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How do we dance? After Ferguson for the privileged vacationer

Early on the morning of Saturday, August 9, the sun was high, the sky was clear, and my family and I were at last ready for our long-anticipated summer vacation when my wife made one last stop for a hot tea in Berkeley before we set off.  1,165 more words

The Good, the Bad, the Ferguson

America’s pretty messed up right now.

We’ve got vitriolic divisions on racial lines, political lines, ideological lines, religious/non-religious lines… We’re divided on so many fronts, I still find myself unable to pledge allegiance to the flag. 763 more words


too many unknowns in fracking

As Maryland closes in on a decision whether to allow fracking, two key studies — on economic and health effects  — are in play. One doesn’t deliver on its main mission. 2,357 more words

The Agenda: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Today’s Agenda

  • ISIS beheads American journalist James Foley
  • The latest news out of Ferguson, Missouri
  • Police involved shooting in St. Louis leaves another African American dead…
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Corporate Real Estate in Perspective

Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler. Albert Einstein

No caution could be any more appropriate for understanding corporate real estate than this much revered quote of Einstein. 1,822 more words

Corporate Real Estate

The Police Killed My Son

In an article for Politico Magazine, father Michael Bell shares the story of how Wisconsin police killed his son, and what he did in the aftermath. 258 more words

Michael Bell, whose son was shot, killed by officer, comments on unrest in Ferguson, MO

KENOSHA (WITI) — After working to pass a bill aimed at assuring independent investigations into police-involved deaths, Michael Bell Sr. is now getting national attention. His efforts in Wisconsin are now under a larger spotlight following the controversial shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 338 more words