Columnist Claire Fiddian-Green explores how the pandemic has exposed gaps in Indiana education that go beyond the digital divide. Plus, Ed DeLaney and Abdul-Hakim Shabazz debate whether Hoosiers are being forced to choose between health and voting, while other columnists tackle voting, the pandemic and more.
No one should have to pick between their health and voting, and no one does.
I am left to wonder how much more quickly we would return to normal if the leadership in Washington leaned on medical science rather than polling data.
Sadly, some Indiana conservatives have criticized the governor for doing what is so clearly the right thing.
Progress is fragile, elusive and agonizing in its distance, and many aspects of police reform remain unfinished.
This single election is going to define who we are as Americans and the future path of our country.
It’s a shame public meetings had to be dragged into the 21st century by a global pandemic, but more access is always a good thing.
Given there is no coherent Republican health care reform plan, fixing Obamacare would be an affordable and achievable way to proceed.
It has been a terrible year for all of us. Our community needs something for which we can collectively cheer.
Muslim Americans make up only 1% of the national population, but they play a more significant role in the front lines of COVID-19.
As we work to address barriers to eLearning, we should also use the pandemic as an opportunity to shine a light on broader inequities in K-12 education.
Often, it is difficult to see the finish line when it appears so far in the distance—but it is there.
Recent polling gives Trump the advantage due to the disturbing social unrest, this lack of order.
He has vanquished his political opponent without even throwing a punch.
Fifty-five years ago this month, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. Before that, Americans of all races had risked their lives trying to help African Americans exercise their right to vote.
Gov. Holcomb talks about limiting large gatherings in his COVID-19 briefings but seems to ignore the large gatherings that will occur for the Nov. 3 election.
Voting should be one of the easiest constitutional rights to exercise, so why are Hoosiers being forced to choose between protecting themselves or voting?
It pairs Republicans with Democrats and then conducts weekly lunches, monthly meetings, workshops and debates in the effort to battle the political polarization that is fueled by social media, cable TV and politicians.
A few weeks ago, I met a friend for mid-morning coffee on a weekday at the Starbucks on Monument Circle. We sat on the south-facing steps of the Circle for nearly an hour-and-a-half. During that time, it’s not an exaggeration to say, 80% of the people we saw were homeless. I walked to the Circle […]
If you go downtown these days, you’ll see that some of that damage remains. You’ll also see a lot of homelessness and drug addiction on the streets.
There was no immediate tour of downtown, no conversations with the business owners.
Over the past few months, many of my friends, both men and women, have made similar comments about finding a new appreciation of the work their spouses do after seeing it up close.