Commentary

Without a statewide strategy for schools and sports, everyone is on...

Ohio has entered a new strange phase of the coronavirus pandemic. To borrow from a circulating meme, Ohio is where “college students go to...

Life, unvaccinated: One Ohioan shares her story

As Ohio enters into its fifth month of the new coronavirus pandemic with no end in sight, all eyes have turned to the hope...

After the civil rights era, white Americans failed to support systemic...

The first wave of the Black Lives Matter movement, which crested after the 2014 police killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, had the support...

The health care long game: Biden, Harris, and Medicare for All

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s selection of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate has meant different things to differently situated liberals and progressives....

The general election Ohioans don’t deserve

Watching the past three months unfold has left voter advocates and election administrators scratching their heads and rolling their eyes. It seems our elected...

Educators battle misinformation in run-up to November election

We are living in the age of fake news. No, not the “deep state is out to get the president” kind. The real “fake...

Removal of post office boxes is concerning as it makes postal...

Last week, a photo of a man loading USPS mailboxes on to a truck in downtown Columbus had gone viral on Facebook and Twitter....

Without taking proper precautions, reopening schools carries some big risks

It’s one of the most tired tropes in TV and movies. An expert, usually a scientist or doctor, desperately tries to get the authorities...

Ohio’s Appalachian communities deserve investment. Start with the RECLAIM Act.

From Ashtabula to Athens, Boardman to Batavia, Ohio’s Appalachian communities can be places where working people and their families and neighbors, can live safe...

In a short time, the Ohio Capital Journal has accomplished a...

About a year ago I first met with the directors of States Newsroom about bringing a new state government nonprofit news outlet to Ohio....
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