Topic: Jonathan Zimmerman
Americans fear the impact Islamic fundamentalists will have on changes in the Middle East. But they need look no further than their own Christian Right for an example of religious conservatives participating in democracy – with civic persuasion, not violence.
02/17/2011 01:31 pm
Glenn Beck and the Republican Party scored big in the midterm elections by attacking progressive values – even, it seems, the very concept of the federal government. Now Americans may find out just how many features of 'big government' they actually value.
11/03/2010 12:08 pm
Barbaric laws about AIDS mean Darren Chiacchia could spend up to 30 years in jail for exposing his partner to HIV without revealing his condition.
04/20/2010 11:17 am
Readers write about why professors should not be called upon to rescue newspapers, why the US should teach its students to think critically, and what universities should really spend their money on.
03/17/2009 01:00 am
Readers write about professors taking on the role of journalists to save the struggling newspaper industry, and why the US needs to back up its peace talk with actions in Gaza.
03/11/2009 01:00 am
Federal construction money is OK; No Child Left Behind isn't.
02/05/2009 12:00 am
Given the fixity of our partisan beliefs, it's a rare occurrence. Yet history shows that reason and rhetoric can win converts.
01/13/2009 12:00 am
Nobody should be forced into a single type of education.
11/28/2008 12:00 am
Sports heroes have a tough time saying goodbye, and for good reason.
07/23/2008 01:00 am
Too many trades hurt team identity and rivalry.
06/05/2008 01:00 am
The idea of a racial learning style is a bogus concept that cheats us all.
05/01/2008 01:00 am
Colonialist-era prejudice is alive and well in soccer.
02/07/2008 12:00 am