In the past year, how many times have we seen or heard the words “equity,” “inclusion,” “diversity,” “systemic racism,” “social justice”? These are language terms that have been driven into the American mindset and culture and glommed onto by so many organizations and businesses and political groups.
It’s not “Donald Trump’s immigration policy” and his “disdain for Black and brown people” (ridiculous statements) that are keeping hospitality workers in short supply. Laborers are few in a lot of industries these days.
We are at a “red flag” moment in the evolution of transportation in greater Indianapolis. Either we give our young professionals the transportation options that they expect before they move away or we have an official ceremony and declare ourselves officially married, for better or for worse, to the automobile and massive highway construction expense.