Opinion

Trump Predictably Took The Low Road in Europe | John L. Micek

It was tempting, for a moment there, to believe that President Donald Trump might get through his overseas trip to the United Kingdom and Normandy… Continue reading

Let’s work together for a livable future | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Young people are speaking out. The May 31 article about Hannah Cutler, the Hyla School eighth-grader who won the World Affairs Council’s… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, June 9

Today’s cartoon is by Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News.… Continue reading

  • Jun 9, 2019

Hold on a minute | The Petri Dish

As Gov. Jay Inslee prepared to launch his campaign for president earlier this year, he had a request of three fellow Democrats he knew to… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, June 8

Today’s cartoon is by Steve Sack, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Jun 8, 2019

Why the Trade War with China is So Dangerous | Mel Gurtov

The trade war with China that Trump so confidently predicted would result in a great new deal now threatens to become a permanent feature of… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Friday, June 7

Today’s cartoon is by Jeff Koterba, Omaha World Herald.… Continue reading

  • Jun 7, 2019

Low tide rambling | Guest Viewpoint

I’m bent over double, shoulders in knots, knees creaking in protest when I stand. This is heaven. During our lowest tides, Puget Sound waters creep… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

How Will Your Family Mark D-Day’s 75th Anniversary? | Tyrades!

Twenty years ago this June, when my father’s youngest sister Gwendol passed away, I glanced over at dad during the funeral and thought, “He looks… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, June 6

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Jun 6, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, June 5

Today’s cartoon is by Dave Whamond, Canada, PoliticalCartoons.com.… Continue reading

  • Jun 5, 2019

Naval Gazing: Trump is Still Bedeviled by a Dead Man | Dick Polman

The quintessential Ugly American arrived in England on Monday, where it didn’t take long for him to hurl insults at London’s mayor. But presumably his… Continue reading

Are Four-Day School Weeks the Wave of the Future? | Tyrades!

According to NBC News, a growing number of school districts (especially in rural areas) are experimenting with a four-day week. In many cases, school boards… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, June 4

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Jun 4, 2019

The Key to Representative Democracy? Persuasion | Lee H. Hamilton

I am lucky enough these days to be in regular touch with young people — students — who are interested in public service. I find… Continue reading

I’m Fully Unprepared | Peter Funt

I read an essay the other day that caught me totally unprepared. It was written by a teacher in Charlotte, N.C., who stated that at… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Monday, June 3

Today’s cartoon is by David Fitzsimmons, The Arizona Star.… Continue reading

  • Jun 3, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, June 2

Today’s cartoon is by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle.… Continue reading

  • Jun 2, 2019

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, June 1

Today’s cartoon is by Pat Bagley, The Salt Lake Tribune.… Continue reading

  • Jun 1, 2019

For Trump, There’s Always a New Story | Raging Moderate

One thing you’ve got to give Trump is the Oval Office occupant knows his way around a misdirection. Every day the magnificent media magician manages… Continue reading