Republicans Unexpected “Moderate” Card

Note: I‘ve been writing over at Blue Jersey about statewide progressive issues. Wanted to share this take about the recent Senate and Congressional Debates.  A lot of attention has been paid to Republicans’ Trumpian shift toward nativism. The national party has focused on immigration, trade and race. And it hasn’t played well in New Jersey, … Continue reading Republicans Unexpected “Moderate” Card

“They’re Not Building it For Us” — My talk on Rutgers Campus Thursday, 12:30pm

Hope you’re all surviving the brisk fall weather! I just wanted to share the information for a “Brown Bag Series” here at Rutgers-Camden. I’ll be addressing what I see as a central puzzle in our cities: why do community groups protest investment and development in much-needed neighborhoods? And what does it tell us about how … Continue reading “They’re Not Building it For Us” — My talk on Rutgers Campus Thursday, 12:30pm

Will Camden Vote for an Elected School Board?

The “Camden Votes No” campaign is off and running. Camden residents, after years of having virtually no democratic control over their school district, now have a vote. It’s a convoluted vote. A “No” vote returns the school board to an elected board (it is currently appointed) — but that elected board would still be under state … Continue reading Will Camden Vote for an Elected School Board?

True philanthropy doesn’t come at the expense of others by Mike Morgan

A response to the Op-Ed by Mr. Katz in the Philadelphia Inquirer Dear Interstate Outdoor Advertising CEO Drew Katz, What is a Camdenite to do? No matter which side of the billboard issue a Camden resident supports, someone loses. So how are we to decide? For billboard supporters, the majority of whom seem to be … Continue reading True philanthropy doesn’t come at the expense of others by Mike Morgan