Today’s guest columnist is Thomas Spencer
I’ve run into a conflict of interest. Though, I think it’s better described as a confluence of interests.
As a public policy researcher in my professional life and as a hiker, biker, runner, history buff, and nature nut, I like public parks.
I like parks, trails, and greenspace because I enjoy using them. And I like them because they are good policy. Continue reading Hope for Birmingham hikers, bikers, and runners
Today’s guest columnist is The Rev. Jon Chalmers.
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Judging from the license plates along the gravel road to Hargrove Shoals along the Cahaba River in Bibb County, my quarantine driven desire for a road trip was shared by many in our community. Continue reading Startling observation from my quarantine drive
I’ve spent a great deal of time and effort trying to educate one of my best friends, who I will call Bob, about the problems created by our segmented and dysfunctional governments.
But Bob loves to complain about the City of Birmingham—even though he knows it makes my blood pressure explode. Continue reading Should Birmingham have to pay for everything?