Standing up for liberal democracy

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“Liberal democracy must be defended. It must also deliver the goods,” writes E.J....


To fight racism, attend rallies, talk with people, listen

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Racism, hatred and evil are real. I saw it, felt it, and breathed its awful air Monday night at the One Utah Rally in Salt Lake hosted by the Utah GOP and Utah Democratic Party. A handful of people were there who have obviously been deceived by the lies of racism, but they were serious and...

National Commentary

How can you stand by a president with no heart?

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“Now Trump has opened his own chest for all to see. And the cavity is horrifyingly empty,” writes Michael Gerson.

Our View

Thanks to the eclipse, I-15 is going to be a busy place. Adjust accordingly

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UDOT anticipates an additional 50,000 vehicles on I-15 this weekend. If you’re a commuter, you need to plan an alternative route.

Guest Commentary

An introduction to health care coverage, Part III: Employer options

Avenue H

In Utah, Avenue H can help companies provide insurance for their employees.


The Homefront: Dear new shirt — this isn't going to be an easy life

D. Louise Brown

Dear New Shirt — I feel the need to open this letter with an apology. You’re going to experience a very different existence than the one you expected. And I’m the one to blame.

National Commentary

Charlottesville, Trump and the resurgence of white nationalism

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“By inciting the racist right to mobilize, he has awakened its vastly more numerous opponents. He has also made it much harder for his more moderate white supporters to overlook his darkest impulses,” writes Steve Chapman.

Our View

Utah Sen. Mike Lee finally speaks out against white supremacy

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Mike Lee waited until Tuesday to say anything about Charlottesville. But when he did, he broke with President Trump and forcefully condemned Nazism.

National Commentary

College isn't the only way to achieve the American dream

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“While college is an important and desirable rite of passage for many, policymakers must pay more attention to the segment of the population that is looking for different pathways into the middle class,” writes Esther J. Cepeda.


Democrats need to start rebuilding their party

Congress Health Overhaul Harris

Democrats, you can come out of your hiding places. The election is over, and you lost. This is the time to start rebuilding the Democratic Party. While President Donald Trump is dismantling the Republican Party, you have an opportunity to reorganize your party. No more promises. The people want to...


Liberal media ignoring Trump's many accomplishments

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Recent letters to the editor extolled the accomplishments of President Obama and claimed that President Trump had nothing to show for his first six months. Let the folks still living in Obama’s “Camelot” take off their rose-colored glasses and face reality....

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