Tag: opinion

Your views: In defense of ARISE

To the editor: The recently printed letter in last week’s edition of the Times, “ARISE program is flawed,” was itself flawed in its mischaracterizations of...

Your views: ARISE program is flawed

To the editor: I was stunned to read about the city’s new ARISE pilot program, from “City to launch guaranteed income pilot” in the Oct....

Keep a sense of perspective: The danger of anxiety

By Rev. Ian Markham As we approach the midterm elections, there is a palpable sense of anxiety in the air. The political divide runs deep....

Your Views: Honoring our Afghan partners

To the editor: Last month marked the one-year anniversary of America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. A year ago, President Joe Biden summed up his deadly shambolic...

Command this!

By Rob Whittle The Washington Commanders not only ruined my Sunday, but, worse, they ruined this column. I was all set, after they went 2-0, to...

Your Views: Not my grandmother’s party

To the editor: My grandmother is spinning in her grave. G’mom, as she was known to all family and friends – the name created by a...

Times launches ‘Photo of the week’

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] A new element makes its debut on the first page in this week’s Alexandria Times Opinion section: photo of the...

Your Views: City hall is playing games with our money

To the editor: With all the debate about flooding in Rosemont, Del Ray and elsewhere, the city continues to maintain that their stormwater fee will...

Our View: ‘Tis the season

It’s difficult to know what to make of the holiday season this year. It’s a period with religious significance for many, and in a normal...

Your Views: City’s environmentalism is greenwash

To the editor: Greenwashing is expensive, whether it’s Taylor Run or DASH’s new electric buses, but may be less expensive than fixing the actual environmental...