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NM Turns 25: A Look at the Seminal Years, 1989-1992

NM Turns 25: A Look at the Seminal Years, 1989-1992

Anger, hope, determination, optimism — New Mobility had it all.

Letters: April 2014

Relationships, cruising Alaska, retirement planning, humor, bus protest

Space Reserved – Manic-Depressive Only

There’s this guy in his late-model gray Mercedes parked in the Accessible Parking Space. He doesn’t have a sticker or anything, he’s just in a hurry. So what I do is pull in right behind him, blocking his way out.

Although more and more airports worldwide have jetways, sometimes being carried is the only way on or off the plane, as seen in this photo from Argentina.

Step-by-Step Air Travel for Manual Wheelchair Users

When traveling in a manual wheelchair, ideally it is most convenient to have someone drop you off at an airport or use an airport shuttle service such as Super Shuttle. The next best option may be to take some form of public transportation, but then you’re responsible for transporting your own luggage. Lastly, you may […]

Radio Kaos

Radio Kaos

For those safe in front of their televisions, the Ayatollah Khomeini’s June 1989 funeral was surreal theatre, the inflamed masses jumping and hitting themselves in the head, the trampling of zealots into martyrs. For most Americans …

Three Iconic Voices

Three Iconic Voices

Some of the best writers of a generation on Revenge, Identity and Putting Your Body on the Line.

Letters: March 2014

Person of the Year, Chairskating, Jeff Shannon, Bus Protest

Letters: February 2014

NM’s 25th Anniversary, Zumba, The Gift of Transportation

Tim Bowers 1981 - 2013

How One Person’s Choice to Die Affected our Community

When Tim Bowers had his breathing tube removed one day after his spinal cord injury, many people with disabilities were distressed — and very vocal about the questionable ethics involved.

Letters: January 2014

Very disingenuous for Mr. Abbott to call himself a door opener for people with disabilities while using his office to deny ADA protections to fellow citizens . I hear his argument that he is the state’s defense attorney. Of course, as governor he