Opinion

Elana Rabinowitz: Dads aren’t babysitting, they’re parenting

Now that working moms are the norm, more dads are stepping up, and it’s a beautiful thing to watch.

  • Jul 10th, 2019

Guest Editorial: Trump must respect, obey the law on migrants

The president’s policies far too often have eschewed legal remedies in exchange for actions driven by dogma and specious reasoning.

  • Jul 10th, 2019

Joseph Holt: Tomorrow’s children cannot afford Trump’s ignorance on climate change

Donald Trump is a greater threat than any other U.S. president has been to the children of tomorrow.

  • Jul 10th, 2019

Virginia Heffernan: Trump circles the tanks and bores even the GOP courtiers

President Trump rolled tanks into Washington on Independence Day, surely the first head of state to occupy his own capitol to demonstrate its independence.

  • Jul 9th, 2019

Cynthia M. Allen: Let’s all agree that America is more than ‘just OK’

It seems an inevitability that every year around the Fourth of July, certain media will publish a series of articles reminding people how unremarkable it is to live in America.

  • Jul 9th, 2019

Jerry Cornfield: Yes, Virginia, lawmakers did raise a lot of fees and taxes

State lawmakers outdid themselves this year in the assortment of ways they chose to extract more bucks from us.

  • Jul 9th, 2019

Harley Shaiken: NAFTA’s replacement needs to have its tires kicked

President Donald Trump would like to see the deal ratified without delay. It’s a bit like a used-car salesperson giving you 10 minutes to accept the deal of the century.

  • Jul 9th, 2019

John M. Crisp: Soccer stars should avoid normalizing the abnormal

A congratulatory visit to the White House would merely reinforce the idea that everything in our republic is fine. It’s not.

  • Jul 9th, 2019

Don’t claim to be inclusive of ‘everyone’ if you don’t want Trump supporters

Our society is sharply polarized for a bunch of reasons, but one…

  • Jun 27th, 2019

Why ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran could backfire

By David Fickling Bloomberg News Middle East policymakers in Washington these days…

  • Jun 27th, 2019

A trade deal with China could put national security at risk

President Donald Trump’s planned meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the…

  • Jun 26th, 2019

Dahleen Glanton: Six ways Democrats could help reelect Donald Trump in 2020.

By Dahleen Glanton Chicago Tribune It is difficult for most Democrats to…

  • Jun 26th, 2019

Carl P. Leubsdorf: What to watch when Dems debate

By Carl P. Leubsdorf The Dallas Morning News The Democratic National Committee…

  • Jun 22nd, 2019

Martin Schram: Defusing the danger of Trump’s populism

If you want to really get to know Donald Trump’s fervent rally…

  • Jun 22nd, 2019

Carol Graham: Making America happy again

Understanding what divides Americans — and what gives them hope — could be critical to improving their well-being and the nation’s.

  • Jun 20th, 2019

Mary Sanchez: The right is coming for birth control, too

If you had any doubt about where the renewed state-by-state arguments over abortion will creep, take heed.

  • Jun 20th, 2019

Eli Lake: Don’t blame Trump for Iran’s aggression

His smarter critics are not questioning Iran’s likely culpability. Instead, they are asking, “What did you expect?”

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Karl W. Smith: Billionaires aren’t the problem

Billionaires and social democracy are both doing quite well, thank you, in Scandinavia.

  • Jun 19th, 2019

Gustavo A. Flores-Macias: Trump’s hardball tactics could implode Mexico’s immigration system

A southern neighbor with an economy wrecked by trade barriers and overwhelmed by Central American migration is recipe for a humanitarian crisis right at our doorstep.

  • Jun 18th, 2019

Matt Welch: Banning hate never works out as we expect

After letting our social media panic rise for years, we finally helped convince Twitter to ban God.

  • Jun 18th, 2019