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Posted Sep 12, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Many Americans concerned about congressional inaction on global warming and its climate disruption consequences will gather in New York City on Sept. 21 for the People's Climate March. To be held in conjunction with the U.N. Climate Summit, this should be the largest climate action ever. Simultaneously, across the nation, many local solidarity events will also occur — several in Oregon.We can ensure, through our votes, that we elect...

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 10:02 AM

On a crisp fall evening in November 2008, President-elect Obama stood before a crowd of thousands in Chicago’s Grant Park and delivered his victory speech. The words, of course, have slipped away. What remains indelible are the...

Posted Aug 25, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Dear Noah,Thank you for your email of August 20. I appreciate your thoughtful comments and your respectful tone, and I am always grateful when someone cares enough about our theater to take the time to write us with their passionate...

Updated Aug 25, 2014 at 9:08 AM

Dear Mr. Rauch,In 1983, when I was 8, my mother took me on a pilgrimage to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. The first thing I saw was Mark Murphey’s Hamlet. I was...

Posted Aug 19, 2014 at 11:01 PM

One of the wonderful things about Ashland is that we suffer no shortage of citizen engagement. This stands in sharp contrast to most other communities that struggle to get citizens involved in city government. In...

Posted Jul 26, 2014 at 2:00 AM

If you are following the trailers now being previewed regarding the 2014 mid-term elections, you might be experiencing some cognitive dissonance (CD), meaning you are often confronted with policy proposals and statements by the Republicans that can...

Posted Jul 9, 2014 at 2:00 AM

The personally marked off spaces before the Fourth of July parade highlighted a concern for me about what is happening in Ashland, which is a greater trend around the country and world. We are watching our public space being grabbed up, put off...

Posted Jun 21, 2014 at 2:00 AM

For so many reasons, watching Iraq descend into chaos is profoundly disheartening. Iraq is today and always has been a Gordian knot that cannot be unraveled. To believe that democracy can be imposed on this ancient, Byzantine place (others have...

Updated May 27, 2014 at 9:45 AM

It's been a tough year: troublesome children, irresponsible parents, snow in early December, radical detours around the plaza for filming, ubiquitous bad drivers, the road diet. So yes, it's been a wild ride. I've been driving bus for 16 years, this...

Posted May 24, 2014 at 2:00 AM

In the middle of a northern Nigerian night, on April 14, an Islamic terror group called Boko Haram kidnapped 300 schoolgirls, ages 15-18. Taken from their dormitory, they were loaded onto vans and buses and driven away from their high school (which...

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