Rekha Basu: At this point, we have all we need to choose correctly

The challenge is to recognize our own biases and sift through what’s important and what isn’t.

  • Nov 2nd, 2016

New president must reach out to other side to help heal bitter divisions

We can emerge as a country together once again this time, if whoever is elected goes big.

  • Nov 1st, 2016

Doyle McManus: What will Trump supporters do if he loses? A dispatch from Ohio

The faithful who turn out for Trump’s rallies hold to certain articles of faith. One is that they are the majority of American voters, no matter what the “corrupt” polls say.

  • Oct 31st, 2016

Obama repeating Eisenhower’s Middle East mistakes

Obama has turned a blind eye to the long-term risks of this corridor.

  • Oct 31st, 2016

RedBlueAmerica: Who should be the next president of the United States?

Who deserves your vote? Joel Mathis and Ben Boychuk, the RedBlueAmerica columnists, debate the issue.

  • Oct 28th, 2016

Elizabeth Heubeck: Losing our teens to their electronic tether

An overwhelming 73 percent of U.S. teenagers own or have access to a smartphone, compared to just 23 percent of teens in 2011.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Free speech under siege

Targeting students from a position of cowardly anonymity is only the latest — and ugliest — stage in the well-funded project to shield Israel from criticism on campus.

  • Oct 26th, 2016

Gleb Tsipursky: How thinking errors affect our views of candidates’ statements

It takes focus to cut through the campaign fog

  • Oct 25th, 2016

J.C. Peters: There is only one basket, and the people in it are vulnerable, not deplorable

Issues have become secondary to personalities

  • Oct 25th, 2016

Lessons from California’s shift to legalized pot

Californians are on the verge of tripling the number of American adults who can legally acquire marijuana without interference from doctors, dealers or cops.

  • Oct 24th, 2016

Ross and Cormier earn our endorsement

County commission races

  • Oct 24th, 2016

If you’re offended by ‘nasty woman,’ you should take a Valium and calm down

During Wednesday night’s debate, all sorts of people got their sombreros, bra straps and pacifiers in a twist over comments Donald Trump made.

  • Oct 21st, 2016

Purcell best suited for 19th District seat

Daily World endorsement goes to Teresa Purcell

  • Oct 21st, 2016

Hacked emails show level of contempt for deeply religious

While other voter blocs were disrespected in some of these emails, Catholics were treated with contempt for their “severely backwards” way of thinking.

  • Oct 19th, 2016

Women leading the way in taking down Trump

Trump met his match when he disrespected women. They represent about 53 percent of the electorate.

  • Oct 18th, 2016

Campaign finance reform achieves priority status

What is striking in this year’s presidential race is that for the first time in modern campaign history, multiple contenders openly endorsed the populist charge that American democracy has been corrupted by mega money from billionaires and corporations.

  • Oct 18th, 2016

Imagining how Trump would handle natural disaster as president

How would Donald Trump perform as the commander-in-chief during a disaster?

  • Oct 17th, 2016

What the WikiLeaks emails tell us about Hillary Clinton

She’s a Clinton — a Democrat who believes in progressive goals, but who’s willing to trim them, postpone them, even throw them under a bus (temporarily, anyway) when practical politics requires.

  • Oct 17th, 2016

RedBlueAmerica: Will the Republican Party survive this election?

What might a post-Trump GOP look like?

  • Oct 14th, 2016

We have a lot to learn from this election

We all have a lot to contemplate after this election cycle, including some ugly truths it has revealed about our nation.

  • Oct 14th, 2016