely, if ever, a good idea. John Kane is asking for public money to fund his proposed “Downtown South” development. Because of my concerns, I spoke to the Raleigh City Council during the public comments period of the...
Raleigh Community Engagement: Where’s the Beef?

Raleigh Community Engagement: Where’s the Beef?

It has now been 260 days since the Raleigh City Council abolished its support of Raleigh’s CACs (Citizen Advisory Councils). This was done in a surprise vote on February 4th that was developed in secret, with no community engagement, and with a demand for no...