Politics

Mayday, Mayday, May Day! | Wim Laven

“Mayday!” signals a life-threatening emergency. Everyone who hears it immediately understands the grave urgency and the call to action. “M-aidez” French for, “Help Me.” The… Continue reading

Trump’s 166th week in office | In cartoons

Here’s a look back at President Trump’s 166th week in the White House. Will it make you LOL? Maybe it will, maybe it won’t. This… Continue reading

America’s Dumbest Governor is Fixin’ to Get More People Killed | Dick Polman

It was already clear, two years ago, that Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp had a screw loose. In a TV ad during his successful gubernatorial campaign,… Continue reading

Reopening Isn’t Good Enough. We Need to Reset Everything. | John L. Micek

SOMEWHERE ON THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL – We’d been climbing steadily uphill for 25 minutes, a deceptively arduous mille. The sweat was pooling in the small… Continue reading

Zoom talk to follow presentation of ‘Slay the Dragon’

Movies That Matter will present the film “Slay the Dragon” for this month’s feature. The 2019 documentary on gerrymandering is described by its producers as… Continue reading

Trump’s 165th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of President Trump continues, with a recap of his 165th week at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week’s contributing artists: Christo Komarnitski, Bulgaria… Continue reading

Compassion, Empathy, and Charity in the Time of COVID-19 | Wim Laven

My doctorate’s dissertation was on attitudes and perceptions toward forgiveness. I was motivated by a desire to increase the peace in the world in light… Continue reading

Dear Sen. Romney: Call for Trump’s Removal, Now | Rob Okun

“Do what is right; let the consequence follow.” Hymn 237, Church of the Latter Day Saints Dear Sen. Romney, As the lone Republican who made… Continue reading

Trump’s 164th week in office | In cartoons

Here’s our wrap-up of the circus at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for President Trump’s 164th week in office. This week’s contributing artists: Dario Castillejos, Oaxaca, Mexico… Continue reading

Trump’s 163rd week in office | In cartoons

The carnage continues. Here’s a review in toons of Trump’s 163rd week as president. This week’s contributing artists: Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida Taylor Jones, Politicalcartoons.com… Continue reading

Trump’s 162nd week in office | In cartoons

Still more winning. Here’s Trump’s 162nd week in the White House. This week’s contributing artists: Bill Day, Tallahassee, Florida Dave Whamond, Canada, PoliticalCartoons.com Bart van… Continue reading

Trump’s 160th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle continues with a look back at Donald J. Trump’s 160th week as president. This week’s contributing artists: Bart van Leeuwen, PoliticalCartoons.com Arcadio… Continue reading

Trump’s 161st week in office | In cartoons

So many memories. The Donald, still president, 161 weeks into the job. This week’s contributing artists: Arcadio Esquivel, Costa Rica Dave Granlund, PoliticalCartoons.com Bill Day,… Continue reading

How Congress Has Changed | Lee H. Hamilton

If you feel like Congress has become less productive, less functional, and more partisan — you’re right. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how… Continue reading

Trump’s 159th week in office | In cartoons

Our cartoon chronicle of President Trump continues, with a recap of his 159th week at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. This week’s contributing artists: Joep Bertrams, The… Continue reading

Trump’s 158th week in office | In cartoons

Sorry, but we went a little off the rails. Our weekly cartoon chronicle of Donald Trump in the White House got off track a while… Continue reading

Trump Is Not A Wartime President — And COVID-19 Is Not A War| Kristin Henderson

Using a war narrative to talk about COVID-19 plays into the hands of white supremacist groups. U.S. officials and the media should stop it. Fighting… Continue reading

A New Earth Day | Tom H. Hastings

When I was born 70 years ago there was no Earth Day. That only started 50 years ago. Before Earth Day the US military used… Continue reading

Trumpism Is The Real Virus | Matthew Johnson

It’s painfully obvious that even before the outbreak of COVID-19 this country was suffering from a deadly plague — the plague of ignorance and incompetence… Continue reading

Where’s A World Order When You Need One? | Roger Kimmel Smith

Coronavirus struck humanity at a moment of profound global weakness. At 75, this world order is showing its age. It’s one of the bitterest ironies… Continue reading

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