To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, July 14, 2024

Observercast

Two Strikes And An Out: A Tale Of Three Towns

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Summer’s lease has all too short a date, wrote Shakespeare, but he was wrong. Thank goodness it’s gone. 2023 delivered the summer of our discontent. It’s striking that three company towns – Hollywood, Detroit and now Washington, DC – are just about shut down. The job is not getting done in these industry towns. That’s […]

Jamie Stiehm
Jamie Stiehm
Jamie Stiehm is a Washington journalist and public speaker who writes a syndicated column on national politics and history for Creators Syndicate. Her commentaries and op-eds have appeared in leading newspapers across the nation, such as American Heritage, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and San Francisco Chronicle. She wrote several essays for The New York Times’ “Disunion” series on the Civil War, one of which, The War Comes Home for Lee, was chosen for their hardbound collection, Disunion, published by Oxford University Press [2016].