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Harrop: Let Medicare negotiate prices

October 14, 2021, 6:01am Columns

There’s a drug war on TV. It has nothing to do with cocaine or heroin but does involve an addiction — the pharmaceutical industry’s compulsion to charge Americans an average 3.4 times more for brand-name drugs than people in other countries pay. Step 1 in the rehab program is to… Read story

Camden: Eastern Washington dials into 21st century

October 13, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Eastern Washington is about to move into a phase of the 21st century that was inevitable, but is also a pain in the patootie. Read story

Pitts: Right doesn’t need media to demean itself

October 12, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Dear Mike Pence: Read story

Other Papers Say: Denial is bad debt ceiling policy

October 11, 2021, 6:01am Columns

All the back and forth between Democrats and Republicans over raising the federal debt limit — as the Oct. 18 default date loomed — has been exhausting. Though lawmakers struck a short-term deal Thursday, avoiding a government shutdown, the bickering is likely to start up again two months down the… Read story

Rubin: Pandora Papers focus on corruption abroad, but what about thieving here?

October 11, 2021, 6:01am Columns

My first reaction when I read the secret details from the Pandora Papers about how the world’s rich hide their assets was: What else is new? Read story

Dudley: Canada saving its free press

October 11, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Canada is showing the U.S. how it’s done when it comes to saving local news reporting that’s essential to democracy. Read story

Schram: Good news gets the greenlight

October 11, 2021, 6:01am Columns

We are reporting once again from the intersection of the news media, policy and politics. From here, we can see how and why government really works — and mainly how and why it too often fails to work the way it should. Read story

Jayne: Society changing for young men

October 10, 2021, 6:02am Columns

This past summer, before heading off for his freshman year of college, my 18-year-old son worked for a roofing company. It is hot, grimy, physically demanding work, as you might imagine. It is the kind of hard work that reinforces the dignity of working hard. Read story

Pitts: It’s unlikely Facebook can be fixed

October 10, 2021, 6:01am Columns

Maybe Facebook can’t be fixed. Read story

Estrich: How will we live together?

October 10, 2021, 6:01am Columns

And Then We All Watched Walter Cronkite . . . Read story