Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s one thing for backward-thinking politicians to impose their ideology on a populace that views them as extreme. But they should at least be consistent. A clear-minded look at the abortion debate.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A quaint tale of manipulators being manipulated.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Many western countries are experiencing a healthcare personnel shortage. Immigrants have stepped in to fill the void but populists and racists have used the situation to tap into the xenophobia of their supporters.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While President Donald Trump claims many abilities, one area in which he truly excels is besmirching the reputations of previously well-respected individuals.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Team Trump wants Americans to believe that Russia’s interference on the president’s behalf made no difference in the 2016 election. It’s an invitation for Vladimir Putin to do it again.
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Mueller report is a damning indictment of this president and his administration. Yet Republicans will continue to stay idly by as Donald Trump drags the US down with him.
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s foes have high hopes for what his tax returns might show. They should scale back their expectations because nothing we know about Trump would indicate that the information the documents contain will be comprehensive or accurate.
Reading Time: 7 minutes How could the polls be so wrong days before the 2016 US general election? It’s a question we still don’t have answers for. It’s up to the American people to acknowledge a threat that remains in place for 2020.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Over one-third of GoFundMe’s crowdfunding campaigns are to cover medical expenses. And the 1 percent don’t give a damn. The only hope is for voters to alter this sad state of affairs.
Reading Time: 3 minutes If anyone can make a bad situation worse, it’s Elliott Abrams. He’s now the US special envoy for Venezuela. What could possibly go wrong?
Reading Time: 10 minutes Was the Green Party icon unwittingly useful to President Vladimir Putin of Russia — or wittingly? OPINION
Reading Time: 5 minutes How scared should the uber-rich be of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Elizabeth Warren? We are about to find out. OPINION
Reading Time: 4 minutes The consequences of man-made climate change are real and devastating. The grassroots are coming to terms with the reality that progress will not come from the top — they must lead. OPINION
Reading Time: 3 minutes Our Russ Baker had a special “relationship” with the other Russell Baker. But we’ll all miss him. OPINION
Reading Time: 14 minutes A provocative essay by a noted civil rights attorney on the dangers of censorship, and why he believes that “the only defense against a bad guy’s hate speech is a good guy’s counter-speech.” OPINION
Reading Time: 3 minutes President Donald Trump’s disdain for rules and his anticipated emergency power grab is leaving some Democrats giddy with visions of what a future president could do for their cherished causes. That’s a mistake, both legally and morally. OPINION
Reading Time: 2 minutes Opinion: Many GOP lawmakers recognize President Donald Trump is bad for the country, as exemplified by Sen. Mitt Romney’s (UT) recent Washington Post op-ed. But the chances of him or any of them diverging from the Trump agenda are slim to none.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Every Sunday, WhoWhatWhy cartoonist and Image Editor DonkeyHotey and Senior Editor Klaus Marre bring you insightful, sometimes controversial, sometimes hilarious, and always thought-provoking commentary and opinion. Here are some of our favorite pieces from this year.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Opinion: The walls may be closing in on President Donald Trump. But don’t count on his departing the White House willingly. Or “Teflon Don’s” die-hard supporters not putting up a fight.
Reading Time: 13 minutes Opinion: 2018 has been, by some counts, a record year for American mass shootings. If guns are the hardware driving the violence, what is the software and how can we start to address changing it?