Happy New Jersey Street Signs

This story came up on the World Service yesterday about a New Jersey city that has installed “happy street signs” in an attempt to improve residents’ lives and outlooks: http://www.nj.com/essex/index.ssf/2014/10/in_newark_happy_street_signs_plaster_city_poles.html When I heard the love-in this received from the media I became quite angry. About one third of this mostly black city live in poverty, … Continue reading Happy New Jersey Street Signs