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1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
Spark Therapeutics recently launched a pioneering new drug that can improve the vision of patients with a rare hereditary form of vision loss. That’s not the only thing pioneering about this drug, called Luxturna. Its price is, too. Spark announced...
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
Not much change
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
WASHINGTON — After visiting Tehran in 2013, I wrote that the Iranian capital seemed suspended somewhere between Pyongyang and Los Angeles. We’ve seen this past week how passionately Iranians want the latter, not the former — as they denounced their...
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
The world as seen by cartoonist Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-Tribune.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
WASHINGTON — New year. Same old president.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
To TV watchers in Chicago, the frustration with most dramas that take place there is how poorly they represent the city, particularly the preoccupation with violence, which crowds out other storytelling, and the geographical sloppiness, which drives...
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
The federal Wilderness Act of 1964 was not vague about its intent: to protect significant and as-yet unspoiled land and wildlife habitat from the ravages of “an increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization.”...
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
WASHINGTON — Today’s political discord is less durable and dangerous than a consensus, one that unites the political class more than ideology divides it. The consensus is that, year in and year out, in good times and bad, Americans should be given...
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
Death with dignity
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
As the #MeToo movement unearthed myriad accounts of sexual assaults and unwanted advances, several of the accused — from Harvey Weinstein to Charlie Rose — said they thought the encounters were consensual.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
The world as seen by cartoonist Tom Stiglich, Creators.com.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
Access for all
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
The world as seen by cartoonist Ken Catalino, Creators.com.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
Every city has a story. Chicago’s is tough and tender. Gangster and Midwestern. Violent and benevolent.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
In December, the FCC repealed “net neutrality” — a policy that allows equitable access to content on the Internet — in a 3-2 vote along party lines. While there are stakeholders who think the end of net neutrality will result in an online...
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
As anyone knows who has thought about the subject for more than a minute, there’s nothing new about sexual harassment. Women (and to a lesser degree, men) have been experiencing it for as long as there have been workplaces.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
Despite some decidedly mixed reviews, the Donald Trump Morning Show on Twitter has been picked up for a second season, at least apparently.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
Let’s get this out of the way first: This is not a call for new gun control laws.
1 year 10 months ago | Hawaii Tribune Herald - Commentary
There’s a difference between nostalgia and sober reflection. The arrival of 2018 will bring an unusually powerful cocktail of both: It marks a half-century since 1968, one of the most consequential, dramatic years in American life.

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