A wave of homelessness is coming. Are we ready?
In defense of an X
March 3rd, 2021 - 2:00am
I’ve written before about my love of language, the importance of the words we choose to describe the richness of our lives. I used to think that this respect for language meant that I should fiercely protect the forms and structures that I’d been raised and educated to believe were the “correct” ones.
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Senate Bill 103: The first step in protecting man (and man’s best friend)
Our political culture should be less about parties, and more about ideas
Innovation Zone proposal and ‘Blockchains City’ plan has skeptics. Will they be heard?
There's a digital fool's gold rush in Carson City
Nevada must maintain its gold standard for integrity with esports
Legislative agenda should focus on getting Nevadans back to work
Misunderstanding the things we know best
Could what happened in Texas happen here?
February 24th, 2021 - 2:00am
Last week, record freezing temperatures across Texas had residents turning up the heat while, at the same time, a large portion of the state’s energy generation went offline. With the generation offline and demand high, Texas experienced rolling blackouts and extended power outages that left millions of its residents in the dark and cold for days.
Nevada should be all in for the people
February 23rd, 2021 - 2:00am
Those of us in the Nevada Fair Democracy Coalition weather partisan attacks from the left and the right as we advocate for reforms. The chips fall, sometimes on our heads, but at this point we are steeled by experience.
We can kickstart Nevada’s medical research future with more laboratory space
February 22nd, 2021 - 2:00am
Downtown Las Vegas is primed for a revolution in the medical and bioscience industry. The development of the UNLV School of Medicine, the formation of the UNLV Academic Health Center, and the recent addition of fast-growing bioscience startups like Heligenics Inc. are helping to put Las Vegas on the map in medical education and bioscience research.
George Washington was wrong and so is Sen. Kieckhefer
February 21st, 2021 - 2:00am
Our nation’s first president really disliked political parties. He wasn’t alone. Most of the Founding Fathers, their experiences based upon the bloody English Civil War a century earlier, viewed political parties and factionalism more generally with suspicion.
The conservative case for Ford’s criminal justice reform
February 21st, 2021 - 2:00am
Before electoral politics and the violence of the 2020 summer protests monopolized everyone’s attention, Americans were on the verge of actually engaging in meaningful dialogue about criminal justice reform. Now, in the 2021 legislative session, Nevadans might be able to pick up where the summer of unrest (and partisan politics) interrupted this important conversation.
With McCarran Airport name change, Harry Reid flying first class into the history books
Everyone needs a seat at the table as we develop the energy mix for Nevada’s future
Mental health care is a human right
In support of Harry Reid International Airport
February 16th, 2021 - 2:00am
In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, it was unknown if Nevada could bounce back. Businesses were shuttered, Nevadans’ homes were foreclosed on, and many questioned the fate of the travel and tourism industry. There was one figure in Nevada’s history who stepped up in a way no one else could have.