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Opinion

Learn to recognize phonies

There is something that took me a while to notice and even longer to believe. There are a lot of people in positions of influence ...
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Opinion

Murky public-private partnerships inspire skepticism

The recent news regarding several of Greensboro’s public-private partnerships has been disheartening. Greensboro’s Tanger Center for Performing Arts has been delayed by years and is ...
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Opinion

Greensboro’s authenticity transcends slogans

A Washington Post column last week described Greensboro bluntly as an “intersection of slapdash American city boulevards.” It derided Greensboro for no longer hosting NCAA ...
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Opinion

Shake it up: Greensboro City Council Elections Getting Interesting – ...

Although the Greensboro City Council elections are nine months away, 2017 looks like it might be the year of the shake-up. After the last election, ...
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It’s time for Greensboro’s secret Internet plans to involve the ...

Imagine if the City of Greensboro decided to take a lane of 45 MPH Wendover Avenue, give it to a private company and allow that ...
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Fake news demands that we evolve our thinking

No civilization has survived losing its grip on reality. Neither will America “I don’t know if it’s true or not, but it’s on Facebook” said ...
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Opinion

Greensboro Council’s problems with truth continue

The deadline for this column was the afternoon of election day. If Hillary Clinton has lost, it will be in no small part because people ...
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Greensboro’s challenge on race is America’s challenge

The generations before us made monumental strides against centuries of entrenched prejudice and bigotry. Standing on their shoulders, we should appreciate the head start we ...
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Opinion

Greensboro tightens its grip on public information

When Erika Lovett asked the City of Greensboro for a map showing plans for the Vandalia Road project this summer, she received a reply from ...
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Opinion

With Trump the means are the end

Driving home on a two-lane country road through southern Virginia in July, I came upon some road construction. After a warning of “one lane road ...