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Bruce Nesmith
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Color blindness vs. opportunity
Martin Luther King memorial, Washington DC Those of us who remember, albeit vaguely, the era of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., can perhaps be forgiven for wishing the whole racial equality thing settled, so we can move on to some other crisis, like poverty or ...
Color blindness vs. opportunity
Color blindness vs. opportunity
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Condition of the State 2019
(Source: Wikimedia.org under Creative Commons license) Here's what we know about Iowa in 2019: Of its roughly 54,000 square miles, roughly 50,000 of them contain places that are losing population and wealth, and are voting Republican . Republicans have had ...
Condition of the State 2019
Condition of the State 2019
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Condition of the State 2019
(Source: Wikimedia.org under Creative Commons license) Here's what we know about Iowa in 2019: Of its roughly 54,000 square miles, roughly 50,000 of them contain places that are losing population and wealth, and are voting Republican . Republicans have had ...
Condition of the State 2019
Condition of the State 2019
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Eventually, we're going to have to figure out immigration
Swiped from wbur.org President Trump made his first-ever speech to the nation from the Oval Office last night, trying to justify why the need for a 1000-foot-long wall across our border with Mexico is so excruciating that it is worth a government shutdown t...
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Three questions for places in the New Year
Recently-opened overflow shelter in Cedar Rapids (Source: cbs2iowa.com) 1. Can we do better by our mentally ill and addicted citizens? People living on the streets are a constant of urban places, even in smaller cities like Cedar Rapids. Of the cities where...
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The future of religious spaces (V)
The challenges faced by religious institutions in today's West are highlighted even when celebrating the year's best artistic and architectural achievements. Editor Michael J. Crosbie noted increasing numbers of nominations in recent years discussed their p...
The future of religious spaces (V)
The future of religious spaces (V)
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Window Wonderland
Next Page Books on 3rd St SE (Window Wonderland winner)  The Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District is celebrating the winter holidays and welcoming shoppers with festive window displays. A brisk walk around the district last weekend identified thes...
Window Wonderland
Window Wonderland
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The public library as base for belonging
Sophia Rodriguez at the Center for Urban Research and Learning Until schools reinvent themselves, which I don't see happening anytime soon, after-school programs are going to be the micro-spaces where students gain a sense of positive identity.--SOPHIA RODR...
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What's next for Cedar Rapids transit?
How do we make bus transportation more helpful to those who use it, and more attractive to those who don't? Ideas abounded at the open house hosted by the Corridor Metropolitan Planning Organization this week, in advance of their 2019-2024 transportation pl...
What's next for Cedar Rapids transit?
What's next for Cedar Rapids transit?
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Election 2018 and what happens next
"Young Corn" by Grant Wood (1892-1942). Source: socks-studio.com. Used without permission. The "rural-urban divide" is a widely-touted way to describe the current trend in American politics, but as appealingly glib as it is, it lacks substance. There's noth...
Election 2018 and what happens next
Election 2018 and what happens next
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