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Not So Super ...

Not So Super ...

Early voting for the October 3rd Memphis city election runs from September 13th to September 28th. Much attention has been focused on the mayoral

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Rebranding Summer Avenue

Rebranding Summer Avenue

In recent years, the Summer Avenue Merchants Association has been working on a marketing initiative to "rebrand" Summer Avenue as an international district. Part

About That Cover ...

About That Cover ...

Last Friday, I received a direct message on Twitter from county commissioner and mayoral candidate Tami Sawyer. I don't know Sawyer well, but we've

Community Needs to Remain Engaged in New U of M Developments

Community Needs to Remain Engaged in New U of M Developments

A lot of development has been happening at the University of Memphis in the past couple of weeks. With all of these new projects

ICE on Fire: The Immigration Mess

ICE on Fire: The Immigration Mess

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has earned the condemnation of many Americans for aggressively capturing and detaining people in our country. The administration's overreach

Edgar Cayce and the Current Dystopia

Edgar Cayce and the Current Dystopia

Well, we human beings had a good run. We've gone from green slime crawling out of the sea to the discovery of fire, the

Realpolitik and the River

Realpolitik and the River

In five weeks, more or less, Memphians will be voting for a mayor and city council. The three most recognizable mayoral candidates are the

The Buck Stops ... Where?

The Buck Stops ... Where?

As someone who writes words for a living, I'm admittedly not what one would call a "math person." My grasp on economic concepts is

Let’s Go Krogering ...

Let’s Go Krogering ...

If you're like most Mid-Southerners, you've quite likely paid a visit or two to a Kroger store. Maybe you're a weekly regular or perhaps

Challenge the Candidates

Challenge the Candidates

Voters should press those running for office to commit to true structural reform.
Though we're supposedly in the middle of a Memphis city election campaign, there've been precious few chances for voters to press candidates (especially incumbents)

Memphis City Council: Circumventing the People’s Will

Memphis City Council: Circumventing the People’s Will

On a preceding page of this issue, law professor Steve Mulroy, who paid his political dues as a two-term member of the Shelby County

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