Opinions

Decline in print journalism poses threat to democracy

By Catherine Bither – 1 week ago

We have become numb to extinction in the 21st century. We watch habitats and animals, once numerous and thriving, dissolve before our eyes. We witness the demise of entire generations…

Please, Tell Us More!

By Prof. Abigail Baird – 1 week ago

Why do teenagers do stupid things? While I object to the wording of this question, it is inevitably one of the first questions people ask when they find out that…

U.S. must recognize role of climate change in refugee influx

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 1 week ago

Recently, sympathetic media coverage of the Central American migrant “caravan” camped out at the United States-Mexico border has primarily focused on the threats of gang or state violence that forced…

Miranda Rights require revisions to eliminate coercion

By Jonas Trostle – 2 weeks ago

While delivering the opinion of the Supreme Court in the case Miranda v. Arizona, Chief Justice Earl Warren stated, “An individual swept from familiar surroundings into police custody, surrounded by…

President-elect AMLO offers ray of hope for Mexico

By Sylvan Perlmutter – 2 weeks ago

Observers dismayed by Brazil’s election of the far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro may find comfort in the coming ascension of leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador, popularly known as AMLO, to the…

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