Guest Commentary

Utah Republicans are trading away their souls

Trump

“Why,” asks Don Porter, “have Republicans – and members of Utah’s...

Guest Commentary

Love, depression and Big Pharma

Useless Antidepressants

“Depression and anxiety, just like love, are the brain’s ways of telling us on what is going on in the outside world. Any view that looks only to the internal workings of the individual is myopic at best, and horribly flawed at worst,” writes E. Kent Winward.


Guest Commentary

"I love you" is easy to write, but harder to prove

Love Returns

D. Louise Brown’s grandparents exchanged love letters during the Great Depression, but they never once used the words “I love you.”


Guest Commentary

Utah Republicans are trading away their souls

Trump

“Why,” asks Don Porter, “have Republicans – and members of Utah’s delegation in particular – been so willing to enable, forgive and ignore this administration’s awful conduct? Is the reversal of the Obama agenda worth their moral sacrifice?”


Guest Commentary

Tom Welch is a hero for his work on the 2002 Winter Olympics

FIFA IOC Scandals-2

Utah never sufficiently honored Tom Welch for his role in bringing the 2002 Winter Olympics to Utah, writes Robert Hunter.


Guest Commentary

High finance has no connection to the lives of everyday Americans

Financial Markets Wall Street

“I don’t spend my day reading the financial pages, but when I do, I walk away dismayed, more than a little frightened, and convinced high finance is a world with no real connection to the lives of everyday Americans,” writes E. Kent Winward.


Guest Commentary

Protecting breastfeeding moms in public: SE readers react

mom breast feeding baby

A male-dominated Utah State Legislature committee voted last week on legislation that would permit breastfeeding in any place of public accommodation — whether they cover up or not.


Guest Commentary

What black history is — and what it is not

Black History Month

“We need Black History Month because as a society, what hurts black, African and African-American people hurts us all,” writes Adrienne Andrews.


Guest Commentary

A good server deserves a generous tip. But it's about to become complicated

BN 061416 The Greenery 04-3

Don Porter admires people who own and run restaurants. He just doesn’t trust them with control of their employees’ tips.


Guest Commentary

Mucho más que un sueño (Much more than a dream)

SW 112117 Naturalization Ceremony 14

“When you look at what naturalized citizens contribute to Ogden, the state of Utah and the country, you have to wonder why anyone would try to stop a Dreamer from realizing the dream of becoming a citizen,” writes Michael Vaughan.


Guest Commentary

Confirmation bias is an inescapable part of politics

DUI Threshold-2

Lawmakers barely consider the questions important to their constituents, writes E. Kent. Winward.


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