It’s almost time for the Charleston Area Justice Ministry (CAJM) to hold its 2017 Nehemiah Action Assembly, April 24, 7 Continue reading
“Save Sullivan’s Island,” their yard signs shout. “Beaches Not Forests!” Translation: “Save Our Million-Dollar Views!”
Stop it. If you are unhappy, there is no shortage of rich people who would be delighted to pay a fortune to live next to the forest.
[This op-ed appeared last week in Charleston’s Post & Courier.] It’s gut-check time for Republicans. Are they the party Donald Trump Continue reading
These are some of the posters that I saw at the Women’s March in Charleston. We began at the Women’s and Continue reading
People like Nikki Haley and Lindsay Graham tell us that the battles are over. The New South has thoroughly taken root and flourished, like a gigantic live oak, and we all enjoy its shade, sipping sweet tea together. There is no New Jim Crow.
[This column by Steve Bailey was first printed in the Post and Courier and issued here with grateful permission of Continue reading
For all those who think the peninsula has gotten far too much for far too long,
Joe Minicozzi has this to say: Do the math. Minicozzi is an architect by training, but it is his ability to crunch numbers about cities in startling ways that we care about.
So how does the sheet balance on climate change? On the one hand, we’ve got Charleston’s cataclysmic public cost of dealing with the rising Atlantic. And Miami. And Brooklyn. And Boston. And D. C. And the Outer Banks. On the other, we “have to understand” that doing something is “going to cost our companies.”