In mid-September, former Ohio state senator Nina Turner was in Oakland, California, for a campaign rally. As she walked the streets and encountered the city’s massive homeless… Read more »
Content categorized as Political commentary
Street Sense Media vendor Robert Warren calls for people to think, and vote, independently.
The Brett Kavanaugh hearing was like watching a seven-game World Series. It had the makings of an epic Hatfield-McCoy rivalry. Two teams have bad blood,… Read more »
I have been to many countries and studied history, geography and the politics of past civilizations, and it seems to me that the world’s greatest… Read more »
Street Sense vendor and columnist compares D.C. politics to a game of poker- you have to learn how to play the game.
A tipped restaurant worker discusses why she supports Initiative 77 and why you should too.
An opinion piece about the firing of comedian Roseanne Barr two weeks ago over a Tweet.
Where are the news media companies when it comes to the realities of American homelessness? And what can we do to help?
This year’s primary election campaign is a heated one, especially for D.C. Democratic loyalists. Both incumbent candidates, Brianne Nadeau and Anita Bonds, have worked very hard for their constituencies. Can their challengers deliver on their campaign promises?
David Schwartzman, the DC Statehood Green Party candidate for D.C. Council At-Large, writes about D.C. human rights violations.
Artist/Vendor Ken Martin is proud to be in Ward 1 Councilmember Brianne Nadeau’s campaign brochure, believing she deserves re-election
An opinion piece on Meghan Markle’s representation of the American Dream.
An opinion piece detailing author Levester Green’s opinions on the voting system and its flaws.
An opinion piece advocating support for ballot initiative 77, which would force employers to pay tipped employees the minimum wage.
New food stamp work requirements under consideration on Capitol Hill would put harsh, punitive red tape and time-consuming new restraints on program participants.
I was robbed on the 30N bus on the night of April 26 at 12:55 a.m. The crime was committed blocks away from the Capitol building, the bus stop near the intersection of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW.
A look at wage injustices
A look at what work means to people experiencing homelessness.
A poem about war and conflict
Embattled landlord Sanford Capital, sued two years ago by the District for the horrific living conditions at some of its properties, came to an agreement with D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine which requires the company to relinquish all ownership of its residential properties throughout the city.