The debate was illuminating. … It was a large window into our choice this election.
Democrat Kip Tew and Republican Pete Seat examine whether debate structures should change in light of the first presidential debate that left many shaking their heads. They agree on one thing: Better candidates make better debates. Plus, Michael Leppert argues we need far more women in Congress and other columnists tackle diversity in the Legislature and in business.
Do we need to upend the entire tradition because of one bad night?
Have we finally—after four painful years—reached the point where enough is enough?
We know everyone has implicit bias—which raises the challenge of figuring out how to manage it in order to arrive at bias-free decisions.
Informed public policy that is inclusive of the diverse views of our state’s residents is better public policy.
I consider myself a feminist, and that is not just sycophantic rhetoric aimed at all the strong women in my life.
Everything comes with a price, and, when casinos produce huge profits, greed is sure to follow.
The effort to rapidly bring an effective vaccine forward for massive distribution and inoculation has been truly amazing.
Trump is far from my ideal for a president, but he is right for the job.
On the debate stage, Trump stood in all his naked glory—his bad behaviors of the past four years condensed into an hour-and-a-half spectacle.
We have lost our ability to humanize those who came to our shores seeking our help.
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.