Commentary

Some Republican legislators need to grow up, stop stoking anger and...

This past week we've seen Americans at a fever pitch over stay-at-home orders imposed to save lives during the coronavirus pandemic. We've seen men...

Dr. Birx’s decision: protecting American lives or protecting the president

Dr. Harold Bornstein should have been our first clue that President Donald Trump might not fully respect what physicians do. Yet, here we are,...

The risk/reward tightrope of opening Ohio

Today, non-emergency medical procedures become allowable under Ohio’s adjusted stay-at-home order. This will be the first of many steps to lift social distancing restrictions...

What’s good for people is good for the economy; Ohio policymakers...

Our health depends on the health of the people near us, and the people near them. Gov. Mike DeWine’s social distancing orders have saved...

COVID-19 only underscores ACLU’s longstanding fight for society’s most vulnerable

As history painfully reminds us, during times of social uncertainty, political opportunism often leads to attacks on our civil liberties.  At the ACLU of Ohio,...

The human cost of political retribution as policy during a public...

Much of the presidency of Donald Trump has been marked by his systematic dismantling, or attempted dismantling of the work of President Barack Obama. Trump...

Our COVID-19 decisions are self-correcting but at a high price

The peaking of the numbers of new COVID-19 cases in many regions has led some political and business leaders to call for relaxation of...

What you should know about changes to unemployment compensation during the...

Both the state and federal government have announced changes to unemployment benefits in response to COVID-19. These include eliminating the usual waiting period for...

How the rich reacted to the bubonic plague has eerie similarities...

The coronavirus can infect anyone, but recent reporting has shown your socioeconomic status can play a big role, with a combination of job security,...

Thousands of lives are on the line. Ohio House task force...

I started tracking the number of U.S. COVID-19 deaths in my day planner once a week on Monday, March 30. It was 2,400 people....
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