Columns

COMMENTARY: How should Americans engage globally and responsibly?

August 16, 2019

By Lee H. Hamilton I've been struck recently by news coverage of climate change and humans' degradation of the planet. Two opposing themes keep appearing. One is the sense that, as individuals, there's little we can do; the forces are too large. The other ...

COMMENTARY: Examining the stats of sexual assault

August 16, 2019

By Manvir (Mick) Grewal Sr. Few acts are more heinous and devastating than sexual assault. Countless individuals fall victim to these acts and are unaware of the rights they have outside of criminal proceedings. It is time for all survivors to know the ...

COMMENTARY: Such a deal indeed for former MSU President Lou Anna Simon

August 16, 2019

By Bill Donohue Imagine the following scenario. A cardinal in the Catholic Church knows that for 20 years a priest in his archdiocese has sexually abused hundreds of young persons, yet he never once reported his crimes to the authorities. When this is disclosed ...

COMMENTARY: Keep your eyes open to prevent financial scams against seniors

August 16, 2019

By Nicolas Camargo While it is important to make sure our parents are well taken care of and healthy as they age, it is just as important to make sure that their financial affairs are in order. This also includes being on the lookout for and preventing ...

The Economic Blueprint: Will a 401(k) work in ­retirement? Proof is in the pudding

August 16, 2019

The proof is in the pudding. What does that even mean? If I’m searching for an answer, do I eat some delicious chocolaty pudding? No, it’s just one of those things people say without really knowing what it means or where it came from. Here’s ...

Requiem for conventional witness preparation

August 16, 2019

By Kenneth R. Berman BridgeTower Media Newswires   BOSTON, MA — Two recent court decisions — one from each coast — show why conventional witness preparation needs a warning label: Use at your own risk. The first one, the Qualcomm case, ...