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Kavanaugh Will Further Divide Us Opinions
Kavanaugh Will Further Divide Us
September 10, 2018
by Robert B. Reich

Yale Law School, from which Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh got his law degree, issued a statement about him with glowing quotes from professors attesting to his impeccable legal credentials. Read More

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Drops Out, and It’s Lord of the Flies, Again Opinions
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Drops Out, and It’s Lord of the Flies, Again
September 5, 2018
by John Kass

Mayor Rahm Emanuel drops a political bombshell on Chicago, announcing he won't run for re-election, and just like that the race for mayor has been transformed: It's Lord of the Flies on LaSalle Street. Read More

U.S. Foreign Aid Should be Redirected to Risk-Taking Companies Opinions
U.S. Foreign Aid Should be Redirected to Risk-Taking Companies
September 4, 2018
by Rachel Marsden

PARIS — The Pentagon cancelled $300 million worth of military aid to Pakistan, just as Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, was preparing to travel to Islamabad to meet with Prime Minister Imran Khan. The move is no doubt a negotiating tactic to get Pakistan to stop diversifying its weapons purchases… Read More

The Silence of Pope Francis and the Pain of a Church Opinions
The Silence of Pope Francis and the Pain of a Church
August 29, 2018
by John Kass

As Roman Catholic bishops tear at each other, as Pope Francis refuses comment even while standing accused of covering up sexual abuse, I thought of a Bible story. Read More

Democracy Has Become a Useful Excuse for Endless Foreign Meddling Opinions
Democracy Has Become a Useful Excuse for Endless Foreign Meddling
August 28, 2018
by Rachel Marsden

Am I the only one sick of hearing about how we should launch headlong into another conflict in the name of democracy? Read More

Can We Get an Annulment Instead of an Impeachment? Opinions
Can We Get an Annulment Instead of an Impeachment?
August 27, 2018
by Robert B. Reich

The only way I can see the end of the Donald Trump presidency is if there's overwhelming evidence he rigged the 2016 election -- in which case impeachment isn't an adequate remedy. Read More

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