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Rep. Vick: Who is causing rate increases?

September 5, 2021, 6:01am Columns

If you’ve noticed any of your insurance bills have gone up, you’re not alone. If you haven’t seen such an increase, you probably will the next time your insurance policies renew. Some have seen rates increase by hundreds of dollars per year, even though their coverage hasn’t increased, and they… Read story

Pitts: We must take radical right’s threats seriously

September 3, 2021, 6:01am Columns

It’s been five years since I first speculated in this space about the end of American democracy. Read story

Harrop: There’s a price to be paid for remote work

September 2, 2021, 6:01am Columns

The surge in COVID-19 cases has prompted many companies to put off planned office reopenings, a delay that will undoubtedly be temporary. Read story

Camden: Recounts show elections secure

September 1, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Some Republican legislators seem to want the American election process to be drawn, quartered and a head stuck on a pike outside the Capitol for a period before the whole body politic is sewn back together and reanimated. Read story

Estrich: Trump, Taliban and Twitter

August 30, 2021, 6:01am Columns

If there is one iconic photograph that defines World War II, it is the picture of six marines planting the United States flag atop Mount Suribachi in the last stages of the fighting. Read story

Pitts: Ignoring experience costly to COVID deniers

August 30, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Many years ago, one of my sons came to me, excited about a promotional offer from some bank. I no longer remember the offer or the bank, but I do remember telling him not to fall for it; I had accepted a similar offer years before, and it cost me… Read story

Harop: DeSantis’ stance doesn’t add up

August 30, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Beyond the human price of COVID-19 is the financial toll of treating the sick. Back in the day, conservatives touted fiscal responsibility — that is, keeping the cost of government in check. Read story

Dudley: Facebook ‘transparency’ lacking

August 30, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Facebook’s new “content transparency report” is full of intriguing tidbits but sheds little light on problems the social-media giant is causing for society and the news industry. Read story

Jayne: Metric system measures up

August 29, 2021, 6:02am Columns

We’ll blame Thomas Jefferson. Oh, not entirely; there are more than 200 years’ worth of criticism to dole out. Read story

Other Papers Say: Farmworker protections lag

August 29, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Another scorching August day reached triple-digit temperatures in the Yakima Valley recently. Inside the towering rows of hop orchards, high humidity and little shade made the already stifling conditions feel worse. Read story