”Repeating lies doesn’t change them into truths. More civic engagement, not cynicism, is what democracy needs to survive,” Sonja Czarnecki writes in this letter to the Times.
”The fiasco in Marion generated national attention. This dustup in Douglas County will likely fly under the radar, given that it was conducted in the far more restrained forum of legal filings. But we should all be on notice,” Clay Wirestone writes in this Kansas Reflector column.
”I was just so surprised that the distinguished professor lecture on barriers and self-determination will not be available by Zoom or webinar or as audio,” Juanita Carlson writes in this letter to the Times.
”When those living in poverty are dehumanized, no voice can be heard. There is no opportunity to create understanding and no possibility of change,” Tara Wallace writes in this Kansas Reflector column.
”There is a long-term financial advantage for cities to stabilize their modest housing stock and the infrastructure which already exists by utilizing district overlays that provide a level playing field for working families to buy into the market and become long-term residents,” Deborah Snyder writes in this letter to the Times.
“Careful planning decisions must be made to allow for a proper balance of living opportunities that promote healthy, safe and affordable neighborhoods,” Candice Davis writes in this letter to the Times.
”Living beyond one’s means seems a common philosophy these days,” Tom Guba begins this letter to the Times.
”When powerful people go after journalists and news outlets, they go after everyone. … Let’s look at outrages big and small from across the United States,” Clay Wirestone writes in this Kansas Reflector column.
”Under the shield law, those who wish to subpoena interview recordings, unpublished notes and other information gained through the newsgathering process must allow those being subpoenaed to have their day in court before proceeding,” Doug Anstaett writes in this Kansas Reflector column.
“The question isn’t whether reporters are above the law. It’s whether Marion law enforcement is above the law,” Clay Wirestone writes in this Kansas Reflector column.
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