Opinion

Barack Obama is back on the campaign trail, and this time it’s personal

By Robin Abcarian Los Angeles Times They used to call Bill Clinton…

  • Sep 11th, 2018

How America forgot ‘Never Forget’

This week calls for reflection as we pause to remember the 2,997 people who died in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the thousands of Americans killed and wounded in military service to our country since that horrific day.

  • Sep 11th, 2018

Commentary: Here are three myths about Supreme Court nominations

By Erwin Chemerinsky The Sacramento Bee The media discussion surrounding the Brett…

  • Sep 6th, 2018

Victor Davis Hanson: The truth will set us all free

By Victor Davis Hanson Tribune News Service Special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation…

  • Sep 6th, 2018

The new normal in education includes art and science

These rapid-fire advances in technology have ushered in a whole new economy.

  • Sep 5th, 2018

What the funerals of two American icons said about us

The spectacles showcased the beauty and ugliness of our country at this uniquely messy moment in American history.

  • Sep 5th, 2018

CON: Climate change isn’t causing California wildfires — blame lies with poor forest management

Human-caused policies may be playing a bigger role than human-caused climate change in the increasingly destructive wildfires.

  • Sep 3rd, 2018

Columbia River Gorge is in recovery

By virtue of being in an area frequented by hikers and sightseers rather than a remote locale, the impact of the Eagle Creek Fire was profound and easily noticed.

  • Sep 3rd, 2018

PRO: Climate change clearly is a major culprit in the fires devastating the western US

Along with an intense fire season, 2018 is shaping up to be the fourth warmest year on record, only exceeded by the three previous years.

  • Sep 3rd, 2018

Fed threatens recent labor gains

By Mark Weisbrot Tribune News Service This Labor Day, the vast majority…

  • Sep 1st, 2018

Schools refusing to support baseline concussion testing is a fool’s gamble

By Andrew Webber For The Daily World Surprisingly, this year many schools…

  • Sep 1st, 2018

Why unions still matter, on Labor Day and always

For the first time in years, the percentage of union membership held steady in 2017, thanks in part to young people’s burgeoning enthusiasm for unions.

  • Sep 1st, 2018

Impeachment talk remains premature. Here’s what it would take

By Carl P. Leubsdorf The Dallas Morning News Paul Manafort’s conviction and…

  • Aug 30th, 2018

The right approach to forest health

By Rufus Woods The Wenatchee World It was encouraging to see that…

  • Aug 30th, 2018

When and why the world went wrong

As World War II and the Cold War recede in our collective memory, people in the West are simply becoming less cooperative.

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Latest setback for transparency a stain on commissioners’ records

Since two commissioners desperately want collective bargaining sessions to be secretive, the logical question is why?

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Kavanaugh confirmation is not inevitable

A recent poll from Quinnipiac found that more Americans oppose Kavanaugh’s nomination than support it.

  • Aug 28th, 2018

What we lost in John McCain

What exactly are we mourning? Why do we feel a sense of loss?

  • Aug 28th, 2018

Cohen’s guilty plea puts Trump in a perilous spot

Cohen is saying that Trump was a principal of the crime he admits to having committed.

  • Aug 23rd, 2018

While we focus on Trump, the left devours itself with emotion

Violence, both rhetorical and physical, is being unleashed as the midterms grow near.

  • Aug 23rd, 2018