September 2017

Cultivating Future Leaders

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Mary-Ann Baldwin shares why it’s time to leave City Council and her hopes for Raleigh’s future She’s been called blunt and polarizing, but Mary-Ann Baldwin has inarguably been one of the most effective members Raleigh […]
Retreat

The Bowls That Bind Us

Sep 1, 2017 Jane Porter
Stuart Kent’s handmade oakwood bowls have transcended political differences—mostly. The flash of lightning that struck an old water oak on the grounds of the Capitol building two summers ago gave North Carolina’s former commerce secretary […]
July 2017 / August 2017

Paper Jam

Jun 30, 2017 Alexandra Drosu
Can technology save NC’s political gridlock? Back in our May issue we highlighted seven of the more than 1,500 bills introduced in the 2017 legislative session. Of those we spotlighted none were voted into law; the […]
October 2016

Bumper Sticker Politics

Oct 3, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
It’s been a busy month for North Carolina. The NCAA and ACC pulled all collegiate championships out of the state, the Supreme Court blocked North Carolina’s voting bill, riots broke out in Charlotte and a […]
October 2016

Inside Cooper’s Campaign

Oct 3, 2016 Alexandra Drosu
Gubernatorial candidate Roy Cooper talks about the challenges North Carolina faces, prioritizing education and, of course, HB2 McCrory Opts Out Editor’s Note: We asked both gubernatorial candidates the same seven questions based on what readers […]
Friends and Politics
February 2016

Friend and Politics (on the rocks)

Feb 2, 2016 Mandy Howard
If you’ve ever gotten mad and “unfriended” someone on Facebook due to politics, the social network just made it easier. Simply type in “friends who like_____” and it will sort them so you can friend (or […]