Category: Opinion

Freedom of the press has declined

In the United States, President Donald Trump routinely disparages the press, conducting himself in a hostile manner that rejects the news media’s role in holding governments to account for their words and actions. Despite those sharp political attacks, threats to…

The End of Trump

The question is no longer whether there are grounds to impeach Donald Trump. It is when enough Republicans will put their loyalty to America ahead of their loyalty to their party. Trump’s statements last week about his firing of former…

Trump, Russia & the 5th Amendment

By Christopher Dunn With a parade of people connected to President Trump—family members, former administration officials, and campaign aides—facing the prospect of marching to Capitol Hill to testify about potentially treasonous dealings with the Russian government, the issues of compelled…

Save PBS. It Makes Us Safer.

by Stanley McChrystal I like to say that leadership is a choice. As our leaders in Washington confront tough decisions about our budget priorities, I urge them to continue federal funding for public broadcasting. Public broadcasting makes our nation smarter, stronger…