Jay Evensen: Think the U.S. should cut foreign aid? Think again
The story that never seems to penetrate the nation’s collective knowledge is that the world now has disease and preventable childhood deaths on the run in Third World countries.
George Will: The steep cost of cheap speech
After a season of dangerous talk about responding to idiotic talk by abridging First Amendment protections, Americans should consider how, if at all, to respond to "cheap speech."
Op-ed: A letter to the Utah delegation from the Peace and Justice Studies Committee at Utah Valley University
The actions you take now will tell us volumes about who are we are as Utahns and what you stand for. Make it so that all children and young people can work, go to school and dream the dreams that are only possible when a future is secure.
Op-ed: Medicare proposal puts Utah patients at risk
Proposed changes to the way federal centers pay home health providers threaten to disrupt access to care for tens of thousands of home health beneficiaries in Utah. Fortunately, there is still time to make a change.
Arthur Cyr: Why the UN endures
President Donald Trump directed harsh criticism and disdain at the U.N. during the 2016 presidential campaign. However, there is no suggestion of withdrawing from the U.N.
Kathleen Parker: Another political party? How about the New Center
New York City's annual gridlock festival, otherwise known as the United Nations General Assembly, is a proper metaphor for America's current state of affairs.
Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb: Huntsman’s new job, Trump’s speech and CMV initiative
Both local issues and international affairs are important to Utah. We take a look at some of them.
Op-ed: This Hispanic Heritage Month, let's look past the kitsch and have a meaningful discussion
This past weekend I saw a few cars flying Mexican flags. Naturally, I was concerned that whatever brave soul dared to conspicuously celebrate Mexican Independence Day was courting danger.
George Will: New Vietnam documentary series provides a timely booster shot
Many Americans' moral vanity is expressed nowadays in their rage to disparage. So, the nation now needs an example of how to calmly assess episodes fraught with passion and sorrow.
Op-ed: Lobbyists win at the bail bond business
After our office refused to stop requesting cash bail, lobbyists for the bail bond companies shifted into high gear and sought out legislators to call in a favor.