The Skanner News - Commentary http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary Thu, 02 Jul 2015 05:31:36 -0700 MYOB en-gb info@theskanner.com (The Skanner News) Best of the Web June 28 2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22884-best-of-the-web-june-28-2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22884-best-of-the-web-june-28-2015 The Skanner's picks of the best photos, videos and stories from on the web and around the world   

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Commentary Sun, 28 Jun 2015 11:18:00 -0700
Could United States Take Gun Lessons from Britain? http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22889-could-united-states-take-gun-lessons-from-britain http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22889-could-united-states-take-gun-lessons-from-britain British cops open fire about five times a year on average    

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Commentary Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:25:41 -0700
Summer Jobs for Youth are an Investment in America's Future http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22890-summer-jobs-for-youth-are-an-investment-in-americas-future http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22890-summer-jobs-for-youth-are-an-investment-in-americas-future Youth who work as teens are more likely to work as adults -- and they earn more   

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Commentary Fri, 26 Jun 2015 07:36:00 -0700
Week on the Web June 20 2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22861-week-on-the-web-june-20-2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22861-week-on-the-web-june-20-2015 The Skanner’s picks of the best stories photos and videos of the week from on the web and around the world    

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Commentary Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:01:04 -0700
Week on the Web June 13 2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22831-week-on-the-web-june-12-2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22831-week-on-the-web-june-12-2015 The Skanner's picks of the week's best stories, pics and videos from across the web and around the world   

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jim@marketingportland.com (The Skanner News) Commentary Fri, 12 Jun 2015 08:28:58 -0700
Charity Is Not a Substitute for Justice http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22811-charity-is-not-a-substitute-for-justice http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22811-charity-is-not-a-substitute-for-justice Marian Wright Edelman advocates for structural change over charity

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Commentary Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:32:52 -0700
Serena Williams, a Champion on and off Court http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22810-serena-williams-a-champion-on-and-off-court http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22810-serena-williams-a-champion-on-and-off-court An icon and a staunch advocate for freedom, justice and equality   

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Commentary Mon, 08 Jun 2015 17:19:39 -0700
Week on the Web: June 7 2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22806-week-on-the-web-june-7-2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22806-week-on-the-web-june-7-2015 The Skanner's picks of the best stories, pics and videos from across the web and around the world   

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Commentary Sat, 06 Jun 2015 14:34:51 -0700
Blacks Need to Join Discussion on the Economy http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22796-blacks-need-to-join-discussion-on-the-economy http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22796-blacks-need-to-join-discussion-on-the-economy Benjamin Chavis looks at the racial wealth gap that is growing in the slow economic recovery  

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Commentary Mon, 01 Jun 2015 21:45:33 -0700
Julianne Malveaux Says Justice is not Blind http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22795-justice-is-not-blind http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22795-justice-is-not-blind Julianne Malveaux tears down the idea of "blind justice" in her newest column   

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Commentary Mon, 01 Jun 2015 21:17:29 -0700
Of Train Accidents and ‘Stupid’ Infrastructure Neglect http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22776-of-train-accidents-and-stupid-infrastructure-neglect http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22776-of-train-accidents-and-stupid-infrastructure-neglect House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), as characteristically myopic as the proverbial ostrich with its head in the sand, lost his cool when a reporter asked about funding for Amtrak

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Commentary Tue, 26 May 2015 18:33:58 -0700
The Waco Biker Riot and the Lexicon of Racism http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22775-the-waco-biker-riot-and-the-lexicon-of-racism http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22775-the-waco-biker-riot-and-the-lexicon-of-racism America’s present-day 'racial divide' has never been more strikingly displayed than in the refusal of much of the mainstream and conservative media to describe the May 17 biker riot in Waco, Texas as a riot   

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Commentary Tue, 26 May 2015 18:23:53 -0700
Week on the Web May 23 2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22767-week-on-the-web-may-23-2015 http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22767-week-on-the-web-may-23-2015 Burning the Confederate flag; remembering Malcolm X; how to be confident, Vursatyle, Damien Lillard's season    

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Commentary Sat, 23 May 2015 11:38:58 -0700
Congratulations You’ve Got Your Degree. Now What? http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22763-congratulations-you-ve-got-your-degree-now-what http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22763-congratulations-you-ve-got-your-degree-now-what Your degree is a key that opens a new door…and a new set of challenges   

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Commentary Thu, 21 May 2015 22:32:34 -0700
Michelle Obama's Commencement Message? Hope and Courage http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22757-michelle-obamas-commencement-message-hope-and-courage http://www.theskanner.com/opinion/commentary/22757-michelle-obamas-commencement-message-hope-and-courage Michelle Obama continues to stand above those who would attempt to distort her leadership

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Commentary Thu, 21 May 2015 06:43:52 -0700