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Recalling Moses of the Soviet Union
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Amid the news of the cruel month of April — an earthquake in Nepal, upheaval in Baltimore — an important political landmark went virtually unnoticed. It was the death of Vladimir Slepak, one of the principal “refuseniks” who battled Kremlin officials for nearly two decades to win the right to leave the Soviet state that repressed them and reviled them …

5/4/2015 12:00 AM
Here’s to Uncle Claude
BY THOMAS WALTON BLADE COLUMNIST
Somehow, describing it as “a life well lived” doesn’t quite sum it up. Besides, he’s still living it. …

5/3/2015 12:00 AM
Baltimore’s cautionary tale
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
It happened in Baltimore, and before that in Ferguson, Mo. But it could happen almost anywhere — including Toledo. …

5/2/2015 12:00 AM
Apple Watch is really a shackle
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
Where is Howard Beale when you need him? Wearing an Apple Watch? Not on your life. …

5/1/2015 12:00 AM
Michigan's actions fuel distrust
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — Is Michigan government completely broken?

4/28/2015 12:00 AM
Hillary Clinton dodges special interests
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
The campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination may be without competition, but it is not without interest. …

4/27/2015 12:00 AM
Mideast turmoil goes back centuries
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The conflict in Iraq and Syria is increasingly framed in communal terms. It is said that Shia-Sunni bloodletting is nothing new. Implicit in this simplistic approach is the solution: Let them fight it out among themselves. Reality is not that simple. …

4/26/2015 12:00 AM
President Kasich?
BY DAVID KUSHMA BLADE EDITOR
President Kasich.

4/25/2015 12:00 AM
‘5 of 8’ rule outdated?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
The Ohio Board of Education has some explaining to do. It recently eliminated school staffing requirements that affect art, music, and physical education teachers. …

4/24/2015 12:00 AM
An ode to Michigan’s Sen. Griffin
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — For a moment, U.S. Sen. Robert Griffin, a Michigan Republican, played a key role in one of the most gripping dramas in American history. …




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