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Trump Rally and Counter Protest Planned at Ohio Statehouse Tomorrow

Walker Evans Walker Evans Trump Rally and Counter Protest Planned at Ohio Statehouse Tomorrow

Two groups of activists will converge at the Ohio Statehouse tomorrow to show either their approval or their disapproval of President Trump. A militia group known as the West Ohio Minutemen are organizing the MAGA Columbus Rally, which is part of a larger national movement to host “Make America Great Again” events all across the US […]

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Opinion: In Defense of Foreign Aid

John Lundine John Lundine Opinion: In Defense of Foreign Aid

Foreign aid is in the news again. As the Trump Administration proposes $54 billion in cuts to the federal budget to increase military expenditures, they are targeting a significant reduction in foreign aid. In response to this, a diverse chorus of supporters has come forward in support of foreign aid.  This includes more than 100 […]

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Kasich Weighs in on Trump’s First Month

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Kasich Weighs in on Trump’s First Month

Gov. John Kasich appeared at odds with President Donald Trump this weekend when asked about issues the administration is currently dealing with. In an interview with CNN Chief National Security Correspondent Jim Sciutto, he critiqued some aspects of the president’s first month, but also suggested Trump just needs to “get his sea legs.” On Trump’s […]

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Uncertainty Surrounding Low Income Housing Tax Credits Impacts Local Projects

Brent Warren Brent Warren Uncertainty Surrounding Low Income Housing Tax Credits Impacts Local Projects

The election of Donald Trump had an immediate impact on a number of affordable housing projects in Columbus — an impact that was felt before he took office and long before any actual policy decisions were made by his new administration. The reason has to do with the central importance of Low Income Housing Tax […]

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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther Signs Executive Order on Immigration

Following through on a promise made earlier this week, local officials gathered on Friday to witness the signing of an executive order by Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther that supports and reaffirms the city’s pro-immigration and pro-refugee resettlement policies. “This reinforces and expands what we have been doing for decades,” stated Ginther. “It is also consistent […]

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Photos: Youth Protesters Hold Midday Rally Against Muslim Ban

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Photos: Youth Protesters Hold Midday Rally Against Muslim Ban

Students from Columbus Alternative High School rallied in front of the Statehouse today to protest what’s been widely referred to as the Muslim Ban. President Donald Trump’s executive order barring immigrants and refugees from seven majority-Muslim nations has caused confusion at international airports, split up families and received mass public backlash, including a protest on […]

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Grassroots: Ohio Revolution Leads Statewide Resistance

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: Ohio Revolution Leads Statewide Resistance

Liberals have been busy for the last 10 days. Since Donald Trump’s rise to presidency, he’s signed 18 Executive Orders. His signature has halted the US Refugee Admissions Program and banned immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. It’s advanced on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines and stripped federal funding […]

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