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The Post at Ohio University is in jeopardy. Here’s the case...

By Joe Donatelli — (Commentary originally published on Substack) News of The Post’s pending demise is spreading far and wide. Here’s the gist, from The Athens...

Celebrating the legacy of Jon Reed Sims, originator of the gay...

By C.J. Janovy Jon Reed Sims was born in Smith Center, Kansas, in May 1947. When he died, in July 1984, it made news in...

Black churches can lead the way on voting rights

By Rev. Susan K. Smith and Rev. Levon C. Manzie We suspected it for years, and now we know it: Jim Crow was never dead....

Federal policy has failed to protect Indigenous women

By Sheena L. Gilbert, University of Nebraska Omaha; Emily Wright, University of Nebraska Omaha, and Tara N. Richards, University of Nebraska Omaha Lawmakers in the...

Voting against medals for cops, 21 Republicans hit a new low...

So just how desperate are some Republicans to deny the reality of the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol? Desperate enough that 21 of...

How can we do higher quality early childhood programs in Ohio?

One provision in the Ohio Senate’s new $75 million budget passed last week that has garnered plenty of attention has to do with Step...

States with strong lockdowns had better economies and fewer deaths

Just as there’s a lot of sketchy Anti-Vaxxer Propaganda, there are also a lot of flawed attacks upon lockdowns.  But just as lockdowns did...

Denying a financial lifeline to the poorest Ohioans is not the...

“It’s not a Christian thing to do, it’s not in the Judeo-Christian tradition to hurt people.” That was Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine a year...

What the Ottoman Empire can teach us about the consequences of...

By Andrea Duffy, Colorado State University In the late 16th century, hundreds of bandits on horseback stormed through the countryside of Ottoman Anatolia raiding villages,...

Investigating Benghazi but ignoring the Jan. 6 insurrection

A decade ago, there were more than a half-dozen Congressional committees investigating the attack upon the U.S. Consular Office in Benghazi, Libya. Yet chances...
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