COMMENTARY: What would Martin Luther King Jr. say today?

Every year, Americans go through the January ritual of honoring Martin Luther King Jr., our secular civil rights saint and martyr. Marches and parades...

COMMENTARY: A long-term forecast for the US economy

From M. Ray Perryman, a member of our board of contributors: The United States economy is expected to see long-term expansion. How well we deal with challenges and make the most of competitive advantages will determine the pattern, but the overall outlook is decidedly positive.

COMMENTARY: This is not your father’s Congress

  When I arrived on Capitol Hill in the summer of 1983 for my internship with a House member, I had never stepped foot in...

COMMENTARY: If you want to see what failed U.S. immigration policy looks like, visit...

The invaders awoke in Tijuana slowly and fitfully Monday morning, amid coughs and soft murmurs and the voices of excitable children. I had arrived...

COMMENTARY: What if Democrats have to impeach the president?

COMMENTARY | Francis Wilkinson Nancy Pelosi does not want to impeach President Donald Trump. The House Democratic leader, and likely next speaker of the House,...

COMMENTARY: Caravan crisis at the border: it’s complicated

Hola from the front row of the caravan crisis. The U.S.-Mexico border is just 17 miles from America’s Finest City. So here are 17...

COMMENTARY: Young people want our democracy to change; politicians should listen

COMMENTARY | Lindsay Lloyd Elected officials headed to Capitol Hill and statehouses can learn plenty from the students I recently was privileged to speak with...

COMMENTARY: Two numbers explain why Trump won’t sanction Saudi Arabia

COMMENTARY | Thomas L. Knapp “We may never know all of the facts surrounding the murder of Mr. Jamal Khashoggi,” President Donald Trump told the...

COMMENTARY: A group of conservative lawyers is calling out Trump’s view of the law

COMMENTARY | John Baer The annual convention last weekend in Washington of the conservative Federalist Society — also known as President Donald Trump’s sole-source supplier...

COMMENTARY: To lessen climate change, educate the public

COMMENTARY | Vinod Thomas As extreme weather strikes with greater frequency and ferocity — especially on the East and West coasts of the U.S. —...