It’s getting harder to govern

And it’s not just politicians’ faultBy Lee H. HamiltonContributing ColumnistWe may not know who our next President is going to be, but her...

April 29th, 2016 |  


The Death Gap is expanding

Richest Americans live 10-15 years longer than poorestBy Sam PizzigatiContributing ColumnistRich people live longer than poor people. No big news ther...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Utah porn resolution an obscenity

By Thomas L. KnappContributing ColumnistOn April 19, Utah governor Gary Herbert signed a resolution passed and forwarded to him by both houses of the ...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Trump’s ideas aren’t un-American

Candidate’s proposals already playing outBy Janine JacksonContributing ColumnistReaders of The Boston Globe were recently treated to an unusual ...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Man behind the trees was a newspaper man

Every year on the last Friday of April, Americans across the country take a moment to recognize the importance of trees in our lives as we celebrate A...

April 22nd, 2016 |  


What are ‘processed’ foods?

Cut back on ‘ultra-processed’ foodsBy Jill RichardsonContributing ColumnistIf you’ve read any nutritional advice lately, you’v...

April 13th, 2016 |  


The United States of Flint

Our outdated infrastructure is falling apartBy Olivia AlpersteinContributing ColumnistThe horrible, preventable crisis in Flint, Michigan shows that w...

April 12th, 2016 |  


Earth Day and human liberty

By Grant A. MincyContributing ColumnistThe first nationally recognized Earth Day was celebrated in the United States on April 22, 1970. Now, 46 years ...

April 8th, 2016 |  


How do we fix the election system?

We have been inundated with presidential campaigns and the continued expertise of the network media pundits — a process based on emotion for mos...

April 8th, 2016 |  


Political reality and leadership are missing in action

By Ryan AlexanderContributing ColumnistEvery federal budget is a dream sheet. They’re all unrealistic.It goes something like this: The president...

April 6th, 2016 |