The U.S. Declared War On Veteran Homelessness — And It Actually Could Win by Quil Lawrence for NPR’s Morning Edition on August 4 is an excellent story about how private-public partnerships can work, even in a city as beaten down as New Orleans. (When you read or listen to the story, look for the Katrina element.) Lots of people thrive on governmental failures, so successes deserve notice, especially in those instances where service to our nation plays a big role in creating the problem.
No one wants dirty air, or warmer temperatures, I expect, but plenty of people don’t like the notion that government might play a role in forcing cleaner air on us. David Graham has written The Politics