Guest Column: Détente between United States and Cuba mainly is good for...


President Obama recently surprised us with the announcement of the abandoning of our half-century trade embargo against Cuba.

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Letter: Prepare for perceptions

I read the front-page article “Picture imperfect” in the Aug. 17 Augusta Chronicle with great interest. I stayed tuned for any follow-up... Read more

Letter: Paine woes require action

In 2011 the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges found at Paine College mismanaged student financial aid;... Read more

Letter: Stand up for the animals

Thank you for the outstanding editorial June 26 regarding the Augusta-Richmond County Animal Services Department and the attendant issues and... Read more

Guest Column: Envy and the paranoia of income equality - economic...


Psychologists dichotomize envy into two types.

Benign envy is kindly, where the individual is inspired by another’s personal... Read more

Guest Column: Harm of minimum-wage laws is neglected and poorly...


If our nation’s objective is to raise unemployment among the unskilled, less experienced, entry-level workers, we could not find a... Read more

Letter: Tennis tourney superb

Thank you for giving me the opportunity to express my appreciation of the Walton Foundation Fourth Annual Wheelchair Tennis Championship, May 30-... Read more

Letter: Appreciate our teachers!

This week is set aside as Teacher Appreciation Week. To simply say “thank you” for teachers’ extraordinary work appears to be so small when I... Read more

Letter: MOX plan should proceed

When I was deputy commissioner of environmental conservation in Alaska, we had an environmental problem of note. Seems a farmer had 13,000... Read more