Local Commentary

Local Commentary

Our Man in Arlington

I’ve logged a few hours in the unpretentious Clarendon studios of Arlington Independent Media (AIM), pontificating on community radio or TV — once joining a pick-up chorus to record a YouTube production of the “Arlington County Song.” But the time I put in is dwarfed by that of Jackie Steven, […]

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Editorial: Alabama Coming to Virginia?

The Virginia House Democratic Caucus issued a stern warning yesterday after Alabama virtually outlawed abortion. In a statement, the Caucus warned that Republican-controlled state legislatures across the country are escalating their coordinated assault on women’s reproductive rights noting that Tuesday, Alabama passed an already-infamous bill that would ban abortion in […]

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Our Man in Arlington

Our sainted community has long drawn national publicity as a model for this and that. Take Life magazine’s hailing of our school system in the early 1950s and the 2009 documentary “Arlington’s Smart Growth Journey” on creation of the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor. My recent search of two state and local government […]