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  • Jay Ambrose: Checks and balances are not working

    It was 40 years ago. The scandal was called Watergate. The president was Richard Nixon. He had delighted in some dirty political tricks, was abusing power left and right, and had even helped cover up a crime, a break-in by political operatives at...
  • Martin Schram: U.S. is better than those who abandoned our principles

    We begin by lifting today's bottom line right to the top. After years of ducking, dodging, disclaiming and self-deceiving, Washington is about to be ramrodded into finally confronting, under democracy's spotlight, the central war and peace controversy of...
  • Rekha Basu: Strong rape laws and independent enforcement are necessary

    Sexual assaults are ubiquitous; they happen in every environment. But for all the talk about changing sexist cultures, it will take real justice, served free from interference by people with a vested interest, to deter them. That is especially...
  • Glenn Garvin: Rafael Correa takes on the Ivy League

    Ecuador's tumultuously left-wing president Rafael Correa will give speeches at Harvard and Yale next week. This will probably be interesting, because nothing stirs the Ivy League soul like a Latin strongman. During Fidel Castro's Ivy speaking tour in...
  • For April Fools' and baseball season: George Plimpton

    For April Fools' and baseball season: George Plimpton
    To commemorate April Fools' Day and the start of baseball season, let’s take a look back at that greatest of all sports prank books, George Plimpton’s “Out of My League.” Originally published in 1961, it recalls Plimpton’s...
  • Jonathan Schell dies at 70; author and anti-nuclear activist

    Jonathan Schell dies at 70; author and anti-nuclear activist
    Jonathan Schell, the author, journalist and activist who wrote passionately and cogently about war and politics for more than 40 years, condemning conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq and galvanizing the anti-nuclear movement with his horrifyingly detailed...
  • Trudy Rubin: Mr. Obama, time to face international realities

    Dear President Obama: Last week, you were super-busy in Europe, warning Vladimir Putin not to invade eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, Moscow's takeover of Crimea is a done deal, and there's even more worrying stuff going on elsewhere. Your CIA chief, John...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Labor turmoil in college athletics

    WASHINGTON Bob was a dirt poor kid from Pensacola, Fla., when he won a scholarship for football at a Division One school in Mississippi. He had grown up in the kind of poverty most of us can hardly imagine and the scholarship was a Godsend the only way he...
  • John M. Crisp: Millennials may provide an opening for high-speed rail

    Two questions: Why doesn't our nation have more passenger trains? And does the younger generation's declining interest in driving imply an opening for the expansion of public high-speed rail? Last May the New York Times reported that all of us, and...
  • Chinese boycott Malaysia over missing jetliner

    Chinese boycott Malaysia over missing jetliner
    BEIJING – From beach vacations to entertainers, all things Malaysian are being boycotted in China in protest of the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 and what many consider the bungled investigation that has followed. Major Chinese...
  • Proposed 'millionaire tax' may eventually hit middle class

    Proposed 'millionaire tax' may eventually hit middle class
    One thing — really the only thing — I don't like about Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan's proposed constitutional amendment to add a 3 percent state tax on all income over $1 million is that it's not indexed for inflation. "We thought...