Other Voices

U.S. President Donald Trump refers to amounts of temperature change as he announces his decision that the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement.

What states can do on climate change

By Washington Post on June 04, 2017, at 8:35 a.m.
Until a more rational president enters the Oval Office, state and local efforts can prevent the U.S. from totally abandoning what may be the greatest global challenge of the 21st century.

Too many children are killed for insurance. Here’s how states can stop it.

By Washington Post on May 15, 2017, at 6:37 a.m.
The apparent ease with which the killers were able to obtain policies shows that sufficient safeguards are not in place.
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump returns after a break for jury duty at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York on Tuesday.

Donald Trump’s GOP rivals struggle to understand his appeal

By Greg Sargent, The Washington Post on Aug. 18, 2015, at 11:06 a.m.
Julian Bond, civil rights activist and professor at American University.

Remembering civil rights champion Julian Bond

By Stephen Carter, Bloomberg News on Aug. 17, 2015, at 11:03 a.m.

Hassle-free voter registration

on March 17, 2015, at 2:55 p.m.

Republicans fumble on Iran deal

on March 12, 2015, at 3:03 p.m.

Our unnecessary Mideast wars

By Andrew J. Bacevich, The Washington Post on Oct. 04, 2014, at 3:54 p.m.
A man with a walking stick passes protest messages written in a parking lot before the announcement of the name of the officer involved in the shooting of Michael Brown on Friday in Ferguson, Missouri.

Change hard to handle for Ferguson police

By Megan McArdle, Bloomberg News on Aug. 17, 2014, at 12:14 p.m.
President Barack Obama announces that Secretary of HUD Shaun Donovan (C) will be his choice as the new Director of OMB, and San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro (L) will be his choice as the new Secretary of HUD, in the State Dining Room at the White House in Washington May 23, 2014.

HUD at a crossroads

By George Danby on June 02, 2014, at 8:48 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting with paralympic delegations in Sochi on Thursday.

How to stop Putin

By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on March 16, 2014, at 9:27 a.m.
A mill in East Millinocket.

It’s legislators’ right, duty to approve East Millinocket mill’s ability to sell power to grid

By Duane Lugdon on March 16, 2014, at 9:23 a.m.

The Wisconsin story under Gov. Scott Walker: A lesson for Maine?

By Doug Thomas on March 16, 2014, at 9:19 a.m.
U.S. Rep. and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud speaks about his plan to build Maine’s economy during a campaign event at Portland’s Rosemont Market recently.

Michaud’s free sophomore year a creative plan that prioritizes on-time graduation, lower student debt

By William C. Hiss on March 16, 2014, at 9:17 a.m.
Charles Koch, left, and David Koch, pictured in 1970.

Shedding light on the dark money labyrinth

on Jan. 13, 2014, at 2:03 p.m.
U.S. President Barack Obama gathers on stage with (L-R) former U.S. President Bill Clinton, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and New Hampshire Governor John Lynch at an election campaign rally in Concord, New Hampshire, November 4, 2012.

Stand strong. Trim military pension increases

on Jan. 08, 2014, at 2:37 p.m.
Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Prince Saud al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (R) listens as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry makes a statement to the press at King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh January 5, 2014.

If Kerry can’t get this peace deal in the Middle East, he should accept defeat

on Jan. 07, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio clears the sidewalk of snow in front of his Brooklyn home in New York on Jan. 3, 2014.

Is de Blasio really New York’s equalizer?

on Jan. 06, 2014, at 3:36 p.m.
U.S. President Barack Obama greets peopel outside of the Island Snow shaved ice stand in Kailua Beach, Hawaii, on Dec. 31, 2013.

2013 was Obama’s ‘worst’? Not so fast

on Jan. 03, 2014, at 10:53 a.m.
Passengers watch a television screen broadcasting news on Edward Snowden, a contractor at the National Security Agency (NSA) of the U.S., on a train in Hong Kong June 14, 2013.

Presuming too much

on Dec. 24, 2013, at 10:37 a.m.
Railroad tank cars are unloaded on a loop track at a refinery in Delaware City, Delaware. July 28, 2013. The refinery receives 110,000 barrels of crude oil a day, which is about 150 cars, or two trainloads.

A crude policy

on Dec. 23, 2013, at 8:12 a.m.