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EDITORIALS


Gross injustice: Obama should have worked to keep Pollard jailed

One of the nation’s most notorious spies, he sold thousands of classified documents to Israel and other countries.


Jailhouse learning: County inmates reap the benefit of e-tablets

Eighty tablets were donated by the Chicago-based Jail Education Solutions; the jail oversight board bought 40 more with commissary proceeds.



Retirement reality: American workers must learn how to save

A new survey of households by the Federal Reserve Board found that nearly a third of workers have no retirement savings.



Secret cameras: Pittsburghers deserve a citizen-friendly policy

We don’t want to become the City of Big Brotherly Love.



Turkey’s trials: The United States risks a deeper entanglement

The relationships between Turkey, the Kurds, the Islamic State group and NATO is getting more and more complicated.



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David Shribman



David M. Shribman: The Ozzie-and-Harriet revolution

Gay activists’ family values had a lot to do with the acceptance of same-sex marriage.


 

Tony Norman



Tony Norman: Gun nut Rick Perry reaches a new low

The languishing GOP presidential candidate responds to the Lafayette movie theater mass shooting with the worst solution: more guns


 

Reg Henry



Reg Henry: If a man falls in the woods, who hears?

Hiking in the Adirondacks, I made one false move and, boom, a wounded ankle. What ensued was a parable for our times.


 

Dan Simpson



Dan Simpson: The U.S. isn’t helping Africa

We cause our African allies more problems than we help them solve.


 

Jennifer Graham



Jennifer Graham: Walter Palmer, killer dentist

Physicist Stephen Hawking and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak were among a thousand of the world’s best brains who this week warned of the


 

Jack Kelly



Jack Kelly: Trump tells it like it is

And he’s willing to take on illegal immigration.


 

Ruth Ann Dailey



Ruth Ann Dailey: As Planned Parenthood squirms, America reflects

Pro-life advocates, don’t falter right now: the video exposing Planned Parenthood’s inhumane procedures is a moment to rally support.


 

Diana Nelson Jones



Diana Nelson Jones' Walkabout: North Side public art runs into city 'bureaucrazy'

The Neu Kirche Contemporary Art Center is enriching the neighborhood with bold art on vacant lots. Then a letter from the city arrrived ...


 

Gary Rotstein



Gary Rotstein's Morning File: On a faraway planet, they're making plans

Earth is looking harder for life on other planets, but don’t expect the universe to have a positive reaction.