Commentary

Ohio’s future is on the line(s) with redistricting in 2021

The most important issue to face Ohioans in 2021 isn’t even on most of our radar screens. Seriously, when was the last time you...

The return of work requirements: The GOP gets its Herbert Hoover...

Having tired of the culture wars, state and national Republicans have returned to the familiar and comforting battlefield of the class wars, using last...

U.S. parents pay nearly double the ‘affordable’ cost for child care...

By Joya Misra, University of Massachusetts Amherst President Joe Biden wants to make child care more affordable across the U.S. Under his American Families Plan, proposed...

Young farmers struggle with child care and health insurance

By Shoshanah Inwood,  Andrea Rissing, and Florence Becot, of Ohio State University Kat Becker feeds hundreds of people with the vegetables she grows on her...

U.S. support for waiving COVID-19 vaccine patent rights puts pressure on...

By Dalindyebo Shabalala, University of Dayton The U.S. and Europe are debating waiving patent rights for COVID-19 vaccines, a move that could allow more companies...

Nothing but racism explains Black women’s higher rate of horrible birth...

Tatyana Ali, who starred as Ashley Banks on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” from 1990 to 1996, entered Harvard the next year where she...

Conservation is a team sport: With H2Ohio, everyone stands to win

By Bill Stanley, The Nature Conservancy I have been involved in conservation, personally and professionally, for more than 30 years. In that time, I’ve learned...

The vaccination conversation changes

The vaccine conversation is changing, and it’s changing fast.  Just a month ago, people across the state were tapping “refresh” on their browsers, hoping to...

Transgender athlete bills don’t solve any pressing issue. They’re just bullying

Two bills are working their way through the Ohio General Assembly that do not solve any pressing issues in high school athletics; they simply...

Union retirees need Medicare Advantage

By Dorsey Hager Electricians, insulators, plumbers, and pipefitters — all building trades members spend their careers working to make lives across Ohio easier and more...
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