In Search of Common Sense on Guns

Few issues in American politics evoke the same degree of emotional fervor as the gun debate. Tempers flare and conspiracy theories abound on social media and across cable news as we argue over gun violence stat...

Do Not Memorialize Slavery or Treason

The controversial plaque honoring Confederate soldiers on the courthouse in Charles Town should be removed not just because it is offensive to black citizens, but to all citizens, regardless of color, who see t...

The Great Paris Pull-Out

— Trump’s latest environmental decision lands as usual: amid chaos. On June 1, Donald Trump gave a speech announcing that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. Social media exploded accor...