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Rebel Cities 6: How Jackson Mississippi is making the economy work for the people

Jackson, Mississippi, will be “the most radical city on the planet," Chokwe Antar Lumumba, the city's mayor, pledged at the People's Summit in Chicago, where he spoke last July after his ... read more

The Daily 202: Hate crimes are a much bigger problem than even the new FBI statistics show

To prod them to be more forthcoming and/or change the way they classify incidents, the ADL posted a list of 91 cities ... “work together [with the Republican Senate] and actually make a difference.” H... read more

Midterms 2018: Live Elections Coverage and Analysis

Brad Franklin, a small business owner in Jackson, said Mississippi ... people voted early, 74% more than the 1.2 million people who voted in 2014. At Good Shepherd Catholic Church in northeastern Tall... read more

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Recent editorials published in Indiana newspapers

Going directly to the people may seem like the best course ... and the need to improve Northwest Indiana’s economy and enhance its profile in the Chicago area. She believes her work for nine years in ... read more


Unfriendly Skies: Can Jackson Save Its Airport?

Despite the biting cold and wind that's settled over central Mississippi ... got me looking into it," Harkins told the Jackson Free Press. "Some people want to make this a 'we're-taking-this-away-from ... read more

Jackson MS: Police Killings Continue Amid Mayoral Silence in the "Most Radical City on the Planet"

Crime in Jackson, Mississippi ... such important work would get done.2 Lumumba did mention giving young people “something to do”. But again he offered no specifics on how he would “radically” reduce y... read more

The Daily 202: Rick Scott prepares to join the Senate as Florida recount continues

Amid some Republican complaints about a recount delay, Snipes vowed, ‘We’ll make the deadlines if we have to work ... Iranian economy.” -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has surprisingly co... read more

Will the State Takeover of Jackson Schools be ‘Better Together’ or the Same Old Education Politics?

In 1964, the all-white Mississippi legislature passed a tuition grant to fund private, non-sectarian schools so white people ... talked about making Jackson “the most radical city on the planet,” elev... read more

Election Day is here and New Jersey matters

NJ voters are more concerned about health care and the economy,” by The Record’s Charles ... Let's support the arts big and small, so says the mayor: They make the city better, safer, a major player. ... read more

Mississippi leads nation in traffic fatalities

“Wayne was a rebel all the time ... aforementioned risks than people in almost every other state. Mississippi is also a rural state, and rural roads, like the one Atkins drove that night, are four tim... read more

And LGBTQ Rights March On: The Who, What, How in Mississippi

"We have seen businesses, people of faith and political ... the movement for LGBTQ rights in Mississippi. An Economic-Development Issue The recent flurry of activism in the city—gay-pride events and p... read more

Most Educated City in Each State

Bachelor’s degree recipients comprised at least 40% of the adult population in the most educated city in ... work. The Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program has studied the relationship ... read more



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