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I would like to respond to DSA’s letter on Jan. 13. You criticized Rep. Reschke and Sen. Linthicum for not responding or condemning the attack on the Capital in Washington D.C. the way you feel they should have. Sometimes it’s better to say nothing to calm the situation. The rest of the lett…

Fifty-seven vials containing more than 500 doses of the Moderna coronavirus vaccine were removed from a pharmacy refrigerator by an employee in a Wisconsin medical center last month — inadvertently, officials said at first, and then they revised their statement. The act was intentional.

Ashland Independent Film Festival “Best of The Fests” virtual film series announces Coded Bias. The film will screen on AIFF’s Eventive film channel, accessible from www.ashlandfilm.org, from January 15-21. The film will be accompanied by a post film Q&A with director Shalini Kantayya an…

It seems that District 2 has jumped off a cliff after electing Cliff Bentz to represent us. His vote to support the Pennsylvania objection, just hours after he was forced to hide from the angry mob his own party had incited, was terrible for democracy. The crazed, insurrectionist attack caus…

The events of Jan. 6, 2021 will be a hard reminder of the fragility of our democracy. The fuel to the fire is found in dividing people through mythological pasts, victimhood, conspiracy theories, anti-intellectualism, scapegoating, and toxic militarism.

The halting rollout of COVID-19 vaccines isn’t just an Oregon story. Across the country, states have struggled to administer the doses they’ve received from drug manufacturers, thanks in part to a lack of federal help or resources. The slow rollout reflects once again the costs this country …

The scene at Capitol Hill on Wednesday was surreal. A violent mob, egged on by President Trump, attacked a building that stands as an enduring symbol of America’s constitutional republic. But it was more than that: The mob also attacked two fundamental foundations of that republic: the elect…