Political gadfly Ivan Cohen talks about his presence at school board, city council, county commission and library board meetings. For decades, he’s often been just one of a handful of people who bother to show up for public meetings. He talks about his early inspirations and political activities.
Norman Luten, Jr. of the Sandfly Community Betterment Association talks about the fight against commercial encroachment. It started a decade ago with the new Wal-Mart. Now it’s flaring up again. The community is seeking Historic District protection.
Suzanne Donovan talks about her new role as director of Step Up Savannah, the city’s anti-poverty initiative. She challenges notions of moral judgment toward the poor. And she advocates for policies that are good for business, too.