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Bookman: Hysteria over ‘critical race theory’ is to deny bigotry still...

Prodded by Gov. Brian Kemp, the state Board of Education last week waded into the controversy over “critical race theory,” or more accurately, into...

Should we trust Twin Pines or GRP?

This post was updated 4:30 p.m. June 3 to clarify that Twin Pines and Georgia Renewable Power are owned by the same holding company,...

Memorial Day memories: courage of war correspondents allowed tales of soldier...

I never fought in the Vietnam War. I joined United Press International, a worldwide wire service, in 1975 at the end of that conflict....

Bookman: Making Hice state election chief like handing safe keys to...

Jody Hice poses a test of character and patriotism for Georgia Republicans. It’s a test that many of those voters proudly insist they will...

Broadband internet expansion no silver bullet for rural Georgia

Four years ago, I spoke to the opening day session of the House Rural Development Council about my research into the alarming decline of...

Remote work, rural broadband can remake Georgia’s economy

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic recedes, its legacy of more flexible remote working arrangements will remain.  80% of CEOs expect to allow employees to...

Bookman: Floodgates swing open for special-interest money during session

Let me introduce you to Jeff Mullis, chair of the Rules Committee in the Georgia state Senate and one of the most powerful people...

Commentary: All-$tar Game fuzzy math

Why do so many seemingly reasonable people repeat the can’t-be-true claim that Major League Baseball cost Georgia businesses $100 million by moving its 2021...

Bookman: Carr chooses truth-telling over Republican’s Trump tribalism

Last week, Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr resigned as chair of the Republican Attorneys General Association, explaining that he had fundamental and irresolvable differences...

Bookman: GOP uses government power to cancel First Amendment

Last month, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian took the bold step of daring to criticize the actions of the Georgia General Assembly. As...
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