Recent Articles by Jay Evensen
Published: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 2:52 pm MST
The Third World is on the verge of completely eliminating preventable childhood deaths because of the widespread dissemination of vaccines, while the U.S. is on the verge of embracing disease again.
Published: Tuesday, February 9, 2016 4:00 pm MST
Those who think we have progressed since the 1950s, when even the mention of sexual intimacy in public would generate uncomfortable giggles, are wrong. The difference today is that the giggles have turned into ...
Published: Sunday, February 7, 2016 6:00 pm MST
A lighthearted look at news of the day. Finally, we now know the identities of the dastardly 1 percent that Bernie Sanders keeps going on about. It’s all those Iowans who made up the difference between hi...
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 5:10 pm MST
It’s time to stare out the window awhile and wonder at the passing parade of issues
Published: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 3:51 pm MST
As near as I can tell, it’s not that we believe people ought to drive dangerously fast. It’s a fairness thing. Or maybe it's just that we all do it.
Published: Friday, January 29, 2016 1:24 pm MST
A lighthearted look at news of the day.
Published: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 3:49 pm MST
Good times have obscured the tax hikes lawmakers enacted last year, but you can't always count on timing.
Published: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 8:44 pm MST
If you’re keeping score, we have in recent days seen the gamut of strategies for solving Western land-use issues, from brute force to legal process to an attempt at epic compromise. All appear futile.
Published: Sunday, January 24, 2016 6:00 pm MST
A lighthearted look at news of the day. Utah Reps. Rob Bishop and Jason Chaffetz unveiled a compromise plan last week to end all the fighting over public lands in the state.
Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2016 5:29 pm MST
Are we, as Time Stanley wrote in The Telegraph this week, becoming a society “increasingly obsessed with making life as perfect as possible ”?