Trump’s Twitter Bombs

Trump’s Twitter Bombs

Donald Trump missed his opportunity to become a General Patton-style military commander and glorious war hero back in the Vietnam era. He surely would...

June 15th, 2017 |  


LGBTQ Rights in Ohio: A Changing Landscape

LGBTQ Rights in Ohio: A Changing Landscape

Q: What has happened in Ohio to address LGBTQ rights since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision legalizing gay marriage?A: Since the 2015 court dec...

June 14th, 2017 updated: June 14th, 2017. |  


Keeping Trump in Power: A Strange Consensus

Keeping Trump in Power: A Strange Consensus

The leaders of both parties are divided on numerous matters, but on one critical piece of business they seem united: keep Donald Trump in office.That ...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  



Jared Kushner’s Secrets

Jared Kushner’s Secrets

On May 30 President Trump tweeted that Russia is “laughing at the U.S.” If so, it is because the ordinary social and economic agenda of th...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


National Illusions, Global Realities

National Illusions, Global Realities

For as long as they have existed, nations have clung to the illusion that their military strength guarantees their security.The problem with this kind...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


A dying man’s gift of awareness

A dying man’s gift of awareness

“Tell them, I want everybody to know, I want everybody on the train to know, I love them …”These words are also part of the geopolit...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Congress Needs to Reassert Itself on Use of Force

Congress Needs to Reassert Itself on Use of Force

The Trump Administration, like its predecessors, has shown an apparent appetite for the use of force overseas. The “mother of all bombs” d...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Will “nones” make America more liberal?

Will “nones” make America more liberal?

The steady retreat of religion in America may shift politics to the left. Surveys find that young Americans who say their faith is “none” ...

June 14th, 2017 updated: August 9th, 2017. |  


Using miners for political gain

Using miners for political gain

Earlier this spring, I was asked a question about my late father, who had been a coal miner in the 1970s and ’80s. It had to do with a familiar ...

June 14th, 2017 |  


Time to reduce emissions

Time to reduce emissions

This week, I and 1,100 other citizens who volunteer for Citizens’ Climate Lobby will head to Washington D.C. (at our own expense) for our intern...

June 14th, 2017 |