Opinion

Bill Cosby’s sentencing is both a triumph and a tragedy

It’s a tragedy for those among us who once admired Cosby and all that he represented. He really had us duped.

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Distillery bill is only fair

It is time for Congress to repeal an antiquated 19th-century law that prohibits distilleries on tribal land.

  • Sep 27th, 2018

Belief now outweighs truth in the Kavanaugh hearings

Real witch hunts aren’t about evidence, but rather belief.

  • Sep 26th, 2018

Social infrastructure can help save us from the ravages of climate change

Social infrastructure is just as concrete and vital as the roads and pipes and cables that deliver power, water and transportation.

  • Sep 26th, 2018

4 reasons declaring peace on the Korean peninsula is a bad idea

President Donald Trump appears eager to declare that peace has come to the Korean peninsula.

  • Sep 25th, 2018

Reporters used to bury the dark secrets of powerful men. Not anymore. That’s not always a good thing

Candor is uncommon on the campaign trail these days, given the current crop of carefully coached, always-on-message pols.

  • Sep 25th, 2018

America and the Blowback Rule

The Blowback Rule leaves us to deal with unintended consequences of our legacy of intervention.

  • Sep 22nd, 2018

Puerto Rico: A tale of two hurricanes

The 120-year epic tragedy of Puerto Rico can be told as a tale of two hurricanes.

  • Sep 22nd, 2018

Attacking both Kavanaugh and the republic

It’s another sad summation of this nation’s political state.

  • Sep 20th, 2018

What we could learn from the Brett Kavanaugh situation

So what do you make of the Brett Kavanaugh situation?

  • Sep 20th, 2018

Race, conscience and empathy in the Kaepernick episode

It’s instructive to consider the Colin Kaepernick episode from his point of view.

  • Sep 19th, 2018

China is stealing American intellectual property. Trump’s tariffs are a chance to stop it

Trump is confronting China about its unfair trade practices and theft of American intellectual property when too many others shy away from the truth for fear of Chinese reprisal.

  • Sep 18th, 2018

Kavanaugh’s accuser steps forward. Have we learned anything since Anita Hill?

By Robin Abcarian Los Angeles Times It’s 1991 again in America. Has…

  • Sep 18th, 2018

The 2008 bank bailout didn’t save us

This week marked 10 years since the harrowing descent into the financial crisis.

  • Sep 18th, 2018

An end to animal farming

By Karen Dawn Tribune News Service If you love meat, keep reading.…

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Barack Obama is great for Republicans

By Ben Boychuk The Sacramento Bee Barack Obama is the best president…

  • Sep 14th, 2018

Commentary: Who cares who wrote the op-ed?

By Virginia Heffernan Los Angeles Times Who is the anonymous “senior administration…

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Markos Kounalakis: Our troops are dying for a lost cause. We’ve got to get out of Afghanistan

By Markos Kounalakis McClatchy Washington Bureau Twenty-seven years ago, I was in…

  • Sep 13th, 2018

Kaepernick is proof that protest changes America, not just voting

Kaepernick is something of a lodestar for America’s great ethical quandary.

  • Sep 12th, 2018

By staying quiet, Trump’s anonymous critics are helping him wreck US policy abroad

Quiet resistance. That’s exactly the problem.

  • Sep 11th, 2018