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News: Jobs Are Not Created Equal

Fighting for the rights you think you have

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
The "working poor" is one description for people who hold jobs but might not have the skills or life circumstances to make enough income to get out of poverty. Their jobs frequently take place i  

News: 21,173 Miles and 419 Teens

Creating a new perspective on American teenage life through photography

0 Comments · Monday, April 28, 2008
After hanging out with the Zapatista Liberation Army in Mexico for a few years and a stint in Rwanda, taking pictures of teenagers sounds like it would be an absurdly simple assignment. Photojour  

Cover Story: Ruling Class

How Corporate Power and Money Control Cincinnati... or Not

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2008
Everyone has heard about the smoke-filled room crammed with rich -- sometimes just powerful but always white -- men hunkered down over a table bickering and dickering over how to manipulate indiv  

News: Greening Greenhills

One local village is doing more than green PR

0 Comments · Monday, April 14, 2008
Going green is an easy thing to fake because many people think being environmentally responsible begins and ends with recycling plastic water bottles. Green as a PR stunt doesn't fly in the Vil  

News: Bare-Bones Criminal Justice

Our system isn't blind to race or poverty

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
If you're not white or you're poor, you won't get a fair shot at being innocent until proven guilty in our criminal justice system, according to the experience of attorney Stephen Bright. On Ma  

News: Wild Pigs and Homeless Kids

Cincinnati gets national exposure for its expertise with helping kids

0 Comments · Monday, March 31, 2008
Abandoned horses, wild pigs, the collapse of Bear Stearns and a married woman moving back in with Mom and Dad don't seem like they'd have anything in common. Enter Mark Kroner, the new training  

News: Beating the Bitch

Ellen Goodman's views on feminism, politics and lopsided change

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 19, 2008
The "tenacity of sexism," redefined values, double standards, baking cookies, the lopsided change of the women's movement, the irony of a female candidate for president being called a represen  

News: Justice System Injustice

Indigent defense in Ohio receives lots of criticism and some help

0 Comments · Friday, March 14, 2008
You've been drinking at a bar and get into it with the guy next to you. The next thing you know you're in the back of a police car on your way to the Hamilton County Justice Center for "proces  

The Oracle Within

Local artist brings out the bliss in everyone

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 5, 2008
Bliss. Create. Peace. These words as conversation starters could lead to a substantive conversation over dinner, but are they oracles? In Walnut Hills they are -- at least within the confines of t  

Good Urban Schools

What they are and why Issue 10 matters

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 27, 2008
What makes a good public school system isn't a mystery. Think tanks and college-types have been studying this stuff for years. So when considering the rhetoric surrounding Issue 10 -- the emerge