Commentary

The power of a platform: Joe Burrow, the Heisman and food...

Athens native Joe Burrow won the 2019 Heisman trophy Saturday and used his national platform to highlight poverty and food insecurity in Southeast Ohio: “Coming...

Ohio has a caregiving crisis — let’s talk about it

What do you think of when you hear paid family leave? Much of this week’s news coverage has highlighted policies that help new parents...

Trump Administration’s food stamp rule change will make many Ohioans go...

No one should have to choose between food, paying their rent or going to the doctor. In Ohio, over 1.69 million people struggle with...

Struggling public schools and districts need our investment, not F’s

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signaled recently that he is open to changing the A-F report card system for public schools and districts in our...

How gerrymandering brings about extreme Ohio laws that don’t reflect majority...

Recent gun and abortion bills the latest examples For decades, Ohio has been the quintessential battleground state. But in the last 10 years, Ohio has...

Why is autism excluded from medical cannabis treatments in Ohio when...

My name is Tiffany Carwile, and I am the founder and director of advocacy for the Autism Alliance of Ohio. At the end of...

Ohio’s coming minimum wage increase still falls far below 1968 state...

Everyone who works full time deserves to make enough money to cover the basics. In Ohio, too many people work hard — sometimes in...

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