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Democrats Shame Kanye West to Protect Themselves Opinions
Democrats Shame Kanye West to Protect Themselves
2018-10-17 04:23:48
by John Kass

When Kanye West condemned a Republican president after Hurricane Katrina smashed New Orleans, Democrats and their media biscuit eaters weren't all that upset. Many were overjoyed that West, the megastar from... Read More

The Truth About the Trump Economy Opinions
The Truth About the Trump Economy
2018-10-17 04:21:26
by Robert B. Reich

I keep hearing that although Donald Trump is a scoundrel or worse, at least he's presiding over a great economy. "The single biggest story this year is an economic boom that is durable and lasting," White House... Read More

American Support of Saudi Arabia Has Backfired in a Big Way Opinions
American Support of Saudi Arabia Has Backfired in a Big Way
2018-10-17 04:05:06
by Rachel Marsden

PARIS -- Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi Arabian journalist working for the Washington Post, is believed to have been murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last week, and now the spotlight is shining brightly on U.S.-Saudi relations. Saudi Arabia long... Read More

Young People, the GOP Is Scared of You Opinions
Young People, the GOP Is Scared of You
2018-10-17 04:02:27
by Leonard Pitts

A word for young people, people of color and, in particular, young people of color: The Republicans are scared of you. Maybe you find that hard to believe. Maybe you wonder how the party can be scared of you -- ... Read More

Why We Should Teach All Girls to Play Poker Opinions
Why We Should Teach All Girls to Play Poker

In a 1985 Ms. magazine article headlined “Deal Me In: Why Women Should Play Poker,” feminist psychologist Mary Parlee dissected the gender gap in the quintessential American card game of poker. “Risking valued... Read More

America Doesn't Shrug Opinions
America Doesn't Shrug
2018-10-14 14:01:51
by Leonard Pitts

What if the end of the world came and nobody noticed? It's not quite an idle question. You see, something remarkable happened last week. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a group of scientists... Read More

The GOP is Writing Off Young Women, and Will Suffer for It Opinions
The GOP is Writing Off Young Women, and Will Suffer for It
2018-10-13 04:04:36
by Mary Sanchez

One deftly worded tweet. That's all it took for a 19-year-old college student to school GOP pooh-bah Mike Huckabee about voter demographics. Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor, likes to let loose his stilted wit on Twitter, and the other day... Read More

Progressives’ War on Big Business Will Hurt Workers Opinions
Progressives’ War on Big Business Will Hurt Workers

When Amazon announced last week that it would pay all of its U.S. employees a minimum of $15 an hour — more than double the minimum wage — CEO Jeff Bezos called on “other large employers to join us.” No... Read More

American Statesmanship is Not Dead Opinions
American Statesmanship is Not Dead

Extreme partisanship, we are often told, is the new normal. Americans are sorting into clusters of the same opinions, we choose our media diets so that discordant views never enter our partisan echo chambers, and the... Read More

Capitalism's Victory in Brazil Proves US Door-Kicking Isn't Necessary Opinions
Capitalism's Victory in Brazil Proves US Door-Kicking Isn't Necessary
2018-10-09 23:37:52
by Rachel Marsden

What happened to America's obsession with Latin America? During the Cold War, it was pretty much all we ever heard about on the foreign policy front. These days, it's doubtful that U.S. leadership would spit on Latin... Read More

OP-ED: It’s Time to Come Together to Protect our Patients Opinions
OP-ED: It’s Time to Come Together to Protect our Patients

Emergency physicians are America’s first line of medical defense. We come to the aid of patients at their most critical times, often providing life-saving care. These dedicated physicians serve as the gateway to other areas... Read More

Containing the Catastrophe Opinions
Containing the Catastrophe
2018-10-09 11:15:04
by Robert B. Reich

Anyone still unsure of how (or even whether) they'll vote in the midterm elections should consider this: All three branches of government are now under the control of one party, and that party is under the control of Donald J. ... Read More

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