And we’ve arrived at my beloved former home, Colorado, whose sunshine, great beer, and difficult-to-to-pin-down voters I miss terribly. Because I had to delay writing this, I ended up reading the state’s papers around the… Continue reading
News from the States of the Union continues with California. In the newspapers this week, I learned about the state’s drought, its affordable housing problem, and the important role of the Black Panthers in the disability rights movement,.
News from the States of the Union marches on with Arizona, where God attended a school board meeting, the state’s child protective services are getting an overhaul, and the tooth fairy might visit your school!
Welcome to another installment of News from the States of the Union! This week, we dig into Arkansas’ local papers to find out what’s making news in The Natural State.
Hi lovely people who are nice enough to follow my News from the States of the Union series. I just wanted to let you know I’ve been buried this week, finishing up an… Continue reading
The first of fifty-looks on what’s happening across the country, through the lens of each state’s local newspapers. We begin with Alabama, and its many editorials on expanding Medicaid, its charming elementary school 4-H minutes, its plan to charge kids to take the bus to school, and more.
Yesterday I read a report from The Women’s Media Center, “The Status of Women in the U.S. Media 2013,” which focuses on women’s opportunities to become “influencers.” We hear about how few women… Continue reading