Category: Opinion

Running Against the Undocumented

We Americans used to run political races against each other: The Republicans blamed the Democrats for all our problems, or the Democrats blamed the Republicans. Read more »

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Letters to the Editor – September 2006

Dear Ms. Grant: You and your colleagues are publishing a very important tabloid, each issue featuring thorough, thoughtful alternatives to sound-bite journalism. My wife, Margaret, Read more »

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A Divider, Not A Uniter

For five years Dr. Carl Mumpower has been an effective member of Asheville City Council.He has staked out strongly conservative positions as a vehement opponent Read more »

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Peace and the City, #2

Moving on from older religions, especially extending from the shalom contribution of Judaism, for “Peace and the City #2” we turn to the evolution of Read more »

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Opinion: Where’s Condi?

Earl Ofari Hutchinson The day before President Bush spoke to the NAACP, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was scheduled to meet with the Congressional Black Read more »

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Letter from a Transit Advocate

Dear Editor,         I would like to congratulate Cathy Holt on her excellent article “Asheville Transit — Not Cheap, Just Free.” It definitely defines the problem Read more »

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Books That Matter — The Publisher‚Äôs Choice

    Title: The Covenant with Black America Author: Tavis Smiley, editor Category: Non-Fiction Format: Paperback, 254pp Publisher: Third World Press Web site: thirdworldpressinc.com Publication Read more »

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Peace and the CITY

By David L. Swain         There is no better focus for discussing peace than the urban context, for the violence of modern warfare is intentionally Read more »

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A New Civic Center for All Asheville

  By David L. Swain As the European theater of World War II wound down, in late 1944 and early 1945, I was a senior Read more »

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Why Republicans Will Cave on Immigration Reform

Earl Ofari Hutchinson By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Polls show that if the national elections were held today, Democrats would grab a majority in the House Read more »

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