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[Kim Seong-kon] Big dreams for future, not for unchangeable past

In human history, dreamers have sometimes met their end at the hands of assassins. Whether real people or fictional characters, dreamers are doomed to be eliminated or banished because they do not fi...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:45

[Lee Jae-min] Divided and adrift

So many of us have heard too many times for so long that it’s the politics that is a drag on Korea’s future. Hard working people, the educated workforce and innovative businesspeople have worked a ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:42

[Other View] A 'bad bank' could be good for Europe

Some European regulators have come up with a viable plan to alleviate the region’s chronic financial paralysis. If only European politicians, particularly in Germany, would listen. The European Unio...

Updated : 2017.03.07 17:40

[Albert R. Hunt] Trump, Russia and Watergate veteran’s deja vu

Here are two cardinal Washington rules. When a politician declares that something is “much ado about nothing,” it’s about something. And when politicians lie, it’s because they’re trying to hide...

Updated : 2017.03.06 17:42

[Martin Schram] The making of a presidential president has begun

Pay no attention to that unpresidential man tweeting behind the curtain, almost every day, often before sunrise. His pathological defensiveness, juvenile bullying, taunting, name-calling, distorting ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 17:42

[Robert Park] Concerning inter- and intra-Korean reconciliation

I have been genuinely grieved and haunted by two suicides which took place in relation to the pro-impeachment and anti-impeachment movements. The most recent occurred on Jan. 28. A member of the ant...

Updated : 2017.03.06 17:42

[Other View] A good immigration deal should be humane

President Donald Trump has shown an exasperating ability to send mixed signals on important issues, few more exasperating or important than illegal immigration. The disconnect was on full display Tue...

Updated : 2017.03.06 17:42

[Ruth Colker] Anti-immigrant approach stokes hate, solves no pressing problems

Acting on the lurid demonization of immigrants as criminals that kicked off his campaign, President Donald Trump recently issued two anti-immigrant executive orders. As a result, a Mexican citizen ...

Updated : 2017.03.06 17:42

[Letter to the Editor] Teachers' recommendation letters

I write in response to the Feb. 26 article “Teacher letters become headache for all,” in which the author portrays a deceitful and deplorable college recommendation letter system replete with student...

Updated : 2017.03.06 17:42

[Clark Ross] Here's how Trump could 'Make America Great Again'

Donald Trump’s 2016 call to “Make America Great Again” suggested that the country’s economy is paling in comparison to prior times and can be reignited toward a renewed economic prosperity. In the sa...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:29

[Leonid Bershidsky] Putin invented this toxic ambassador game

As a new Russia-related scandal sweeps Washington, it’s impossible not to recall President Vladimir Putin’s efforts in 2012 to make meetings with the US ambassador to Moscow toxic. As Trump’s oppo...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:28

[Other View] Trump's proposed database is shameless propaganda

President Trump declared Tuesday night that “we must support the victims of crime,” which sounds like a sensible and humane notion. But Trump didn’t have all crime victims in mind, just a certain typ...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:27

[Justin Fendos] Immigration's dirty secret

The start to President Donald Trump’s administration has been nothing if not contentious. Nowhere has the friction been more obvious than in his push to remake US immigration policy. Trump’s position...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:26

[Ann Friedman] Fake news on the left

Last fall, as Native American protesters gathered at Standing Rock to stop the completion of the Dakota Access pipeline, several of my friends “checked in” at the protest on Facebook. They were nowhe...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:26

[John Kass] Trump, journalism galas and pithy ditties

President Donald Trump may have done American journalism a favor by refusing to attend next month’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. A huge favor. But in their typical “opposition party” pee...

Updated : 2017.03.05 17:25