Aug 7, 2016

The terrible suffering in Aleppo

The most difficult part of a peace process is getting the main combatants to acknowledge that a stalemate exists on the ground and that continued fighting has no immediate purpose. Rarely does one party enter negotiations when it believes it can achieve some advantage ...

Aug 3, 2016

Raising the minimum wage

Raising the minimum legal wage is just one of several steps the government must take to improve the lives of the nation's "working poor."

Aug 2, 2016

The flip flop in Philadelphia

At their national convention, the Democratics made it clear that they are the party of the future and the Republicans are the party of fear.