The GOP continues to beat dead proposals, writes Susan E. Reed, while projecting a 1950s ideal onto the 21st century.
It was the week when the Republican establishment discovered that there is someone even more problematic than Donald Trump: Roy Moore.
We need to ask ourselves, writes Steven Wineman. Have there been times when I have violated someone's boundaries, even unintentionally? Times when I have been aware of another man's misbehavior...
Republicans created a new permission structure when they stood by an avowed sexual predator, Donald Trump. So it's no surprise, writes Steve Almond, that many have defended Roy Moore.
The overuse of solitary confinement is a terrible problem with a common-sense solution, writes Bonita Tenneriello.
The most upsetting information is not Moore's alleged behavior, writes Rich Barlow, but the collapsing values in public life.
When speakers abandon the conventions of clear communication: after awhile, it becomes just noise, writes Amy Carleton.
Veterans are often blithely categorized as heroes, victims or criminals. But none of these stereotypes applies to me, writes Laura McTaggart.
It was the week when a year’s worth of intemperate and nasty tweets finally bit back.
It’s not enough to be against an unpopular incumbent. If the Democrats want to take back control, they need to offer a path to concrete change, writes Steve Almond.
It's the anniversary of Kristallnacht and President Trump's election, writes Rachael Cerrotti. Trump, like the Nazis, has condoned turning prejudice into discrimination. But the past and present often diverge.
The Senate should pass a bill allowing taxpayers to donate money through their tax returns to poor countries vulnerable to climate change, writes Abby Maxman.
The dozens of well-intentioned organizations advocating for gun control aren’t getting anywhere, writes Tracy Mayor. What we need is a bully.
Flipping just a handful of the eight GOP Senate seats up for re-election next year, writes Miles Howard, would give any piece of gun control legislation a new chance.
State officials would like Medicaid to work more like private insurance, writes Rich Barlow.
Today’s DNC leadership needs to deal with this scandal quickly, transparently and sincerely, writes Miles Howard.
It was the week when the indictments came down. And Washington held its breath.
So because we know that we can’t actually be safe, writes Julie Wittes Schlack, we seek situations in which we can feel safe.
This will mark our entry into frightening territory: an America in which the president can unilaterally squash a Congress-ordered investigation of him and his associates, writes Miles Howard.
Deposing Donald Trump in the Russia investigation should not be the goal, writes Rich Barlow. More important is blocking his misguided agenda.