Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

The quiet death of racial progress

Over the past few months, I’ve been trying to write a comforting column. The thesis was going to be that even though Donald Trump is doing his best to inflame racial division, we are still making gradual progress against racism and racial disparities.

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Is Europe awakening to the threat from Islam?

Much of Europe was asleep, or in denial, when the Nazis took power and began rebuilding their military in violation of the Versailles Treaty that brought World War I to an end. Now, after years of virtually unlimited migration from predominately North African and other Muslim regions, some European nations are awakening to what this could mean for their countries and are responding, hoping it’s not too late.

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Democratic socialism is Dem doom

A political novice who calls herself a “democratic socialist” wins an unexpected Democratic Party primary victory, and now political taxonomists are racing to explain just what the term means. Here’s my definition: political hemlock for the Democratic Party.

Gordon Ramsay transforms Fetch Bistro for makeover TV show

British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay came to Wichita last fall, to give the struggling dog-friendly restaurant, Fetch Bistro, a makeover for his TV show, "24 Hours to Hell and Back."