Richard Cohen: True evil rears its head again, and it needs to be stopped

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014
As Hannah Arendt foresaw, we are once again up against the question of evil.

Froma Harrop: Social media enflames Ferguson

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Soon the cameras, protesters, gawkers and tweeters will depart Ferguson, Missouri, leaving the question: What will be left of this embattled city when the smoke clears?

Charles Krauthammer: Obama on right path in Iraq, but will need new rationale

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
Baghdad called President Obama's bluff and he came through.

Linda Chavez: AG Holder fueling racial tensions

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
Words matter -- and never more so than when race is involved.

George Will: Criminal justice system becoming less just

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
What is called "the" 1964 Civil Rights Act is justly celebrated for outlawing racial and other discrimination in employment, "public accommodations" and elsewhere.

School aid formula still discriminates

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Going without $62 million of aid means the residents of Schenectady have an elevated tax rate, the children go without essential mental health services, and staff scramble every day to provide services to the students who are in crisis at that moment.

Keep fuel cost up, help other states add jobs: Oppose fracking

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
You may realize that modern fracking started in Texas several decades ago in the 1990s.

Visit to cemetery uncovers surprising local history

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Our walk in Green Hill Cemetery remains, in the words of Australian poet, Harry “Breaker” Harbord Morant, “a memory to be hoarded.”

David Harsanyi: GOP still counting on voters' disdain for Obamacare

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
In a bit of dubious cherry-picking, a new Bloomberg article concludes that the Affordable Care Act is losing its effectiveness as a political issue for Republicans and is diminishing as a major issue.

E.J. Dionne: Society needs to rebuild a connection to neighborhoods

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014
Consider how our definition of "neighborliness" has evolved. Once upon a time, being neighborly meant "reaching out to the people who lived next door" by, among other things, "offering to watch the kids in a pinch."


Joe Conason: Lingering prejudice fueling situation in Ferguson, Mo.

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
The past week's unfolding tragedy in Ferguson, Missouri, with its militarized and overwhelmingly white police force confronting angry and hopeless African-Americans, is not a story unique to that place or this moment.

Richard Cohen: >Israel's image sways perception

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Back in 1980, an Israeli diplomat met with Ronald Reagan as he was running for president.

Charles Krauthammer: Lacking strategy, Obama piles up foreign policy failures

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
"Great nations need organizing principles, and 'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle."

Froma Harrop: Far right spaces out on scientist

Monday, Aug. 18, 2014
When I first encountered Neil deGrasse Tyson, I thought, "What a nice man."

Demand more information about GMOs

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014
Two opposing pieces of legislation addressing Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) labeling have been introduced into Congress in the last year.

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