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GUEST COMMENTARY: Piketty's capital ideas ring true in Indiana

GUEST COMMENTARY: Piketty's capital ideas ring true in Indiana

Thomas Piketty’s "Capital in the 21st Century" is on the New York Times' bestseller list for a reason. This instant classic provides a cogent explanation for the growth in inequality we see all around us.

July 27, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Compassion, self-interest aren't enough in poverty fight

GUEST COMMENTARY: Compassion, self-interest aren't enough in poverty fight

The Times of Northwest Indiana should be applauded for its investigative report on poverty. I anticipate it will be required reading in the social justice classes all of our students at Calumet College of St. Joseph take as freshmen.

June 22, 2014 12:00 am
How to reduce the price of poverty

How to reduce the price of poverty

It has been two weeks since The Times published the Price of Poverty special report. We asked the region to use these stories as the beginning of a discussion, not as the culmination of the investigation.

June 21, 2014 9:15 pm Related
BOB HEISSE: War on Poverty coverage should spark discussion

BOB HEISSE: War on Poverty coverage should spark discussion

Consider this as you read our special report, "The Price of Poverty": Are cuts to social service agencies and education the right move as poverty increases in Northwest Indiana? What more can or should be done?

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Related

Community members who advised The Times on the neighbors in need project

The Times convened  with local executives from area organizations and agencies that work with the poor and those in need to advise on today's special section on The Price of Poverty.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Related

Education seen as major weapon in war on poverty

EAST CHICAGO | Education of parents and the children of those in poverty is among the tools needed to combat poverty in the region, according to a panel discussion held Friday.

April 20, 2014 10:15 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Support candidates who support voting rights

GUEST COMMENTARY: Support candidates who support voting rights

As we begin ramping up for yet another round of local, statewide and national elections, I will use this forum to address community engagement.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am
WILLIAM NANGLE: Building NWI begins with building consensus

WILLIAM NANGLE: Building NWI begins with building consensus

It was like multiple ingredients blending in a mixing bowl.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am
Region leaders' retreat helps frame top 10 priorities

Region leaders' retreat helps frame top 10 priorities

Community leaders dispelled a long-held perception that consensus on major public policy issues is not attainable in Northwest Indiana, organizers of the recent event said.

October 13, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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More accountability put in place for Dunes charter school

More accountability put in place for Dunes charter school

Gary Sen. Earline Rogers, D-Gary, a retired teacher and a strong proponent of traditional public schools, said she sees nothing wrong with a charter school that has lost its authorizer shopping around for a new one.

August 15, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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For Dave Sikes, life is what you make of it

For Dave Sikes, life is what you make of it

For 27 years, Dave Sikes has been watching out for Lake County’s most vulnerable citizens. Fortunately for them, his vision comes from the heart.

February 24, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Movies show fans want something more

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Movies show fans want something more

I don’t see many movies these days. I’m not into vampires, and the techno-thrillers produced of late hold little appeal.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Meet Indiana’s challenging higher education goal

GUEST COMMENTARY: Meet Indiana’s challenging higher education goal

Indiana has established an incredibly challenging goal with respect to higher education. To stay competitive, Indiana’s colleges and universities have been asked to produce 10,000 more bachelor degrees each year between now and the year 2025.

January 27, 2013 12:00 am
Times editorial advisers make suggestions for improving NW Indiana

Times editorial advisers make suggestions for improving NW Indiana

MERRILLVILLE | A Lake County local option income tax and a retooled South Shore commuter train that brings Chicago residents to the region were among suggestions made to improve Northwest Indiana.

January 25, 2013 6:30 pm
Dan Lowery

Dan Lowery

Dan Lowery is president of Calumet College of St. Joseph.

December 07, 2012 7:02 pm
Dan Lowery

Dan Lowery

Dan Lowery is president of Calumet College of St. Joseph.

December 05, 2012 4:13 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Indicators point way for improved quality of life

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indicators point way for improved quality of life

On Oct. 9, Northwest Indiana will be provided with another opportunity to assess where it’s going and, perhaps, how it ought to proceed with respect to several quality of life indicators.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am

PUBLISHER NOTES

Looking over the roster of business leaders that are on our list this issue, I couldn't help but notice the mix of well-known and lesser-known names as well as the diversity in ages, cultural background and gender. Learning about our top professionals impressed me even more with the flexibil…

May 19, 2012 4:04 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Public transportation is unfinished business

GUEST COMMENTARY: Public transportation is unfinished business

Public transportation was one of the first issues addressed by the Northwest Indiana Quality of Life Council. In April 2000, it considered the need for a public transit authority in Lake County. All but one of the 48 elected officials interviewed agreed on the need for such an entity. In Sep…

March 25, 2012 12:00 am
Dan Lowery

Dan Lowery

Dan Lowery is president of Calumet College of St. Joseph.

March 25, 2012 12:00 am
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