Opinion: Why I support the Covington Catholic students

They were the target of vile and obscene taunts and insults.

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Opinion: Fair share for our oil will help fix Alaska’s self-inflicted deficit

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has chosen the path of cold, self-inflicted harm.

Opinion: You’re probably a socialist and don’t even know it

I am a socialist! OK, I said it. And I suspect that… Continue reading

Attendees hold up signs at Juneau’s Women’s March on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Alex McCarthy | Juneau Empire)
Opinion: The inevitable impeachment our Founders never envisioned

“The publicity surrounding this circus has tainted everyone.”

In this June 2016 file photo, Juneau residents attend a vigil at Marine Park. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Opinion: Why would Alaska want to erode the rights of LGBTQ?

Today, Attorney General Kevin Clarkson and the State of Alaska angle to… Continue reading

In this file photo from Feb. 27, Sen. Jesse Kiehl, D-Juneau, speaks during a rally of state union workers in front of the Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Opinion: Stop the Janus stone slinging and start delivering solutions

Perhaps the union leaders or Kiehl could offer a legislative fix?

Margaret Williams (Courtesy photo | Jim Gipe via Pivot Media)
Opinion: Alaska as we know it will be gone if we don’t act now

U.N report offers bleak glimpse into Alaska’s future if no action is taken.

The Juneau Arts & Culture Center on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Opinion: The new JACC deserves public funding

There’s more on the ballot than what readily meets the eye.

Centennial Hall, left and the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, center, on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Opinion: Ballot propositions are must for Juneau

The upcoming municipal election defines a critical juncture in Juneau’s future.