Timothy Egan: Democrats are insulting the voters they’ll need

Among the people I love is a sibling who works at Walmart cleaning toilets at night in a thinly populated part of eastern Oregon. She’s been there more than 25 years and has trouble saving a dime...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | COLUMN: Tim Egan

Bots and artificial intelligence are taking over now

Try to imagine the last 11 minutes of Lion Air Flight 610 in October. The plane is a new machine, Boeing’s sleek and intelligent 737 Max 8, fitted with an advanced electronic brain. After takeoff,...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | COLUMN: Tim Egan

Egan: The silent green majority is fed up – and voting

If emotions were water, and you took all the heartbreak felt by the millions who followed the plight of a starving orca whale grieving over her dead calf, you’d have a river the size of the mighty...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2018 | COLUMN: Tim Egan

Egan: Down and out in San Francisco on $117,000 a year

It’s beyond laughable that a one-bedroom apartment can sell for $1.5 million in San Francisco – and get multiple offers within a day. Or that dumpsters sport satirical “for rent” signs. Or that the...

DATE: July 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Tim Egan

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