Opinions

Trump Has Built His Wall Already Opinions
Trump Has Built His Wall Already
2019-02-01 20:40:05
by Mary Sanchez

There are a lot of ways to build a wall, as Donald Trump can attest. Although it's quite possible that even the president doesn't fully grasp what a cadre of lawyers, policy makers and advisers are accomplishing on his behalf.... Read More

Rebuilding American Infrastructure – and the Middle Class Opinions
Rebuilding American Infrastructure – and the Middle Class

Commentary by Rep. Brendan F. Boyle and Rep. Marc Veasey. In America, our infrastructure is crumbling. We have 130,000 bridges deemed structurally deficient. Amtrak trains operate well below their maximum speed because of outdated tracks. Read More

After Middle East Defeats, Neocon Retreads Look to Venezuela for an Easy Win Opinions
After Middle East Defeats, Neocon Retreads Look to Venezuela for an Easy Win
2019-01-29 14:10:22
by Rachel Marsden

PARIS -- Breaking with his predecessors, U.S. President Donald Trump has shown a consistent distaste for Middle Eastern wars. Complex, messy, tribal -- it really makes a neocon long for the good old days of Latin... Read More

Woofers and Tweeters: How Fight-or-Flight Holds the Key to Ending the Shutdown Opinions
Woofers and Tweeters: How Fight-or-Flight Holds the Key to Ending the Shutdown
2019-01-24 20:41:47
by Melody A. Kramer

For years I have made a pilgrimage to Colorado to attend a paradigm-smashing event called “48 Hours of Adrenaline.” This event features self-defense training involving the powerful forces of fight-or-flight, the body’s... Read More

How to Nurture a Mission-Driven Culture for a Growing Millennial Workforce Opinions
How to Nurture a Mission-Driven Culture for a Growing Millennial Workforce
2019-01-17 23:03:37
by Victoria Macdonald

With Millennials emerging as the largest demographic in the American workforce, companies are struggling to understand how to engage a rising tide of young employees who are looking beyond a paycheck to a sense... Read More

Obscenity's Not Just a Set of Words Opinions
Obscenity's Not Just a Set of Words
2019-01-09 16:23:39
by Leonard Pitts

As a general rule, I don't curse a lot. I've found that I can usually express myself effectively enough without it. And it's always seemed to me that foul language, used ubiquitously, loses its primary value, i.e., its ability ... Read More

America's New Year's Resolution Opinions
America's New Year's Resolution
2019-01-02 16:16:56
by Robert B. Reich

After Donald Trump's first bizarre year as president, his apologists told us he was growing into the job and that in his second year he'd be more restrained and more respectful of democratic institutions. Wrong. He's been worse. Read More

Israel’s Upcoming Elections Opinions
Israel’s Upcoming Elections
2019-01-02 03:34:14
by Dan Cohen

Israelis will go to the polls to elect a new parliamentary government (The Knesset) and a Prime Minister on April 9. Unlike the US, it is not a binary choice between Democrat and Republican. Read More

Trump's Shutdown and the Economic Precipice Opinions
Trump's Shutdown and the Economic Precipice
2018-12-24 21:00:37
by Robert B. Reich

I was in Bill Clinton's Cabinet when Newt Gingrich pulled the plug on the federal government in the mid-'90s. It wasn't a pretty picture. A long shutdown hurts millions of people who rely on government for services and paychecks. Read More

The Narc on the Shelf Opinions
The Narc on the Shelf
2018-12-21 21:13:17
by Sarah Willhelm Greathouse

Thirteen years into this parenting gig I was pretty sure that I was acing low-key holiday parenting. Kids get something big-ish from us, modest things from Santa (equality, ya know), a few books, maybe an experience, but, most importantly NO ... Read More

Wall Is Irrelevant; There's So Much More We Could Do at the Border Opinions
Wall Is Irrelevant; There's So Much More We Could Do at the Border
2018-12-21 21:00:39
by Mary Sanchez

Donald Trump should have realized that his presidential clout was weakening when a GoFundMe account became the leading source of funds for his long-desired "big, beautiful wall." The social media effort, started by an Iraq... Read More

Canada and Africa Caught in the Crossfire as US and China Trade Blows Opinions
Canada and Africa Caught in the Crossfire as US and China Trade Blows
2018-12-18 00:39:50
by Rachel Marsden

The relationship between the U.S. and China is like a game of water polo: competitive yet relatively civil on the surface, but rife with scratching and groin-kicking underwater. A top executive of a Chinese telecommunications... Read More

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Straight From The Well
scroll top