Robert Koehler: The current system acknowledges only the state’s interest when a crime occurs, and that “interest” is a sheer, bureaucratic abstraction, a predetermined doling out of tit for tat. However, a community’s interest is real and vital.
It’s time to rescue the Gay Pride celebration from West Hollywood where it has been taken hostage-for-profit by the City and its business interests.
The re-election of President Rouhani shows that Iranians want a more open society and normal relations with the world. Why, then, did President Trump declare that Iran should be isolated until its regime is changed?
Treva Brandon Scharf: You’d think bleak thoughts and fearing the worst would be counterproductive when it comes to health and wellness, but as studies show, negative thinking can work in your favor.