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Why we shouldn’t give up on bipartisanship, even now

Why we shouldn’t give up on bipartisanship, even nowby Betsy de Parry (Plain Press, December 2020) In the wake of the 2020 election, many Americans are wondering whether bipartisanship is even possible anymore.    For the millions suffering from cancer and other debilitating diseases, I hope so. Because 18 years ago, when I faced a deadly diagnosis … Continue reading

FirstEnergy statements could support broad scope for PUCO-ordered audit

FirstEnergy statements could support broad scope for PUCO-ordered audit Evasive legal responses don’t say what happened after funds from ratepayers went into a money pool. by Kathiann M. Kowalski This article provided by Eye on Ohio, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Ohio Center for Journalism in partnership with the nonprofit Energy News Network. Please join our free mailing list or the … Continue reading

FirstEnergy fights against disclosing more details about alleged HB 6 bribery cases

FirstEnergy fights against disclosing more details about alleged HB 6 bribery cases Case filings and delay of possible nuclear bailout combine to block Ohioans from learning more before voting. This article provided by Eye on Ohio, the nonprofit, nonpartisan Ohio Center for Journalism in partnership with the nonprofit Energy News Network. Please join our free mailing list or the … Continue reading

Presidential Debate Protest for Black Lives and Climate Justice

Cleveland Community Police Commission works to reform Cleveland Division of Police

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, October 2020)           Of late, much public discussion centers around the need for police reform. Here in Cleveland that effort is already underway. The Cleveland Community Police Commission has been working on reforming the Cleveland Police Department since 2015.    At its quarterly meeting held virtually on September 24th, the Cleveland Community Police … Continue reading

Census 2020

A Saturday outside of the West Side Market

‘Step Therapy’ and other insurer practices limit access to critical mental health care

‘Step Therapy’ and other insurer practices limit access to critical mental health careby Patrick J. Kennedy (Plain Press, October 2020)           COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on Americans’ mental health.     One in three Americans suffers from severe anxiety, and one in four battles depression, according to recent Census Bureau data. Texts to federal emergency mental health lines are … Continue reading

Protest to save the United States Postal Service

Women’s Suffrage Walk offers insight into American struggle for universal voting rights

Women’s Suffrage Walk offers insight into American struggle for universal voting rights (Plain Press, September 2020)       The Women’s Suffrage Walk, a self-guided tour by Our Neighborhood Votes, held on Professor Avenue in Tremont on Saturday August 20th, offered a history of efforts toward universal suffrage from the organizing of the first Women’s Rights Convention in … Continue reading

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