Commentary

EPA’s proposed ‘secret science’ rule directly threatens children’s health

The Trump administration is working to weaken U.S. environmental regulations in many areas, from water and air pollution to energy development and land conservation....

Want to know what will happen in 2020? Look to state...

Public opinion polls are ingrained in American politics. It seems like every day there is a new poll about the presidential election or impeachment...

History Thursday: Iran, Woodrow Wilson and making the world safe for...

The recent violence with Iran got me thinking about Woodrow Wilson. More than 100 years of American foreign policy has hinged on a concept Wilson...

CEO pay has increased 940% since 1978 while worker wages have...

Procter & Gamble paid its CEO 287 times what it paid its typical worker in 2018. Cardinal Health paid its CEO 221 times as...

Lower-income Americans continue to be divided politically, despite their shared interests

Six in 10 lower-income Americans describe the economy as fair or poor, according to a survey out from Pew Research Center last month. Majorities of...

Climate change threat doesn’t get the Y2K urgency

Take a moment to think back to simpler times, to a long-gone era exactly 20 years ago this week, when we celebrated the dawn...

SNAP ID bill is a costly, ineffective, misdirected attack on vulnerable...

Recently, the Ohio Senate General Government and Agency Review Committee recommended Senate Bill 165 to the full Senate for passage. This legislation has made the...

Medical catastrophe should never mean financial ruin as well

In nearly 15 years writing news, one of the most gut-wrenching, powerful stories I’ve ever covered happened three years ago this January when I...

Memories of the Newseum and thoughts about its role as it...

Now here's a sad news lede to report: the Newseum is closing forever in just a few days.  The museum dedicated to the Freedom of...

The case against the death penalty, and why Ohio should end...

Ohio continues to be unable to execute people because the pharmaceutical industry refuses to supply the necessary drugs. In fact, those companies have said they...
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