Opinion

DEBATE OF THE WEEK
Has WW3 Already Started?
By Jason Fields

WW3 Has Already Started

By Jason Nichols

We Are Far From WW3

Unseal the Mar-a-Lago Search Affidavit—But Redact It, Too

Under the First Amendment, there is a strong presumption in favor of transparency and public availability of important documents. This presumption is rebuttable upon a showing of good cause. The showing cannot be a general claim that investigations should be protected; it must specifically point out names, words, and sentences whose unsealing would pose a significant danger.

Top Ukrainian Official: Western Weapons Are in Safe Hands

After Sept. 11, 2001, the United States and its allies and partners funneled hundreds of billions of dollars' worth of military equipment to Afghanistan and Iraq. Unfortunately, some of this assistance ended up in enemy hands. This will never happen in Ukraine.

The Republic of Fatwas

Khomeini has been dead since 1989, but his fatwa against Salman Rushdie is not.

China Keeps Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud on Taiwan

China recently issued a white paper showcasing two of its policies on Taiwan. First, the CCP claims that it will embark on a "peaceful reunification" of Taiwan with the mainland, and secondly, once "re-unified," Taiwan would be governed under a benevolent "One Country, Two Systems" model. But history and the white paper itself expose both policies as complete frauds.

We Can Make the Super Rich Pay Their Fair Share

Billionaires have expanded their fortunes tremendously since the pandemic began. Here in Tennessee, the state's 10 billionaires grew $21 billion, or 85 percent, richer over the first two years of the pandemic.

Watch Out! Here Comes the Climate Deal's Other Shoe.

Climate and environmental justice advocates see a dark cloud on the horizon. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer has announced that, as part of the deal to secure Senate passage of the IRA, he agreed to a second bill, misleadingly referred to as a "permitting reform" package.

Why Are We Sleepwalking Away From the One China Policy?

Comments and actions by both President Biden and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi raised serious questions about U.S. commitment to the One China policy, a shift that would have enormous ramifications for U.S. national security and economic interests.

Visa Bans on Russians Are Sanctions of Spite

One can hope that Ukraine will win and support policies which will help accomplish that goal while also recognizing that things like visa bans only serve to hurt those who have no power anyway.

A Christian Nationalist Court Is Strangling Us

Week after week, we're confronted with the horrifying consequences of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. It's no surprise that Americans are losing faith in the court as an institution.

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