Archive of: At Issue, Ben Young, Business Casual, Economy, Guest Commentary, Neely Young, Opinions

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Marathon in Boston

Marathon in Boston

Boston has a lot going for it: 400-plus years of history; a comprehensive and well-funded public transit system; a vibrant downtown; an all-but-completed $14-billion-plus construction project called the Big Dig; and a whole neighborhood full of great Italian restaurants.

July 2004
Are You X or Y?

Are You X or Y?

There are two basic management styles, an old boss once said. Theory X sees only the bad in employees and Theory Y sees the good.

June 2004
Organize This

Organize This

The low point in my personal history of on-the-job organization came at a previous magazine gig, back in the dark ages before digital photography.

May 2004
The Perfect Storm

The Perfect Storm

For many nonprofits, the number of clients needing services is up, but donations are down.

May 2004
A Little Common Sense

A Little Common Sense

Last fall, when a high school student from Fulton County was expelled for a piece of creative writing a teacher read in a journal that had been confiscated from the young woman, there were legitimate questions asked about First Amendment rights, privacy and school safety.

April 2004
Pardon Our Progress

Pardon Our Progress

We counted five this morning: five bright, shiny yellow bulldozers clearing away the remnants of a nice little patch of woods across the pond our offices overlook in Gwinnett County.

March 2004
Embattled Battle Flag

Embattled Battle Flag

In March, voters will choose between the new 2003 flag and Gov. Barnes' "Royal Blue" flag. Ironically, some of the "Flaggers" may end up voting for the blue flag.

February 2004
Comfort and Conviction

Comfort and Conviction

A little shiver ran down my spine when I read a Peach State Poll conducted by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government that indicates "Georgians generally support mixing religion and government."

February 2004
Centers of Power

Centers of Power

Perdue occupies the weakest position of anyone in the governor's office in recent history.

January 2004
Supply and Demand

Supply and Demand

There are a lot of people in the world -- editors and writers among them -- who spend a big chunk of their time pursuing information.

January 2004
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