by Jan Christensen What do we believe about money? What are we told by accountants and bankers? Or what our own energy can create, things that we can see and hear and feel?
Opinion essays and letters from our readers.
Money is a tool for trading, and issuing Riverwest HOURS will add to our reliable money supply, so more people can trade, and more trading means more jobs.
by Janice Christensen It took years of hard work to make the neighborhood a safe, inviting place. Naturally, now more people want to live in it. Property values skyrocket, and the very people who did the work can’t afford to stay. It just doesn’t seem fair. But the people who live and work in these […]
by Peter Reese Should parents be able to choose where their children go to school? Should taxpayer money fund religious education? These are just two of many sometimes misleading questions used to sway voters’ hearts and minds in the battle over school choice.
Artists who just want a space of their own may have difficulty with the idea that their own way of life might drive them and other people out of the neighborhood. This special feature includes links to many readings on the web, excerpts from Milwaukee’s Housing Strategy, a poem about Chicago’s Wicker Park Yuppification, and […]