Opinion

Alexander B. Dolitsky

Opinion: Neo-Marxism and utopian socialism in America today

This radical socialist rhetoric is the main cause of violent unrests and riots in our country today.

  • Aug 14, 2020
Alexander B. Dolitsky

Opinion: Follow simple health guidelines for students

If we all do our part, it will spare us from inestimable losses.

  • Aug 13, 2020

Opinion: We are poisoning our future. There’s a better way.

“Mother Earth will provide for your needs but not your greed.”

  • Aug 11, 2020
Long-time resident and local businessman Bill Corbus speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during their weekly luncheon in May 2017. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Now is not the time to raise taxes on any part of our economy

Ballot Measure 1 would create a road block to recovery

  • Aug 11, 2020
Long-time resident and local businessman Bill Corbus speaks to the Juneau Chamber of Commerce during their weekly luncheon in May 2017. (Michael Penn / Juneau Empire File)

Opinion: Now’s the time to invest in clean energy

It could help avert future crisis.

  • Aug 10, 2020

Opinion: Lawmakers should put American democracy first

Alaskans should make the intelligent distinction between party loyalists and proactive opponents.

  • Aug 8, 2020

Opinion: US bears responsibility to lead world away from nuclear weapons

It’s time to stop withdrawing from treaties and international agreements.

  • Aug 7, 2020

Opinion: Are school closures based on science or fear?

If we believe children come first, then fears must be overcome in favor of science and common sense.

  • Aug 7, 2020

Opinion: Puzzled by ‘tipping point’ question

Regardless of who wins in November, do you think nastiness and divisiveness will suddenly cease?

  • Aug 3, 2020

Opinion: Not all fishermen support Sullivan

We encourage independent-minded fishermen to support independent candidate Dr. Al Gross.

  • Aug 3, 2020

Opinion: COVID-19, terrorism and the politics of fearmongering

It’s about how quickly the virus spreads after someone unknowingly transmits it.

  • Aug 1, 2020
This undated photo shows members of the Rorem family. (Courtesy Photo / Laura and Larry Rorem)

Opinion: Our experiences with both racism and white privilege

Suburban Detroit 1982: “Mom, my History teacher is prejudice and giving me C’s instead of A’s. He treats Black kids differently than white kids —… Continue reading

  • Jul 31, 2020
This undated photo shows members of the Rorem family. (Courtesy Photo / Laura and Larry Rorem)

Opinion: Past the tipping point

In a recent Empire opinion piece, I asked if the Grand Old Party had simply lost their way with their continued support of Trump, whose… Continue reading

  • Jul 29, 2020

Opinion: Our democratic republic is in jeopardy

The spectacle we’re witnessing in Donald Trump’s continued crackdown against American citizens lawfully protesting in the streets of Portland (and previously in Washington, D.C.) in… Continue reading

  • Jul 28, 2020

Opinion: Congress must intervene

Why you should phone or write elected officials.

  • Jul 27, 2020

Opinion: Why I support the Fair Share Act

Does Ballot Measure 1 benefit the affected people, rather than private “outside” capital interests?

  • Jul 24, 2020

Opinion: Dunleavy’s cameo in an alternative universe

To paraphrase President Donald Trump, “not many people know” that Big Brother had the power to interfere in a homeowner’s landscaping project. Not anymore. The… Continue reading

  • Jul 24, 2020

Opinion: A healthy economy will help us defeat the coronavirus

Government should be focused on the emergency before us, put lesser priorities on the back burner.

  • Jul 23, 2020

Opinion: Trump’s use of force tramples our freedoms

Alaskans have a choice in November.

  • Jul 23, 2020

Ballot Measure 1 protects jobs and economy

We shouldn’t give oil away at a price that robs all Alaskans of a better future.

  • Jul 23, 2020