Lessons for Democrats from ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

Lessons for Democrats from ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

Southern Appalachia isn’t the only region of the country where decent-paying jobs have all but disappeared and adults have lost hope.

JCC’S, cemeteries, and a president’s angry rants

We don’t know who is committing this terrorism. But we certainly know who has made hate’s expression acceptable.

A letter to our readers

This is a time of profound change in American media. And it comes at a time of major challenges for the people and institutions we serve and report on.

Trump’s fact-free nation and democracy’s future

To some Americans, facts don’t matter. And the president is turning the public’s distrust of the media into a personal weapon.

Politics, violence, and the city’s mayoral race

Violence is not a problem of policing. It’s a terrible, complicated societal problem, and police cannot solve it.

There’s no ‘quit’ in him: remembering Tom Frey

In one respect, Tom Frey has been out of the public eye for decades. He left his last government position in December 1991, after failing to win a second term as Monroe County Executive.

The risks we face in the next race for mayor

The last thing this community needs right now is major division among Rochester Democrats. But the division is there.

Trump turns nativist rants into dangerous, live action

If we had any doubts before, now we know: Donald Trump plans to do exactly what he promised.

For the next four years: watch, protest, and heal

Each of us has to take responsibility for change. Saturday’s marches have to be the beginning, not the end.


  • Re: JCC’S, cemeteries, and a president’s angry rants

    • As we experience this unprecedented rise in anti-Semitism, a full-on assault on the truth and…

    • on March 21, 2017
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    • Sam I read it , the difference being that I understood it and apparently you…

    • on March 18, 2017
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