Opinions

OPINION: Social justice in the age of Trump

For many of us, even the words are hard to say: “President Trump.” … Full Article

OPINION: Presidential Apprentice

Two months before joining the government in an entry-level position, President-elect Donald Trump has been learning the ropes and is busier than a bartender ten minutes before midnight at a Times Square Applebee’s on New Year’s Eve. … Full Article

OPINION: Is Trump set to redefine how press & presidency engage?

One probable outcome of the Donald Trump administration already seems clear: it’s likely to redefine the relationship between the press and the U.S. presidency. … Full Article

OPINION: Sea ice hits record low; why is that a big deal?

Sea ice, which forms and melts annually, has declined more than 30 percent in the past 25 years. … Full Article

OPINION: In blue cities, new resolve to address hate crimes

Harmann Singh, a Sikh and first year student at Harvard Law School, was shopping in Cambridge, Massachusetts last week when a stranger called him “a [expletive] Muslim.” … Full Article

OPINION: How Trump’s immigration stances could affect the tech industry

Since declaring his candidacy last June, President-elect Donald Trump's promise to build a border wall on Mexico's dime has become one of the rallying cries of his campaign, drawing cheers from some crowds and boos from others.  … Full Article

OPINION: Schumer is Democrats' last 'emergency brake' on Donald Trump

Sen. Charles Schumer sometimes bursts out in song among his fellow Democrats  serenading them with excerpts from the Broadway hip-hop musical, Hamilton. … Full Article

OPINION: Great American Smokeout, a day of dialogue, compassion and encouragement in Brooklyn

I am a 19-year-old college sophomore at St. Francis College who was born and raised in New York City. Seeing cigarette smoke on just about every block that I walk down has always been the norm here. Now, do I like cigarettes or the smell of tobacco? Of course not. … Full Article

OPINION: Recent Coney Island-area growth means new transit initiatives are needed

Without a doubt, Coney Island, Brighton Beach and Sheepshead Bay are major tourist attractions in southern Brooklyn.  … Full Article

OPINION: On energy thinking, a narrowing gap?

Where you stand on climate change depends largely on where you sit. If you sit on the Pacific island chain of Kiribati or on the coastal regions of Florida or the Carolinas, you regularly watch the ocean batter the shoreline and wash over roads and fields. … Full Article

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