OPINION: Phones don't kill people, people kill people

Emotionally charged responses to the recent shooting in Parkland have demonstrated how polarized Americans are over gun control. Emails have poured in from people on both sides of the issue. … Full Article

OPINION: So long, foods of my childhood

The Wall Street Journal article made me both hungry and wistful. … Full Article

OPINION: After Hurricane Maria, a Catch-22 for Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on Sept. 20, 2017, devastated Puerto Rico, and has created a Catch-22. Puerto Ricans are fleeing the island in the thousands, bound mainly for Florida, New York and Illinois where family and friends will embrace them. … Full Article

OPINION: George Washington's history? It's complicated

“What do you mean that America's youth know little about George Washington, except that he was a slave owner?” … Full Article

OPINION: Youth deserve ability to make an informed decision about their future

Unfortunately, the growing divide between the military and society was apparent last week when a teacher’s inaccurate and misinformed statements about the quality of America’s armed forces made national headlines. … Full Article

OPINION: Why I don’t love Marty Golden, and why you shouldn’t, too

The following Opinion piece is by writer, journalist and Bay Ridge resident Ross Barkan. Barkan is a Democrat seeking to run against state Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-Southwest Brooklyn) in the November election. … Full Article

OPINION: Why I love Marty Golden, and why you should, too

“There would be virtually no film or television production in New York but for Marty Golden,” according to Steiner Studios Chairman Doug Steiner. “He helped create the production tax credit, and has carried it through the Senate from inception through each of its renewals and expansions. … Full Article

Brooklyn, the pioneer of electric bus service since the 1950s

In early January, the Brooklyn Eagle ran an article announcing that the city plans to introduce 10 new, all-electric buses as part of a pilot program. … Full Article

OPINION: A Valentine's Day victim of Victoria's Secret

As Valentine's Day approached this year, I was at a loss regarding how to surprise my wife with a gift that would truly show my love and appreciation to her for not smothering me in my sleep. … Full Article

OPINION: A tough look at American democracy

Throughout the course of human history, no population has been immune to the disorienting effects of internal strife. … Full Article


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