Give Metro a Chance

Imagine a city that feels like a community. People commute to and from work with ease. Neighborhoods are lively, with parks, schools, and shops within walking distance. One can enjoy a night out without cabbing from place to place. It is possible to simply walk around and take in the city. Everything is convenient, accessible,… Continue reading Give Metro a Chance

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The Myth of the Activist Consumer

It is a consumer mark of pride by this point that social justice is what sells. Millennials are known for a lot of things, the better of which is an interest in civic engagement that goes beyond protests and boycotts. It has become easier than ever to express an opinion in a time when products… Continue reading The Myth of the Activist Consumer

In Support of Public Housing

Parson might have put it best when he wrote that “public housing has never come easily to these United States; nor, for that matter, has the political philosophy behind public housing, social democracy, been an enduring U.S. characteristic.” (ix) Though public housing programs have been, and still are, attempted nationwide, their successes have been influenced… Continue reading In Support of Public Housing