Opinion

Rick McKee/Augusta Chronicle

Virus is raging. The economy is in free fall. Why Trump’s approval rating is still going up

The number of cases of COVID-19 is soaring in the United States.…

  • Mar 31st, 2020

 

Cartoon by Gary McCoy

U.S. Senator: We weren’t ready for coronavirus. Now we know what Washington has to do before the next outbreak

The coronavirus presents a challenge for the United States the likes of…

  • Mar 31st, 2020

 

Dave Whamond/PoliticalCartoons.com

Commentary: The coronavirus changes everything, including our politics

By John M. Crisp Tribune News Service At some point — certainly…

  • Mar 30th, 2020

 

Commentary: As hospitals become overwhelmed with coronavirus, how do we decide who gets treatment?

By Neil S. Wenger and Martin F. Shapiro Los Angeles Times The…

  • Mar 30th, 2020

Commentary: The stock market crashed five times before coronavirus. Those disasters can show us how to face this one

By Scott Nations Los Angeles Times At 5:12 a.m. on April 18,…

  • Mar 25th, 2020

Coronavirus plea from Johns Hopkins: Please take social distancing seriously to save lives

By Ronald J. Daniels, Paul Rothman and Kevin Sowers The Baltimore Sun…

  • Mar 25th, 2020
Bill Day/Memphis Commercial Appeal

Commentary: Big bailouts need fierce watchdogs

By Neil Barofsky Bloomberg Opinion The United States is about to enact…

  • Mar 24th, 2020
Bill Day/Memphis Commercial Appeal
Dave Granlund/PoliticalCartoons.com

Commentary: I’m an ER doctor ready and able to save your life. Want to keep me safe from coronavirus? Stay home

On March 14, the American College of Emergency Physicians announced that two…

  • Mar 24th, 2020
Dave Granlund/PoliticalCartoons.com

Help isolated seniors and people with disabilities during the outbreak — be a #PandemicPal

By Rex Huppke Chicago Tribune While we’re all sheltered in place and…

  • Mar 23rd, 2020
R.J. Matson, CQ Roll Call

Commentary: We need food, medicine and safety — not tax cuts and corporate bailouts — to face coronavirus

By James K. Galbraith Los Angeles Times As the COVID-19 crisis deepens,…

  • Mar 23rd, 2020
R.J. Matson, CQ Roll Call

How to limit hoarding and keep America’s hands clean

What happened to the soap?” That’s what many Americans may be thinking…

  • Mar 20th, 2020
Rick McKee

Commentary: Joe Biden could learn from Ronald Reagan

Joe Biden took another step toward locking up the Democratic nomination on…

  • Mar 20th, 2020
Rick McKee

Commentary: Schools are closing. Ebola taught us why that may be extreme

By Robert Jenkins Los Angeles Times More than 390 million children in…

  • Mar 18th, 2020

Commentary: Cash is what Americans need now to make it through this crisis

By Ebony Scott and Ameya Pawar Chicago Tribune The coronavirus pandemic is…

  • Mar 18th, 2020
John Darkow | Columbia Missourian

Commentary: Coronavirus stressing you out? Here’s how to cope

By Laura K. Murray The Baltimore Sun I recently returned from Zambia,…

  • Mar 17th, 2020
John Darkow | Columbia Missourian
Steve Sack | Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Commentry: Fear, not virus, that’s roiling markets and upending daily life

By Barry Glassner Los Angeles Times Can we please stop blaming a…

  • Mar 17th, 2020
Steve Sack | Minneapolis Star-Tribune
David Fitzsimmons — The Arizona Star

Commentary: I’m a doctor. If this 81-year-old can endure the coronavirus, you can too

By Daniel J. Stone Los Angeles Times Joe, a semiretired 81-year-old, never…

  • Mar 16th, 2020
David Fitzsimmons — The Arizona Star
Kevin Siers

Commentary: At the airports, a clear view of Trump’s inept handling of coronavirus crisis

By Dahleen Glanton Chicago Tribune In Spain, the number of coronavirus cases…

  • Mar 16th, 2020
Kevin Siers
Nate Beeler | Counterpoint

Commentary: Covid-19 underscores dangers of Trump’s war on truth

By David Zurawik The Baltimore Sun Since the day President Donald Trump…

  • Mar 11th, 2020
Nate Beeler | Counterpoint
Dave Granlund

Commentary: Kids can’t write cursive. The world won’t end

By Tamara Plakins Thornton Los Angeles Times Since the late 1800s, when…

  • Mar 11th, 2020
Dave Granlund