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Nevada leaders could reform policing & courts, if they wanted to

Gov. Steve Sisolak this week said Donald Trump “has once again taken the path of inciting combativeness, stoking racial tensions, and creating division when...
eyes have it

Dear Nevada Resort Industry: Don’t be Lake of the Ozarks

Casino executives are smarter than everybody else in Nevada. That’s what people say.Let’s hope so.The industry has more money than the state. It probably...
behold

Mail-in voting is no threat to a free and fair election, but Trump is

Let’s say Donald Trump gets thumped in November. Pummeled. Trounced. Let’s say voters in Nevada and the nation reject him roundly, soundly, and adamantly,...
what who me?

Trump has Twitter tantrum, falsely calls Nevada election ‘illegal’

(The following is excerpted from the Daily Current newsletter, which you can sign up for here.)Those of you, and you know who you are,...
pretty but ugly

Now would be a good time to talk about the Green New Deal

I’m a young person in the 21st century, and I’ve been prepping for the apocalypse for as long as I can remember. Las Vegas...
montgomery

Arbery case’s true horror is safe harbor given for modern lynching

Only in recent years has white American culture become willing to stare the horror of lynching in the face, or at least glance at...
huh

The economic development crowd is going about this all wrong

The leisure and hospitality industry accounts for one of every four jobs in Nevada. Or it did, anyway.A day, or an hour, doesn’t go...
shiny

Nevada’s mining giants are raking it in and we should raise their taxes a...

In the first three months of last year, Newmont Corp. reported a net income of $87 million.In the first three months of this year:...
not flower in baskets the real may day

On the coronavirus, the workforce, and May Day

(The following was adapted from the May 1 edition of the Daily Current Newsletter, which you can subscribe to here)In the U.S. we don't...
finally

Will Nevada be one of the last states to get benefits to gig workers?

Tens of thousands of Nevadans are out of work and they can’t even apply for unemployment yet.They’re being told to wait, not to apply...

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