Be Kind Indeed!

Be Kind Indeed!

I have lost count as to how many times I have spoken before you.  I will say that over the last 18 months, I have learned how quiet you actually are.  The excuses that have come out of you on a multitude of subjects is baffling.  From community engagement, to affordable housing, to first responder pay!  Your priorities are skewed and it’s led to placing anything and everything ABOVE the people you represent.

Who Does Council Serve? – Part 2: Eliminating Big Money Influence

Who Does Council Serve? – Part 2: Eliminating Big Money Influence

"Rotten to the Core"Our system of paying for political campaigns is "rotten to the core", says Bob Phillips of Common Cause NC, a leading clean government watchdog. In a recent Indyweek article, Phillips said "We need a better way ... to eliminate the influence of big...

Who Does Council Serve? Part 1: Follow the Money.

Who Does Council Serve? Part 1: Follow the Money.

72% of Raleigh voters say city government is too beholden to developers. City Council has tried to hide the corrupting influence of big money in a growing list of backroom decisions, but three out of four Raleigh voters see it and feel it every day – as rapid growth drives up their cost of living, drives down their quality of life and drives modest income families out of town.

Raleigh’s Redline Revival

Raleigh’s Redline Revival

Raleigh has revived our nation’s now despised legacy of explicitly race-biased policies aimed at destroying Black neighborhoods.

City Council votes 7 to 1 to destroy Azalea Falls.

City Council votes 7 to 1 to destroy Azalea Falls.

At the October 6 Raleigh City Council afternoon meeting, David Knight led a spurious, yet successful effort to destroy Azalea Falls, one of Raleigh’s designated National Historic sites.  As usual, the development-driven Council majority voted 7 to 1 (David Cox being the lone dissenter) to perpetrate another environmental disaster in our community.