Opinions

Assessing the Human Cost of Drone Strikes

The expansion of the U.S. military's drone program has led to the loss of too many innocent lives.

Britain Must Go Through With the “Brexit”

Britain will vote by way of a national referendum either to remain a member state of the European Union or to leave it.
Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist, Stephen Schwartz

Stephen Schwartz Is On the Wrong Track

Last month, the Tony Award-winning composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz, best known for the hit musicals Wicked and Pippin, announced his refusal to license his works to any North Carolina theatre or organization in response to the passing of the North Carolina House Bill 2 (HB2).

Muslim Communities Must Address Mental Health

In this sensitive time, our masjids are told to focus on finding “radicalized” youth. But it is even more important to acknowledge that our communities need to create safe spaces, without the FBI and without cultural baggage.

The Panama Papers Prove Change is Necessary

It is so simple for businesses to circumvent our tax laws that they do not need to jump through as many hoops ... If Americans wish to get around tax laws, they can look to places like Delaware and Nevada.

Put Our Safety First; Protect the Right to Leave

When Donald Trump triumphed in seven states in the Super Tuesday Republican contests, many Americans were taken aback.

New York Needs More Organ Donors

“When most people die, nothing good comes out of it. But donors’ families say that the only comfort that comes out of their loved one’s death is the knowledge that through their death they have saved other lives.”

Mike Yard, Christina Greer Talk Caribbean Immigration

Political Science professor Greer led a talk at New York's Tenement Museum.

The Importance of the 2016 Presidential Election

As I sat watching the Republican debate on March 3, enduring the consistent bickering back and forth that often had little to do with the actual issues plaguing America today, the true importance of this year’s election seemed awfully clear.

Why On Screen “Diversity” is a Misguided Attempt at Social Justice

One of the central tensions of Spike Lee’s 1989 film “Do The Right Thing” is the lack of black individuals on the Wall of Fame in Sal’s Pizzeria