Don’t transform space into a realm of human conflict

One of humanity’s greatest achievements was to go from a teetering aircraft at Kitty Hawk to a man on the moon in just a few decades. For most of that time and since, space has been a place of exploration, wonder, and yes, the serious and expensive nationalistic space race. Not war.

Health centers need our support

Imagine having nowhere to sleep tonight. Every shelter in your neighborhood is full, and you have nowhere else to turn. You’re left on the street, wondering where you’ll get your next meal, your next hot shower or even prescription refill to manage your blood pressure.

Now the Trump administration wants to target legal immigrants?

One of the most popular refrains of President Donald Trump’s candidacy and subsequent rallies has been to “build the wall.” Coupled with his frequent warnings about MS-13 gangs, he claimed his administration’s focus was on the “drug dealers, criminals and rapists” who were illegally entering the country.

It’s a dog-eat-dog White House

WASHINGTON — No sooner had I ordered the 2011 book “Less Than Human” for a late-summer read than President Donald Trump called Omarosa Manigault Newman a “dog” and a “lowlife.” Those two slurs fit nicely into author David Livingstone Smith’s philosophical study of man’s capacity to inflict cruelty by first dehumanizing the “other.”

Trump’s trust-free White House

With the news that former celebrity White House staffer Omarosa Manigault-Newman apparently taped Donald Trump during his presidency, anti-Trump Republican campaign professional Liz Mair wants to know why people close to Trump keep taping him.

Go, Canada. Saudis, back off

When it comes to thin-skinned, autocratic, and self-destructive leaders who overreact to Twitter, who comes to mind? Did you say Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the day-to-day leader of that nation?