May Day 1971: Its Before & After Effects

May 1, 2021

It is hard to describe how horrible the Vietnam War was in 1971. It had been destroying America’s core principles, as the war was not only a mistake but was […]

Madame Speaker, Tear Down This Wall

March 13, 2021

The following is D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton’s statement on the introduction of the No Fencing at the United States Capitol Complex Act on Feb. 11. Today, I introduce the […]

Hyperpolarization Has Piqued the Interest of Young Americans

March 8, 2021

Young voters who were nowhere to be found in any other election didn’t magically materialize in 2020; they were enticed to the polling booths by anger.

Georgetowners of the Year for 2020

December 11, 2020

We salute longtime residents and businesspersons who have given freely of their time, making our special neighborhood all the better for their dedication.

What’s Out and What’s In?

December 9, 2020

One day, we’ll look back and … wish we hadn’t. But, for now, here’s our highly idiosyncratic look at “What’s Out and What’s In” at the end of this exceptionally strange year.

In the Light, the Scourge of 2020 Recedes


In the Light, the Scourge of 2020 Rescinds In this worst year ever — at least in our lifetimes — we are straining to look beyond our holiday blues, to […]

Swan Song for Trumpers in D.C. (photos)

November 14, 2020

Trump supporters gathered to contest the 2020 election results and back the president’s allegations that many ballots in several battleground states were invalid.

BIDEN TIME

November 11, 2020

Anyone who was paying attention on Saturday, Nov. 7, heard and saw much of America rejoicing outside, on the sidewalks and on the streets, after the media call that proclaimed […]

This Is What Democracy Looks Like

October 28, 2020

We used to roll our eyes at “every vote counts” or “peaceful transfer of power.” But now? Not so complacent anymore.

RBG Is the Point of Your Vote

October 16, 2020

When Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Sept. 18, a flood of tributes and future promises rose among her many admirers. To visit the front of the Supreme Court those […]