Opinion Columns & Blogs

Ned Barnett

Democracy, you miss it when it’s gone

Along with the N.C. legislature’s gerrymandering, the weight of Donald Trump as president and the recklessness of the Republican-controlled Congress on health care is crushing the sense that the American political system is still representative.

Jim Jenkins

Memorial Day brings names in stone – and in memory

Every year on Memorial Day, the little pilgrimages are made – by thousands, probably tens of thousands, perhaps more. They are the survivors, the ones who live to mark the sacrifices of fathers, mothers, grandfathers and the greats and great-greats. The ones who died in uniform – America’s uniform, or yes, in some cases, the Confederacy’s or the Union’s uniform.

Videos

Seth Meyers takes some shots at NC political power grab

NBC Late-night television host Seth Meyers pokes fun at the recent power grab and resulting protests at the North Carolina General Assembly.
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Seth Meyers takes some shots at NC political power grab 8:01

Seth Meyers takes some shots at NC political power grab

How will history remember Fidel Castro? 4:44

How will history remember Fidel Castro?

Triangle residents speak out on NCAA HB2 decision 7:44

Triangle residents speak out on NCAA HB2 decision

Roy Cooper talks about why he wants to be governor 2:10

Roy Cooper talks about why he wants to be governor