Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
President Obama has decided that NASA should focus on asteroids or Mars rather than returning to the Moon. The future of human space flight has generated lots controversy. But WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says we should look at NASA’s minds as well as its missions.
Central Ohioans have joined millions of Americans in donating to the earthquake relief effort for Haiti. WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says those dollars and much more will be needed to rebuild the nation from short and long-term damage.
We’ve been hearing a lot about healthcare recently. Amid all the talk of pre-existing conditions and public options, healthcare takes place far from the halls of Congress. Just ask Commentator Michael Ivey.
The current economic crisis has had disastrous consequents for many. WOSU’ Commentator Michael Ivey wonders why experts did not see it coming.
WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey likens upgrade to First Class on a recent flight to Wall Street debacle.
The Olympics are over. After watching more than two weeks of spectacle, competition and controversy, we and WOSU commentator Michael Ivey are looking for something else to do.
Many recent polls indicate the economy is the top concern among voters this fall as the country prepares to elect new leadership. Perhaps, not surprisingly then, the economy is also today’s topic for W-O-S-U Commentator Michael Ivey.
We may get some relief from high gas prices soon. Saudi Arabia has announced it plans to boost oil production next month. WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says, it’s about time and he also says it’s time we weaned ourselves from our dependence on foreign oil.
As many 40-somethings know, the 1970′s and 80′s rock band Van Halen has reunited. The group played a sold out show in Columbus last week. The comeback tour has given WOSU commentator Michael Ivey hope that other things will turn-around.