Guest Writers

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Busting Three Big Myths About Homelessness

As a young psychologist in the 1980s who had researched treatment of the mentally ill, I was concerned by many reports suggesting that the growing number of homeless people may be due to deinstitutionalization.   Opinion Paul Toro ...

Et Tu, George Will? A Debate on Abandoning the GOP

For more than four decades, George Will represented the voice of conservative thought, through his Washington Post column and television appearances. But, the tenure of Donald Trump in the White House may have ...

Humane Enforcement of U.S. Border Laws is Possible

The Trump administration's reversal of its family separation policy for immigrants crossing the border illegally is less than meets the eye, according to a June 22 opinion published in the New York Times. — Sonia Nazario "On Wednesday, Presid...
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America’s Real Problem? Not Enough Immigrants.

Bret Stephens, an opinion columnist for The New York Times, writes that America's real immigration problem "is that we don’t have enough immigrants." That, of course, is contrary to what President Donald Tru...
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Immigration Raids Can Rip Apart Communities

U.S. immigration agents raided an Ohio gardening company on June 5, arresting 114 suspected undocumented workers. This followed other large workplace raids, including a raid on a rural Tennessee meat-processing plant in April. The raids suggest the U.S. Dep...
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Little to Show for U.S. From North Korea Summit

SINGAPORE — The summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un wound up in a victory of style and image over real substance. Trump, hours after his historic meeting with Kim, defended the vague final declaration in a show of bluff and bluster in whic...