You know what Berkeley needs? A Free Speech Movement

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There are many, many odious and hateful things that the conservative commentator Ann Coulter has said over the years. But since the issue at... Read more

Trump family's worst scandal may be China, not Russia

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The big story this afternoon is the end of Bill O'Reilly's 20-year reign of terror at 8 p.m. on the Fox News Channel. But when word came down... Read more

Like Daytona, race for Philly DA keeps turning left

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One by one, they rose up from their wooden pew and strolled towards the altar that was framed by a giant bronze cross -- people who had once... Read more

Turkey just voted for a dictatorship. Can it happen here?

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Try to imagine this scenario happening in the United States: In a national referendum, a narrow majority of voters decide to hand powers to... Read more

Trump bombs again - and it's time to cancel this unreality show

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It was exactly one week ago that President Trump ordered the launch of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian airstrip last week and the punditocracy... Read more

Locked up for being poor: Can next Philly DA fix the bail mess?

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Joshua Glenn was 16 and facing some serious charges – and but he was determined to fight them. Sent away to Philadelphia’s notorious... Read more

'The corporation does not always have to win'

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The United Airlines debacle has become the incident that launched a million tweets -- and understandably so. In the age of cellphone videos... Read more

United, the Pulitzers and the 'de-accommodation' of America's poor

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There was kind of a sad sameness to a lot of the news today. There was a shooting at an elementary school in California. A corrupt and hypocritical... Read more