“You can’t be a Republican,” she said, “and be a good Catholic.”
Zoom theater is an oxymoron, but substitutes for live performance will have to do until we can safely gather again as an audience.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s untimely death presents a do-or-die moment for American democracy.
Michael Bloomberg, former New York mayor and former flash in the pan for the Democratic nomination for president, has $100 million burning a hole in his pocket.
President Donald Trump’s main legislative accomplishment as he runs for re-election is the Tax Cut and Jobs Act that he signed at the end of his first year in office. It is the linchpin of the Republicans’ case that their economic policies have worked.
That queasiness many of us are feeling these days isn’t the first stage of the coronavirus, it’s more likely a symptom of a gradual loss of confidence in the nation’s leading public health agencies under President Donald Trump.
A frightening 70% of millennials say they would back a socialist candidate for office. And today, we are seeing many socialist ideas gaining traction, such as “free” college tuition for all, government-run health care and a guaranteed income even for able-bodied people who don’t work.
My college teaching career began when the epitome of high tech in the classroom was an overhead projector and a pull-down projection screen.
For good or bad (very bad when you consider the systemic, second-class treatment of the island), Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States.
Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, recently called for another, “more restrictive lockdown, state by state, for up to six weeks,” in order to “save lives, and save the economy.”
Right along with the pandemic, the coronavirus cliches on screen escalated quickly.
“Every single American should be wearing a mask when they’re outside for the next three months at a minimum,” said former Vice President Joe Biden at a recent press briefing.
The core of American democracy — the separation of powers between the executive, legislative and judicial branches — is under assault like never before.
Warning lights are flashing red. Warning sirens are blaring.
“How does it become a man to behave toward this American government to-day?” This is a question that Henry David Thoreau asked in 1848 as he considered his relationship to an administration that he thoroughly detested.