This time around, we apologize for Trump

Barack Obama much annoyed many of his critics when he noted less-than-stellar moments in American history during his trips abroad. They called it Obama’s apology tour. While greatly admiring...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

We can move past President Trump on climate change

President Trump’s spoken thoughts on climate change layer ignorance over irresponsibility. They humiliate thinking Americans and frustrate our friends. The president’s recent refusal in Europe to...

DATE: June 2, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

Harrop: Campus liberals today are much too easy to bait

“Rising to the bait” is a fishing term. Anglers lure fish hiding in the deep by positioning bait on or near the surface. Fish that rise to the bait usually end up on someone’s dinner plate....

DATE: May 26, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

Harrop: Trump’s chaos limits damage done by his agenda

Boy, wouldn’t it be great to get that mentally unstable thug out of the Oval Office? That’s putting it undiplomatically, I know, but the time has passed for treating the presidency of Donald Trump...

DATE: May 19, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

Bro Culture’ Companies May Do Poorly by Being Bad

What exactly does Uber have to offer that other companies do not? The ride-hailing service doesn’t own its cars or employ drivers. It’s basically a smartphone app that connects passengers to...

DATE: May 12, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

Harrop: Economic ‘Trump bump’ may turn into a slump

There was a time when a phrase typed by the mighty fingers of Donald Trump would shock world leaders, swing markets and send public opinion into convulsions. But those awesome powers have shrunk...

DATE: May 5, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

What it means to be truly liberal on the abortion issue

Donald Trump has mastered the authoritarian act, and that’s how he attracted his brigade of humble followers. Some on the left seem to envy this ability to force obedience through threats and...

DATE: April 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

The thankfully short ascendancy of Steve Bannon

President Trump didn’t exactly boot Steve Bannon from his ruling circle of relatives and Wall Street hotshots he might like to have as relatives. True, he threw Bannon off the National Security...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

Mired in the present, U.S. will miss clean energy future

When Henry Ford introduced the Model T in 1908, America had almost no paved roads outside the cities. One of the early owners’ biggest headaches was tires punctured by horseshoe nails left on the...

DATE: April 14, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

Liberals find community, and that could be big

During the presidential campaign, many Hillary Clinton voters in Atlanta’s suburbs thought they were alone. That was an easy conclusion to draw because few felt comfortable putting Clinton signs on...

DATE: April 7, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

Froma Harrop: There is little dignity left in coal

It was a pathetic scene, coal miners flanking President Donald Trump as he signed an order to dismantle the Clean Power Plan. Trump’s imagineers have turned coal miners into a Madison Avenue...

DATE: March 31, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

How Steve Bannon failed his father and not AT&T

Marty Bannon did all the right things, mostly. He raised five children, lived modestly, worked hard and bought as much stock in his employer, AT&T, as he could. When AT&T’s stock price plunged in...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | COLUMN: Froma Harrop

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