Our first task: to clearly communicate that it is time to get back to business.
Can downtown recover from the one-two punch of the pandemic and the riots downtown? Restauranteur Brian Shapiro and Visit Indy’s Sherry Seiwert discuss how to move forward. Plus, columns take on the president and Russia, the “cancel culture,” and more.
Our city is on life support, so we have to attract and keep our best and brightest.
I never thought I would see a presidential administration adamantly use ignorance as a defense for mishandling intelligence.
Trump’s most recent actions have actually rewarded Putin and supported Russia’s geopolitical goals.
What I don’t get is the desperate and misleading tone. Empty promises verging on threats.
It is the small victories that propel us forward, and that is the direction I intend to go—ahead.
I am the first one to say Confederate monuments don’t belong in the public square. However, that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t exist.
No one should speak of “giving” Blacks a seat at the table; that itself is offensive.
As a human being, I am flawed. That flaw includes racial bias and prejudice.
State officials are just as responsible as local government for the development of systemic racism in Indianapolis over time.
Can any of those armed with torches and pitchforks seriously say that if they had been born in a different era they would hold precisely all of the same beliefs they have today? To answer yes is a few notches above the height of arrogance.
The pandemic and perhaps other factors are driving general crime down. But murders are skyrocketing.
Will we look upon the physical location where work is being done with the same reverence?
Because one-third of incarcerated people are in local jails with short stays, “jail churn” … promotes infection and spread to communities.
Are we generally the kind of people who follow instructions and look out for one another? We are.
Like it or not, it was our job to keep him safe.
Only African Americans have lived with nearly four centuries of the law being used not to protect rights but to suppress an entire people based on their race.
Dr. Woody Myers faces an uphill battle, but I think Hoosiers will appreciate the option for change—maybe small businesses might even benefit from some progress Myers could bring. We can already see potential contrasts.
It might help us inch away from helplessness toward something over which we can feel more control.
We must listen carefully to our brothers and sisters of color, and we must change the circumstances that cause a disparate impact on minorities and the poor.
We need you to stand up to the hateful rhetoric that emanates from the White House and by many within your party.
Within a month, we will know the effects of reopening. Meanwhile, don’t listen to the man behind the curtain. Listen to Dr. Fauci.