Before Warren, people thought of liberals and progressives as practically synonymous. After Warren, it was clear they were different, with different agendas and different national...
In addition to our staff columnists, The Seattle Times publishes a variety of syndicated columnists, representing a breadth of political thought and perspective. Below are recent syndicated columns published in The Times.
The striking thing about the right’s new focus on homelessness is that it’s hard to detect any concern about the plight of the homeless themselves....
The president has virtually no experienced diplomatic team to back him up.
Trump’s transparent hankering for a deal gives Tehran an opportunity to aggravate the crisis — all the better to extract favorable terms in a negotiation.
Social media enabled Hong Kong protests and now hobbles their success | Thomas L. Friedman / Syndicated columnist
When everyone has a digital megaphone, it is much harder for any leader to aggregate enough authority not just to build a coherent set of...
The Kavanaugh fight is over. But its unanswered questions need answers.
Democrats and health-care reform: How to get there from here | Jared Bernstein / Syndicated columnist
The goal is to allow Americans to access affordable, comprehensive coverage that's reliably there when they need it.
The essence of American democracy is that people who disagree, however profoundly, can set forth their views, let the democratic system under the Constitution settle...
Something is wrong when boldness itself is identified as a problem.
If we want to channel our outrage at the Epstein case in a productive way, we could: A) ramp up prosecution of pimps who traffic...
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