Opinion

Op-Ed

Rediscovering America: A Quiz on the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Fifty years ago, one of America’s key civil rights leaders — the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — was assassinated outside the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn. As we honor King’s legacy on the Jan. 15 federal holiday, the quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio, provides an opportunity to test your knowledge of the civil rights leader.

Op-Ed

And the award goes to ...

As I sit here on pins and needles – PINS AND NEEDLES Y’ALL! – awaiting the release of Donald Trump’s nominations for the “most dishonest and corrupt news media awards” he just invented in his big orange noggin, I imagine this is how Meryl Streep feels every year.

Letters to the Editor

1/14 Letters: Jordan lake must be protected

“It’s time for state to fix Jordan Lake” (Jan. 3) spoke to an essential issue. A book entitled “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes” tells how these great bodies of water (20 percent of the earth’s fresh water) have been affected by many attacks from natural elements brought in from the Erie Canal and the St. Lawrence Seaway and how local citizens and scientists have struggled to restrict these enemies.

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How democracies perish

Everybody agrees society is in a bad way, but what exactly is the main cause of the badness? Some people emphasize economic issues: The simultaneous concentration of wealth at the top and the stagnation in the middle has delegitimized the system. People like me emphasize cultural issues: If you have 60 years of radical individualism and ruthless meritocracy, you’re going to end up with a society that is atomized, distrustful and divided.

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