Control over the federal courts is about raw political power, nothing more

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has used his leadership position to exercise raw political power in shaping the federal judiciary for many decades to come, and he's been enormously successful. The death of...

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

About a year ago I first met with the directors of States Newsroom about bringing a new state government nonprofit news outlet to Ohio. What a year it's been. Since that first meeting, I was...

Unaccountable dark money has corrupted Ohio politics. It’s time to require disclosure.

The ugly saga of alleged corruption, bribery, money laundering and racketeering on the part of Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder and four political operatives in Ohio lays bare a nasty truth in the Buckeye...

Facebook comments are where my faith in humanity goes to die

Toxic environments crush the spirit, and few environments thrive on toxicity like Facebook comments sections. Less an American agora for public debate, Facebook comments sections exist mainly as a forum for misinformation, spam, childish...

The Confederate flag is an insult to Ohio’s heritage

One of the most tired, loathsome bromides made in favor of flying the battle flag of slavers and traitors is the exaltation of heritage, as though passing down symbols of racism and sedition in...

Some simple personal habits for practical safety in a world of COVID-19

Ohio is reopening more or less fully over the coming weeks, but the coronavirus pandemic is far from gone, leaving Ohioans to navigate their own personal safety in a state reopened with a far...
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