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Letters to the Editor: Do research the right way — by cracking open actual books
Sometimes, the only way to do highly specialized research is to pore over printed books rather than type a few search words.
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Heffernan: The GOP hivemind keeps it doubling down on its biggest loser
Dumping Liz Cheney is throwing good resources after bad for the sake of twice-impeached, one-term Donald Trump, the most disgraced and disliked president in history.
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Editorial: Too many unfilled jobs? Lower employment barriers, not unemployment benefits
Some states are rejecting the extra unemployment benefits the federal government has been providing since early in the pandemic, saying the money is encouraging people to stay idle. That's needlessly draconian.
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Letters to the Editor: Striking similarities in tragic tales from the 1918 flu pandemic
Readers share their families' stories from the 1918 pandemic after reading Mitchell Landsberg's piece on his late grandfather.
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Goldberg: Remember the Freedom Riders — and how police and the FBI colluded in the attacks against them
In May 1961, civil rights activists were brutally beaten by white men in Birmingham, Ala. The complicity ran deep.
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Editorial: Time to trash your face mask? Not so fast
The CDC's new guidance doesn't supersede state and local orders. Moreover, how do we know who's been jabbed?
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Opinion: To be consistent, McCarthy must tell Trump to stop questioning the election
The House minority leader's assertion is contradicted by Trump
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Letters to the Editor: There's no hope that the Israeli-Palestinian cycle of violence will end
The eviction of Palestinians, a dispute over land, the exchange of deadly attacks — this feels very familiar, and it's not likely to stop soon.
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Editorial: Gascon's reform vision comes to the Supreme Court
Just as it was wrong for judicial powers to be reallocated to prosecutors in the "tough on crime" era, it is wrong for judges to usurp powers properly in the prosecutor's ambit – what crimes to charge, and what punishments to seek.
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Editorial: California's independent redistricting commission is dangerously close to failing its basic task
Opponents of voting reform are dying for California's experiment to stumble so they can use it as an excuse to retain the undemocratic process in their states of having politicians draw their own districts.
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Letters to the Editor: Why California should welcome the end of unsustainable growth
Less traffic, cleaner air, less water scarcity and all the other reasons why California's declining population is a good thing.
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Column: Want to see the big lie die? Take it to court
Trump's big lie isn't being offered up as a legal defense. The courts are serving their role as a social institution where the truth will out.
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Letters to the Editor: Some landlords are determined to evict. This is how Newsom can help renters
Gov. Gavin Newsom's rental relief and stimulus program will help a lot, but as a tenants rights advocate explains, not all renters can access help.
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Editorial: The two-state solution was nearly given up for dead. But it's still the best option
The current violence reflects a stalled 'peace process.'
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Op-Ed: Trump's place in history? He is the supreme American demagogue
Trump's methods aren't unique — they mirror those used by other demagogues — but he has deployed all of them in the presidency.
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Editorial: The NRA keeps shooting itself in the foot
A judge tossed out the NRA's petition for protection from a N.Y. lawsuit seeking its dissolution. Ending the NRA may be the best thing for gun owners.
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Letters to the Editor: Dear Republican Party: You lie, you're anti-democray, so I quit
A reader who identifies as a lifelong Republican shares the letter he sent to party leadership over the way Liz Cheney has been treated.
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Column: Why did the U.S. put Ahmad Chebli on its no-fly list? He deserves to know, and so do we
When the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security blacklist people from traveling by air, those people deserve a meaningful opportunity to challenge the decision.
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Op-Ed: Liz Cheney's ouster proves the GOP is now entirely built on lies
If we saw a political faction in another country repudiate a free election as the GOP is doing right now, American diplomats would be calling out that crime.
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