Opinion

American left must find its voice on Venezuela

NEW YORK – The Trump administration faces a test in Venezuela. It must pursue a foreign policy that helps usher out the odious regime of Nicolas Maduro without triggering a backlash against...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2019 | COLUMN: Fareed Zakaria

Proposed gun law threatens sport

I grew up in a small house on a dirt road along the San Juan River, with a father who hunted to put food on our table and taught me firearm safety. But today, fewer Americans than ever are...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Guest Columns

I was unplugged and overcome by a great hush

WASHINGTON – There is a movement dedicated to unplugging from digital devices on the theory that they are turning us all into slackjawed, empty-eyed, pasty-faced zombies. Having explored that...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2019 | COLUMN: Michael Gerson

Labor’s death reports were greatly exaggerated

Something funny happened on the way to the labor movement’s funeral. When Justice Samuel Alito and his antilabor colleagues on the Supreme Court handed down the Janus vs. AFSCME decision last June,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Let’s clear up some confusion over sex ed bill

There has been lots of conversation on House Bill 19-1032, Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education. I have been asked, why in the world would you sponsor such a bill? The answer is simple math: 33,...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2019 | COLUMN: From the State Senate

Maybe there’s something we can do on warming

WASHINGTON – On global climate change, I’ve changed my mind – just slightly. I’ve written about this issue for more than two decades, and my theme has been monotonously consistent. As a starting...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

What Sears and GE declines say about capitalism

WASHINGTON – General Electric and Sears have fallen on hard times, and that tells us a lot about U.S. capitalism. Both were once great enterprises -– symbols of American ingenuity and imagination....

DATE: Jan. 17, 2019 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

Evangelicals falsely believe Trump is a champion

WASHINGTON – By all indications, the reluctant support by white evangelicals for Donald Trump against Hillary Clinton in 2016 has solidified into something like devotion. In his analysis of the...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2019 | COLUMN: Michael Gerson

It’s a new year ... now what?

Christmas has come and gone, and as usual, most of the items on my wish list are still there. We don’t have world peace, hunger is still around, happy political parties are still a fiction, I...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2019 | COLUMN: Writers on the Range

Leaving White House, they say ‘Don’t blame me’

WASHINGTON – One by one they leap – or are pushed – from the foundering USS Trump, each offering a variation of the same plea: Don’t blame me. Comes now retired Gen. John Kelly, the second of...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2019 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Trump finally found conspiracy he doesn’t believe

WASHINGTON – So President Trump finally found a conspiracy theory he doesn’t believe. “Are you still a believer in Santa?” Trump asked an unsuspecting 7-year-old, Collman Lloyd, when she called in...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2018 | COLUMN: Dana Milbank

Hike defense spending (and maybe cut welfare)

WASHINGTON – The most uncovered story in Washington these days is the loss of U.S. military power – a lesson particularly important in light of recent events: the resignation of Defense Secretary...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2018 | COLUMN: Robert Samuelson

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