Commentary

Teachers are on COVID-19 front lines, let them tell us what’s...

In this moment, more than at any other time, it is non-negotiable that leaders of Georgia’s public schools operate with transparency. Georgia’s State School Superintendent...

Bookman: School teachers, parents inherit the wind of virus apathy

“My view is the schools should open,” President Trump said on Fox News Wednesday. “This thing is going away, it will go away like...

Young Black Americans not sold on Biden, the Democrats or voting

Most political analysts define “swing voters” as those who swing their support from one party to the other between election cycles – determining winners...

Trump doesn’t seriously want to delay the election, just deligitimize it

Abe Lincoln didn’t do it. And he was busy trying to hold the Union together. FDR didn’t do it. And he was leading the nation...

Yale study: COVID jobless benefits didn’t stop people from seeking work

As Congress gears up to debate the new, Republican-authored COVID-19 relief package, you’re going to hear a lot of debate over whether the existing $600/weekly enhanced...

Bookman: ‘If you don’t stop the pandemic, the economy will fail’

On Tuesday, the state of Georgia reported an additional 3,413 cases of the novel coronavirus.  Is that a lot? It sounds like a lot, but...

Bookman: History might prove harsh judge of Kemp’s pandemic response

We are reaping what we have sown. Just six weeks ago, President Trump was pushing Republican governors in states such as Georgia, Florida, Arizona, and...

DACA Recipients Are Essential To Georgia’s Economy

The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is a major victory for thousands of young...

First Amendment rights spark justice and seed change in Georgia

Georgia’s new hate crimes law is welcome and long overdue. But as the headlines marked this historic moment last week, I kept thinking about...

Bookman: We could be witnessing the deciding battle of the culture...

We are living through history, through a tumultuous time in which change accelerates, the once-solid becomes fluid and no one has any real idea...
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