Plus, why identity politics shouldn’t factor into this year’s mayoral election.
How Birmingham’s civic progress can have the downside of inspiring an unearned sense of entitlement.
Exploring the difference — but interconnectedness — of clearing one’s craw and reporting the news.
Why the historical context of recent threats against Birmingham’s Levite Jewish Community Center is important.
How we’re losing the ability to communicate with those we disagree with — at a time in which that has never been more important.
It has languished, and it has roared; now Birmingham can surge again if its citizens are up to the task.
Why no alternative can stand in for the truth.
With an election just seven months away, it’s worth taking a look at the things the Bell has accomplished — and the things he perhaps…
Plus, a tribute to the late, great (and extremely droll) Courtney Haden.
Instead of focusing on the future, let’s tend to the ever-important present.
How 2016 highlighted the pervasiveness — and the complexities — of racial tensions in America.
How the controversy over the city’s plan for the Ramsay-McCormack Building shows exactly how much progress Birmingham has made.
The ongoing tug of war between mayor and council is the real enemy of progress in West End.
We might not be able to fix the problems plaguing American political discourse—but we haven’t lost our power to enact change on a local level.
Last Sunday, the former president offered his perspective on the election and the value of love.