Editorial: This SAT ‘adversity score’ merits a failing grade

Decisions about admission into college are based on a gamut of factors. Potentially among them: a student’s understanding of parabolas, periheli...

May 21st, 2019 |  


Editorial: The FDA is on a collision course with the courts over imported execution drugs

Editorial: The FDA is on a collision course with the courts over imported execution drugs

The Justice Department has added another level of confusion to the nation’s already muddled capital punishment system, advising the Food and Dru...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Our trillion-dollar problem deserves bipartisan attention

Editorial: Our trillion-dollar problem deserves bipartisan attention

Our nation is now staring at trillion-dollar annual deficits. The Congressional Budget Office in a report this month warned the nation once again that...

May 18th, 2019 |  



Latta right about ‘Equality Act’

Latta right about ‘Equality Act’

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed the Equality Act, a bill that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination in housing, the workpl...

May 18th, 2019 |  


Editorial: One way to end bickering about death penalty

The Supreme Court justices’ tempers are showing.In an unusual written exchange released Monday, conservative members of the court — divide...

May 17th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Tit-for-tat trade war with China escalates again

Editorial: Tit-for-tat trade war with China escalates again

China has been breaking trade rules and cheating its way to manufacturing dominance for well over a decade, despite efforts by a succession of U.S. pr...

May 14th, 2019 |  


Akron Beacon Journal: Social Security, Medicare issues real, solvable

Akron Beacon Journal: Social Security, Medicare issues real, solvable

The challenges facing the Social Security and Medicare Hospital Insurance trust funds are largely demographic, in the shape of an aging population. Co...

May 12th, 2019 |  


Akron Beacon Journal: First, support the learning of disadvantaged students

Akron Beacon Journal: First, support the learning of disadvantaged students

State Reps. Robert Cupp and John Patterson spent more than a year working on an overhaul of the school-funding formula. They were joined by a group of...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Trump’s economy: What’s working, and what’s still not

Editorial: Trump’s economy: What’s working, and what’s still not

For 27 months, the American job creation engine has performed well.This solid economy is Donald Trump’s economy.Trump, who as a private citizen ...

May 6th, 2019 |  


Local history shows one vote really does matter

Our guess is that you don’t like someone else making decisions for you.That’s why you need to get out and vote today.When voters stay home...

May 6th, 2019 updated: May 7th, 2019. |