Power of the press is reporting the news consumers need

Power of the press is reporting the news consumers need

By Gene Policinski Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_MUGGenePolicinksi.jpg WASHINGTON – The power of the press rests in the ability of journalists to …

October 7th, 2015 |  

Theme of National Newspaper Week especially relevant

Theme of National Newspaper Week especially relevant

By Jack McElroy Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_MUGJackMcElroy.jpg In 1928, Frank Capra made a silent movie called “The Power of the Press.” …

October 7th, 2015 |  

Nothing is ever truly private anymore

Most people, in one way or another, had their childhoods recorded by their parents. Whether it was a baby book, …

September 30th, 2015 updated: September 30th, 2015. |  

Rapes on campus: Guns are not the answer

By Laura Finley, Ph.D Contributing Columnist Several days ago, the Miami Herald published an editorial from a college student who …

September 26th, 2015 |  

Actions for peace, and justice

By Rev. John Dear Contributing Columnist Starting Sept. 20, more than 350 demonstrations, marches, vigils and other public events will …

September 24th, 2015 |  

The tide of history flows left

By James A. Haught Contributing Columnist One of my history-minded friends has a long-range political view summed up in three …

September 23rd, 2015 |  

Budapest and a sea of refugees

By Diana Love Contributing Columnist I was seven when Mount Saint Helen’s — a beautiful peak 90 miles from our …

September 17th, 2015 |  

Equality: More work to be done

By Wim Laven Contributing Columnist Women’s Equality Day — August 26 — marked the 95th anniversary of the certification of …

September 16th, 2015 |  

Nuclear war theme parks

By John LaForge Contributing Columnist Plutonium was named after Pluto, “god of the underworld,” Hades, or hell. It was created …

September 15th, 2015 |  

Accountability under the law

By Daniel L. Gardner Contributing Columnist With the Declaration of Independence, our Founders “dissolved the political bands” that bound the …

September 10th, 2015 |  

Building a sustainable peace

By Thomas B. Etzel Contributing Columnist September 11, 2001, was a tragic day for the entire world and for me …

September 10th, 2015 |  

Solar, wind industries generating new jobs

By Emily Schwartz Greco Contributing Columnist Oil permeates the whole economy. Even if you telework in a solar-powered home and …

September 9th, 2015 |  

We’ll never rebuild America wasting money on war

By Michael Eisenscher Contributing Columnist This Labor Day, like others before it, finds American workers squeezed on many fronts. Inequality …

September 8th, 2015 |  

How to win hearts and minds

By Tom H. Hastings Contributing Columnist In the field in which I teach, Peace and Conflict Studies, we examine alternatives …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

The expropriation continues

By Kevin Carson Contributing Columnist Contrary to mainstream classical political economy, which treated the “original accumulation of capital” as the …

September 3rd, 2015 |  

The reality of China’s insecurity

By Mel Gurtov Contributing Columnist Several developments in China over the past few weeks have shown us a country quite …

September 1st, 2015 |  

Yoga pants, leggings, and stretch pants — the scourge of schools

By Laura Finley Contributing Columnist A new school year has started or is about to start and once again public …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Congress refuses to support military sexual assault victims

By Martha Burk Contributing Columnist The Senate has done it again — blocked a vote on a bill that would …

August 27th, 2015 |  

The real troublemaker in the Middle East

By Medea Benjamin Contributing Columnist Except for maybe the Affordable Care Act, nothing gets Republican politicians fired up like Iran. …

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 25th, 2015. |  

Consorting with the devil

By Mel Gurtov Contributing Columnist Throughout the Cold War, and doubtless right down to the present, professional people with skills …

August 21st, 2015 |  

A yardstick for measuring CEO greed

By Sam Pizzigati Contributing Columnist Should corporations in America have to annually reveal how much they pay their most typical …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Trump drives up his popularity when he boasts

By Bob Lord Contributing Columnist Donald Trump alienated millions of voters with his ugly attacks on Mexican immigrants and John …

August 13th, 2015 updated: August 13th, 2015. |  


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