Stopping the madness at four-way stops

My grasp of the workings of a four-way stop are as follows: all four ways stop. On the face of it, this does not...

Protecting Ohioans’ healthcare

Last month, a Texas judge handed down a despicable decision that threatens the health coverage of 20 million people and undermines pre-existing condition protections...

Leonard Pitts Jr.: We’ve all seen this movie before

Haven’t we seen this movie before?Certainly, there is a sense of deja vu all over again as one watches the right wing hyperventilate over...

Trump’s wall and illegal ‘prowlers’

A few years ago, I visited South Africa, where the average house was surrounded by a concrete wall. South Africa has many villages and...

Alexa vexes and perplexes

Is technology innovation doing us more harm than good? My family offers proof that it is.My parents recently got Amazon’s supposedly “intelligent” personal assistant,...

Mark Figley: Progress … Bernie Sanders style

Government forecasters recently predicted that if nothing is done to prop up Medicare as it presently exists, the program will run out of money...

Trump’s speech should not have aired

Way back in 2014 — a century ago, it feels like — President Barack Obama requested time on major networks for an Oval Office...

Pitts column: Impeachment comes with consequences

Should Donald Trump be impeached?That he will be seems likely as Democrats take control of the House of Representatives, the chamber where impeachment proceedings...

More is not always better

“If I only had more,” said the people. How many of us have made (or thought) this very same comment? How many of us...

Lowering the boom on ‘raising the bar’

It is no longer debatable that, generally speaking, there is a huge gap in achievement in school and in life between students who come...