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Posted Sep 19, 2014 at 11:01 PM

The water is warmingLegend suggests that frogs will swim with blissful ignorance in a warming pot until cooked. Humans shouldn't exhibit the same behavior even if half our population (those born after 1985) have only known a warming world. But when we ignore the warnings of climate scientists around the world that is just what we are doing. However, if we used our brains:We would stop feeding the global warming fire with continued fossil fuel...

Posted Sep 19, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Unless you’ve lived here a long time, you may not know that Ashland is a Nuclear Free Zone. Although a relative newcomer (2009), I know it because Peace House, to which I devote much attention, was founded...

Posted Sep 18, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Ashland's conflicted relationship with the homeless people who congregate downtown is exemplified by the discussion surrounding the fountain and planter in front of the Black Swan Theatre. While the city has tried several approaches to dealing...

Posted Sep 18, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Author Evangeline Wilkes once wrote: “On the sands of hesitation lay the bones of countless millions who, at the dawn of victory, sat down to wait, and waiting — died.”There is...

Posted Sep 18, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Nearly 50 years ago when Los Angeles Police Chief Daryl Gates organized the nation’s first special weapons and tactics team (SWAT), nobody envisioned that most police departments — large and small — across the country...

Posted Sep 17, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Many Ashland residents are viewing the tragic destruction of Weed, Calif., just a short drive to the south, with a sense of trepidation. They know that what happened there could happen here.It almost did in 2010, when the Oak Knoll fire...

Posted Sep 17, 2014 at 11:01 PM

I have been active in the Rogue Valley on numerous social justice issues for decades, always with a focus on making our community a better place for working people and our political system a bit more open for...

Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 1:55 PM

Someone at Urban Outfitters thought it would be — cool? Really? — to offer a faux-vintage Kent State University sweatshirt, replete with fake blood stains, an obvious reference to the fatal shootings that occurred there in...

Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 11:44 AM

Dave Granlund on troops in Iraq.

Updated Sep 17, 2014 at 8:04 AM

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is clearly taking the high road in her mission to further expose the mistreatment of women in the workplace.In Gillibrand’s book “Off The Sidelines,” she gives an account...

Posted Sep 16, 2014 at 11:01 PM

Ignore negative adsWhat is with the negative TV ads about Sen. Jeff Merkley? The ads are just about making the Ssenator look bad.And why would anyone vote for the opposition who has...

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