Guest Writers

Old and Dangerous Hatred of Muslims By Burma Buddhists

News Analysis By Michael Jerryson In a recent interview with a Guardian journalist, the Burmese monk U Rarzar expressed his country’s rationale for fearing and repressing its Muslim minority. “ Ma Ba Tha is protecting people from terrorists like ISIS,” U...

Read This and You Will Better Understand Russia

Opinion by Greg Carleton If you want to understand Russia better, think of war. But not the one in eastern Ukraine or the frightening possibility of a conflict with NATO. Go back instead to Russia’s 19...
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Opinion: A Better Way to Thank Veterans

Opinion Col. David Sutherland, U.S. Army (retired) While a nice sentiment, let’s change the conversation from “thank you for your service” to something more meaningful. The discussion may take less time tha...

On Reformation Day, is Martin Luther a Civil Rights Leader?

Opinion by Pastor Mark Schewe Pastor Mark Schewe of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Clovis. Happy Reformation 500! It’s amazing, historically, that the memory and influence of a man could be felt so strongly 500 years later. As the year 2000 approach...