Opinions


Please note that the opinions and views in these articles are not necessarily those of the blog publisher. We cannot speak for the authors of these opinion pieces. If you have concerns regarding what is said within a specific opinion piece, we encourage you to write a letter to the editor explaining your concerns. The only thing we can do is voice our own opinions. Thanks!

Insider Perspectives
Here you will find links to opinion editorials from individuals and organizations working in solidarity with us to keep Monroe Park open and free.

Misconceptions About Monroe Park
Nov. 26th, 2010
by Bob Powell

If You Actually Spend Some Time in Monroe Park Instead of Just Listening to Rumors
Nov. 13, 2010
by Andrew Phinney

Keep Monroe Park Public: An Open Letter from the Richmond IWW
Nov. 10, 2010 Infoshop News
by Richmond Industrial Workers of the World

Renovations of Monroe Park CAN Be Done In Stages
Nov. 8, 2010
by The Wingnut

Monroe Park Another Brick in the Wall
Nov. 5, 2010
by Andrew Phinney

Listening to the Homeless in Monroe Park : Their Thoughts on the Park Closing
Oct. 30, 2010
by Wendy McCaig
“The issue is not whether or not the park needs a face lift, the issue is what will happen to the hundreds of indigent and impoverished individuals who congregate at the park and the Christians who connect to the homeless by providing services in the park?”

Monroe Park Renovations Protest
Oct. 26, 2010
by Nicholas Defilippis
The Richmond Spark reports on the Monroe Park Renovations and a week-long protest by at least one VCU Students for a Democratic Society member.

Letter to the Editor
Oct. 22, 2010
by Nathan Stickel
A response to Commonwealth Times’ Why renovate Monroe Park? on Oct. 14, 2010.

Monroe Park Advisory Council Attempts Cessation of Incoming Emails
Oct. 19, 2010
by MRO

Food Not Bombs Statement Regarding Monroe Park
Oct. 10, 2010
by Food Not Bombs

Outsider Perspectives
Here you will find links to opinion editorials from individuals and organizations that are indirectly involved.

Feeding Groups Trash Leftovers Monroe Park 11/28/10
Nov 29, 2010 Oregon Hill
by Charles Todd Woodson
Charles Todd Woodson of MPAC attempts to slander Food Not Bombs and other feeding programs in the park.

A Brief History of the Monroe Park Advisory Council
Nov 14, 2010 Oregon Hill
by Charles Todd Woodson
Charles Todd Woodson gives a history of the Monroe Park Advisory Council from its inception to the present as well as the Monroe Park Renovation Plan.

Monroe Doctrine
Nov 9, 2010 Richmond Times Dispatch
by Staff Reports
“While we’re always willing to believe the worst about the corporate fascists and capitalist pig-dogs and whatnot, in this case the objections seem a trifle . . . overwrought.

Note to FNB: Chill, dudes. It’ll be OK.”

Why renovate Monroe Park?
Oct. 14, 2010 Commonwealth Times
by John Richardson
Columnist John Richardson believes that the end justifies the means and that we should “try not to complain.”

Where’s a good place to eat… if you’re homeless?
Sept. 20, 2010 Carmelized OpiNIONS
by Jason Guard
The author of Richmond Magazine’s #1 local food blog takes the city to task for trying to relocate the homeless.

One Response to “Opinions”

  1. Al November 7, 2010 at 7:23 pm #

    What happened to adding City Council to the petition sendees?

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