This season overlaps with another period of reflection on the theme of outgoing and incoming: the end of President Obama's first term and his re-election to a second.
Seven years later, the downtown and North Side sections still had pockets of the upwardly mobile, but the hustle and bustle had definitely diminished.
Wow. How quickly the press changes their reporting.
Private sector revised job figures show an average of less than 90,000 per month since January. Unemployment inched back up to 8.2 percent.
David Brooks positions himself as an above-the-fray "moderate," but the reality is otherwise.
Taking a nearsighted view of the political landscape, some have concluded there is little or no difference between Republicans and Democrats.
Cory Booker said he was nauseated by the attacks on private capital. He said Mitt Romney's firm, Bain Capital, "has done a lot of good."
While I am not a great believer in grand conspiracy theories, I have a serious conspiracy theory about what is going on behind the façade of U.S. politics.
The class struggle, rather than stopping during an election, actually intensifies.
Trayvon lives in the remarkable outpouring of sorrow and outrage demanding justice in the case.