Changing the Poverty Narrative

March 3, 2020 0

by Dan Carpenter A leading voice in the movement to short-circuit chronic poverty is bringing her ideas to a city and state with greater proportions of poor people than most of the nation—a nation that […more…]

Peace Lab Debuts at Butler

October 19, 2018 0

by Dan Carpenter There was no lacking for enthusiasm, ambition, credentials, or programs when the Desmond Tutu Peace Lab was formally unveiled Sept. 17 at Butler University. Compared with the debut of the project’s predecessor, […more…]

A Tale of Two Stations

April 26, 2016 0

by Dan Carpenter Faced with the closure of Fire Station 16 at 5555 N. Illinois, Butler-Tarkington neighborhood tempers are running hot. Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) Chief Ernest Malone attempted to put out the fire at […more…]

Civil Rights and Uncivil Wrongs

March 3, 2016 0

by Dan Carpenter Last summer’s U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming marriage equality seemed like a cause for celebration. Singing, dancing and awards-giving ensued among the newly validated and their many allies. Then, in short order, […more…]

A Concern for Civil Rights

March 3, 2016 0

by Dan Carpenter Vivian Farris is no fan of discrimination. “I believe everyone has the right to his opinion,” says the owner of the Illinois Street Food Emporium. “It’s only when it hurts someone that […more…]