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Parker: One year ago

WASHINGTON – ‘Tis the season of looking back, which brings us inevitably to Election Day 2016. Donald Trump’s victory places last year as one of the most significant in modern American history. Not...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Leonhardt: A conspiracy of inaction on sexual abuse

I caught the journalism bug in high school. I was fortunate to be a scholarship student at a rigorous New York private school with a weekly newspaper, and some of the older students I admired...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Milbank: Welcome to the new gilded age

WASHINGTON – Corporations are people, my friend. And this is where they feed. Room 1100 of the Longworth Building, with its ionic columns, gilt-fringed curtains and eagle-topped frieze, has for 80...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Friedman: Attention – Saudi Prince in a Hurry

To understand the upheaval that is taking place in Saudi Arabia today, you have to start with the most important political fact about that country: The dominant shaping political force there for...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Woolston: America’s security and economy depend on ANWR

The U.S., the world’s largest consumer of oil, will use more than 7 billion barrels of oil this year – right around 20 million barrels a day. Since we produce less than 15 million barrels each day...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Collins: Rick Perry’s strange sex story

Oh, that Rick Perry. Our secretary of energy was in South Africa recently, for Africa Oil Week. Whenever the word “oil” is mentioned, Perry responds like a dog on the scent of a hamburger. So no...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Gerson: A year after Trump’s election, both parties are morally and intellectually exhausted

WASHINGTON – Political commentators are supposed to be somewhat objective and analytical when it comes to tracking trends. In that spirit, I find the polling snapshot of President Trump at one year...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Special counsel Robert Mueller is in the cross hairs

We may shortly be facing a national crisis. President Donald Trump’s base is egging him on to undertake his own “Saturday Night Massacre” and fire Robert Mueller for committing ... for committing...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

McKay: Budget must reflect EPA superfund commitments

For many years now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has had a presence in San Juan County. Since the 2015 Gold King Mine spill, and the superfund designation of the Bonita Peak Mining...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Egan: National parks for the 1 percent or all Americans?

America’s Best Idea is now just another commodity. A president who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing, as Oscar Wilde had it, wants to make it prohibitively expensive for many...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Demientieff: Sen. Gardner, please ask yourself: “What legacy do we want to leave?”

As a Native Alaskan and member of the Gwich’in Nation, my people have depended on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for centuries. The oil industry has unsuccessfully attempted to drill in our...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

Turiel: Nonviolent communication is a better approach to conflict that fosters compassion and connection

To blame is human; to find mutually satisfying solutions, divine. It is extremely challenging for parties locked in conflict to find mutually satisfying solutions. Not because myriad solutions...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed