A middle-aged Norwegian woman shook her head with worry and observed succinctly, "Who you choose as your president has huge repercussions not just for you, but for us all."
Sen. John McCain has sworn to block any Supreme Court nominations that a President Clinton might make.
It’s an ugly world out there, full of bullies. Sometimes, it takes a nasty woman to stand up to them.
The nation’s high anxiety continues.
When Trump said, “Nobody has more respect for women than I do,” the audience laughter was audible. The moderator tried to chide them into silence. But the damage had been done.
Watching Donald Trump, with his egocentric dominance and nonchalant talk of sexual violence, writes Katie Koppel, doesn't resurface conscious memories of my own sexual assault six years ago; it triggers my body to re-experience parts of it.
Female voters have propelled Hillary Clinton to a sizable polling lead over Donald Trump. Too bad Clinton isn't their chief inspiration, writes Erika Fine.
Abortion rights haven't gotten a lot of attention this election year. That's what compelled Abby Flanagan to share her story.
Steve Almond on how the death of the Fairness Doctrine gave way to the birth of Trumpism.
I can’t sleep at night, writes Cloe Axelson. I’m having nightmares. I’ve been drinking too much wine. I can’t concentrate at work.
In light of all the efforts the state has recently made to limit greenhouse gases, writes Frederick Hewett, anything that might move us in the wrong direction deserves a closer look.
Why vote for Donald Trump? Because real and meaningful change is hard work.
Trump’s performance on Sunday night was the single most depressing political event of my lifetime, writes Steve Almond. By the end of it, I wasn’t angry or indignant or even triumphant. I was just incredibly sad.
Can the U.S. prune our bloated military spending and still protect against serious threats?
It was nasty and it got personal, writes John Sivolella. And that was even before the first word was uttered in Sunday's second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Donald Trump is under fire for lewd comments about groping women. Our poet of the political scene, Erika Fine, offers this rhyming response.
An appeal to swing state voters from social critic and sometime libertarian voter Wendy Kaminer.
Trump has had a very bad week, writes Tom Keane. But does it matter?
Colombians rejected a peace deal with leftist rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, in a national referendum Sunday, dismissing years of negotiations.
The Republican presidential candidate has converted savage capitalism into civic savagery, writes Steve Almond.