GUN REFORM - As I write this column on Wednesday 25 May, the death toll from the US's latest mass shooting, at Robb Elementary School in the town of Uvalde, Texas, has climbed to 21—19 children aged between eight and ten, and two adults.
FOR MEMORIAL DAY - JFK'S Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60's when DeGaulle decided to pull out of NATO.
GUEST COMMENTARY - I am at a loss for words to describe my utter outrage, my excruciating pain, and my revulsion at yet another massacre in what has become an unending cycle of carnage wrought by guns.
GUEST COMMENTARY - I’m beyond fed up that the gender of the murderers are still largely absent from conversations about America’s mass shootings crisis.
GREAT REPLACEMENT THEORY - Ten people were slaughtered in Buffalo last Saturday, killed at a supermarket in the heart of the Black community.
SCOTUS - When Supreme Court member Sam Alito’s secret plan for canceling the constitutional right of people to end their pregnancies leaked to the public, Republican politicos went ballistic.
CITIES REBOUNDING? - America’s great cities are coming back, albeit slowly, from the shock of the pandemic, and its divisive aftermath.
GUEST COMMENTARY - For 50 years now, people have told desperate, heart-breaking stories about what it was like to search for an abortion in the days before Roe v. Wade.
WORKER’S COMPENSATION - Guests at the Tempe Mission Palms resort hotel — with its mid-century lounge and heated rooftop pool — are unlikely to think much about workers like Yolanda Hernandez.
US CONSTITUTION - There’s a lot to be worried about in the draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade — and with it, half a century of constitutional precedent.
COST OF EDUCATION - President Biden campaigned on a promise to help relieve student debt.
IMMIGRATION WATCH - May is Asian American Heritage Month. It’s a good time to celebrate the many successes and contributions of our diverse immigrant communities.
INFLATION WATCH - The problem with our so-called "free market" is that it's not free for you and me.
THE DOCTOR IS IN - Contrary to popular opinion among the Left, Elon Musk's actions simply mirror what most educated free people have demanded since the Renaissance:
INFLATION WATCH - Though corporate America would like us to believe otherwise, the retail prices of essential goods like food and energy are not set by simple supply and demand.
TAX DAY - Today, as millions of Californians rush to file their tax returns and apply for tax credits, state lawmakers are returning to Sacramento from an 11-day spring recess — and preparing to resume negotiations over the best way to put money back in residents’ pockets.
MASS VIOLENCE - In just the past few years, we have witnessed mass violence directed at innocent people in many places: