Now that fists and handcuffs have joined the daily excoriation of the press, journalists need another tool to help them set the record straight, writes Susan E. Reed.
Trump was overseas when the White House released its budget proposal and a suicide bomber attacked a concert in Manchester, England. All that and more from Tom Keane’s weekly news roundup.
It is not Donald Trump’s psychological diagnosis that indicates he should not have his hands near the nuclear trigger, explains Janna Malamud Smith. It is the sum total of all that he does in public view.
The network, which markets itself as "Fair and Balanced," is also dead-set against covering any of the scandals enveloping the Trump White House, writes Steve Almond.
The serious, taciturn new deputy attorney general has shown himself to be a person of uncompromising integrity at a time when our country needs decisive leadership, writes Susan E. Reed.
The White House distracts, talk of impeachment abounds and malicious software makes its way around the globe. All that and more in Tom Keane's roundup of the week in the news.
That people use Twitter and Facebook to express their opinions isn’t surprising, writes Julie Wittes Schlack. But why manufacture fake people to do it?
This is America. Sex sells. Especially when Russia is buying and Weiner is texting, writes Hinda Mandell.
If inter-country adoptees deserve to feel secure in the nation they call home, writes Margaret Homans, so do all the other immigrants who are part of our national family.
Opposition to charter schools is to the left what climate change denial is to the right, a fortress of unreason that shields ideology from contrary evidence.
Trumpcare’s assault on women is either an intentional effort to harm them or a cavalier disregard for their health, writes Lauren Stiller Rikleen.
We should not idle while states arrest reporters and turn harmless demonstrators into outlaws, writes Susan E. Reed.
Congressional Republicans must confront whether they are willing to defend a corrupt president or the institutions of American democracy, writes Steve Almond.
Can the new president bring change to a country where intolerance is very much alive? asks Régine Michelle Jean-Charles.
By weaponizing our medical records, the bill would create public health crises in America, writes Miles Howard.
For many of our fellow citizens in the Age of Trump, ignorance really is bliss -- and widespread, writes Rich Barlow.
The former president has worsened the Democratic Party’s public relations problem, writes Miles Howard.
The intellectually disabled, Susan Senator writes, could lose all they've gained if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.
Can the rebirth of an information agency rein in the off-script and ill-informed foreign policy statements of the administration? asks Lauren Brodsky.
The president's tactics remind C. Nicholas Cuneo of those of Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's brutal dictator.