What should I be doing instead of this?
Home · Articles · By Tony Cook
Tony Cook
Top Articles from Tony Cook
No articles in this section

News: No Dictator Left Behind

Trying to close U.S. training camp for tyrants

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 5, 2004
The Rev. Mike O'Grady of South Cumminsville doesn't take freedom lightly. He lost his for three months after illegally crossing onto the U.S. Army base at Fort Benning, Ga., for a political demo  

News: Standing Problems

Price Hill revisits tricky balance between loitering and the Constitution

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 28, 2004
A blue and white sign on a light post in a White Castle parking lot -- "No Loitering: Police Enforced" -- signals two of Price Hill's frustrations: police enforcement and loitering youth. An A  

News: Outsourcing Justice

Former president of Ireland wants to globalize human rights

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 21, 2004
To many human rights activists, ethical globalization is an oxymoron -- doublespeak used by private companies to justify their abuse of workers' rights and the environment in foreign countries.   

News: Labor Pains

Rising insurance costs limit birthing options for women in Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Skyrocketing insurance costs are limiting options for women in Cincinnati who want to give birth outside a hospital. Midwives Care Inc. has had to stop conducting deliveries at private homes and   

News: Educated Killers

Holocaust observance takes aim at racism among the educated

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 14, 2004
"My eyes saw what no person should witness: gas chambers built by learned engineers. Children poisoned by educated physicians. Infants killed by trained nurses. Women and babies shot by high school   

News: Kerry Wants Cincinnati

Right-wing hecklers become fodder for candidate

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 7, 2004
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) spoke to a rally April 6 at Sawyer Point, promising 10 million new jobs and a reversal of the Bush tax cuts if he's elected president. His visit came a day after Vice P  

News: Gays at the Crossroads

One of area's largest churches ousts youth leader for being gay

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 31, 2004
One of Cincinnati's largest churches has dismissed a volunteer youth leader because of his sexual orientation, raising questions about the church's reputation as a welcoming place for gays and   

News: Global Gathering

Students organize conference on resisting corporate power

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 31, 2004
The six University of Cincinnati students organizing "Global: A Conference on the World Economy" are only half-joking when they talk about stashing out-of-towners in their basements. After all,  

News: Jail Fight

Another beating at the Justice Center raises concerns

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 24, 2004
Guards at the Hamilton County Justice Center injured another mentally ill inmate three weeks ago, raising more questions about the diagnosis and treatment of prisoners. Lamar Miller of North Avo  

News: Conflicting Interests

The story behind the county's decision to take on the Bengals

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 17, 2004
Everyone has known for a while that Hamilton County taxpayers are getting screwed by the Bengals stadium lease. After voting in 1996 to fully fund the stadium's construction, taxpayers have been