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Updated 5 hours ago
All sins aren’t equal
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
The term moral equivalence was coined by William James — “the moral equivalent of war” — in a speech, and later an essay, with that title. The philosopher considered how civic virtue might be achieved without war. That’s still a key question for democracy. …

Published 5 hours ago
Biden back in presidential talk
BY DAVID SHRIBMAN PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Suddenly, everybody’s talking about Joe Biden.

Published 5 hours ago
Recipes don’t always compute
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
We have a tendency to fall back on the same ol’ Friday night chicken, the same ol’ burger toppings, the same ol’ salad ingredients. …

Updated 17 hours ago
Injury leaves Tigers short on answers
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
There was the time in 2010 that Miguel Cabrera injured his ankle sliding back into first base on a pickoff attempt. It wasn’t a pretty sight. He sat out the next game, maybe two, then played in pain and ended up appearing in 150 games for the Tigers. …

Updated 21 hours ago
Same-sex ruling among most significant ever
BY S. AMJAD HUSSAIN BLADE COLUMNIST
The recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court to extend constitutional protection to gay people to marry was a landmark decision that has reverberated throughout the land. It ranks among the most significant decisions that have shaped this country. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Going green
BY KEITH C. BURRIS COLUMNIST FOR THE BLADE
I don’t think most Americans will buy a green car if it costs considerably more than a gasoline powered vehicle — no matter how deep their environmental roots. But get within the same price range, and more and more consumers will take the plunge. Basic economics — price point and cost benefit ratios — are key. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Two for Twenty: Pumpernickel’s Deli
BY MARY BILYEU BLADE FOOD EDITOR
Pumpernickel’s Deli and Cafe is the sort of place where you can get to know your neighbors, whether others who may reside in the Old West End, where the restaurant is located, or those who are sitting at the next table. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Where are pro-choice voices?
BY MARINA BOLOTNIKOVA BLADE COLUMNIST
Abortion is one of the most frequently used medical procedures in the world. By some estimates, as many as one in three American women will have an abortion during her lifetime. Close to a million abortions are performed in the United States each year. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Food imports should have been scrutinized
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
Ken Hale was just one of several readers who were taken aback by a statement in Keith Burris’ column on June 12. …

7/5/2015 12:00 AM
Young arms will decide Indians’ fate
BY DAVE HACKENBERG BLADE SPORTS COLUMNIST
The first half of the baseball season has been a slog for the Cleveland Indians as they try to dig out from 19 losses in their first 29 games. They are still subterranean vs. the .500 mark but ... …




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