The left's tactics: Playing with fire

by Laura Hollis -- Having lost the election fair and square, Democrats are still seething. They apparently have decided to retaliate by attacking everything done by the new Republican administration. First, it more…

Progress in protecting pre-born Americans

by Laura Hollis -- Last weekend, women from all over the country descended on Washington, D.C., to protest newly inaugurated President Donald Trump. While Trump's alleged attitudes toward women (as exhibited by more…

7 steps toward repealing the national rancor

by Laura Hollis -- The hostility being displayed between Americans today is at a level that is frankly shocking. President-elect Donald Trump's imminent inauguration has his opponents in a fit of pique. more…

A coarsening culture? Don't blame Trump

by Laura Hollis -- Meryl Streep made headlines last Sunday when she lambasted President-elect Donald Trump in her acceptance speech for the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Globes. more…

Entertainment biz: Damaging to children

by Laura Hollis -- Last year seemed like an unusually bad one for celebrity deaths (though we're told that it wasn't really out of the ordinary). The one-two punch of the deaths more…

Stop it! 10 keys to restoring civility

by Laura Hollis -- We have just come off of the most acrimonious presidential election in modern memory. There are many distinctive aspects to the 2016 election: the first woman candidate for more…

'Disruptive innovation' in the news

by Laura Hollis -- Susan Glasser published a powerful piece for the Brookings Institution last week. Titled, "Covering politics in a 'post-truth' America," the essay reflects on the changes to journalism over more…

Democrats' epic fail in the states

by Laura Hollis -- In the aftermath of Hillary Clinton's loss and the Democrats' failure to regain control of either house of Congress, the focus has since shifted to how the Democratic more…

9 election blessings to give thanks for

by Laura Hollis -- As unconventional, contentious and divisive as this election as been, there are nevertheless things one can find for which to be thankful. Here a just a few. 1) more…