Columnists

The sunny side of greed

In the dire prophecies of science-fiction writers and the fevered warnings of left-wing activists, big corporations will soon rule the earth — or already do. Fine with me. They’ve been great on the issue of the Confederate battle flag. Almost immediately after the fatal shooting of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, several prominent...

Northwest Voices

Gay marriage: Federal ruling shortcuts the process toward equality

As a staunch supporter of gay marriage and gay rights in general, I disagree with the recent Supreme Court ruling . The constitutionally correct path for affirmation is through the states, and that course of action was progressing at relative breakneck speed. By shortcutting the process, the court has stolen the voice of citizens in...