Opinion

On growing from the ground up | Teenage Pressure Cooker

My youngest son, who just finished his first year of college in the Bay area, called the other day upset with a situation at work.… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2018

Hey! Democracy! Choices! | Tom H. Hastings

What, we wonder, can we do about it? What is there to do about a lack of funding for our public schools and education in… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 12

Today’s cartoon is by Bruce Plante, Tulsa World.… Continue reading

  • Sep 12, 2018

Healing in North Lawndale | Robert C. Koehler

“This isn’t rocket science,” Jackie Ingram said, humorously downplaying her involvement in the Restorative Justice Community Court, a pilot project of the Cook County Circuit… Continue reading

  • Sep 11, 2018

Nicaragua Could Be Trump’s Wag the Dog Moment | Blair Bess

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s recent warning to the United Nations Security Council that civil unrest in Nicaragua poses a threat to the stability of Central… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Tuesday, Sept. 11

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

  • Sep 11, 2018

Trump’s 84th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of the Trump Presidency continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 84th week in office. This week’s contributing artists from… Continue reading

History will remember those who stood up | Letter to the editor

To the editor: Thanks for your editorial decrying the President’s dangerous denunciation of our free press as an “enemy of the people.” The Review, more… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2018

Today’s College Students Are Paying More for Less | Lawrence Wittner

Despite the soaring costs of attending American colleges and universities, their students are receiving an education that falls far short of the one experienced by… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Monday, Sept. 10

Today’s cartoon is by RJ Matson, CQ Roll Call.… Continue reading

  • Sep 10, 2018

Mork, Taxi, WKRP: Happy 40th Anniversaries! | Tyrades!

As a college freshman in the fall of 1978, I spent countless evenings camped near the TV in the dorm lobby. And why not? Three… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Sunday, Sept. 9

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

  • Sep 9, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Saturday, Sept. 8

Today’s cartoon is by Bob Englehart, Middletown, Connecticut.… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2018

Today’s cartoon for Friday, Sept. 7

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

  • Sep 7, 2018

Coming Apart? Maybe Not | Mel Gurtov

Day by day the Trump administration is coming apart. Revelations abound about the dysfunctions of the Trump team, about Trump’s ignorance and incompetence, and now… Continue reading

Teens, Would It Kill You To Open A Book? | Tyrades!

Call me a nuanced curmudgeon. I’m not so bothered by the AMOUNT of time that teenagers spend with the internet and/or digital devices as by… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Thursday, Sept. 6

Today’s cartoon is by Randall Enos, Easton, Connecticut.… Continue reading

  • Sep 6, 2018

Pre-Mourning Boosts Life Before Death | Peter Funt

Social media and digital tools have changed the way we live and, to some extent, the way we die. Increasingly, loved ones and notables are… Continue reading

Reviving the Spirit of ’68 | Robert C. Koehler

I was a hippie/bicycle delivery boy living in San Francisco when the Democratic National Convention was held in Chicago 50 years ago, so I absorbed… Continue reading

Today’s cartoon for Wednesday, Sept. 5

Today’s cartoon is by Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida.… Continue reading

  • Sep 5, 2018