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The challenge is for local officials, business leaders, citizens, and media to come together in—gasp!—a regional approach. more

Feb 2, 2018 5:34 PM Think Again



What a wondrous thing this is—actually, “historic”—that a company that says it facilitated 289,000 guest arrivals in the state last year would finally be “allowed” to collect and remit sales taxes on $28.9 million in 2017 income earned by its hosts. more

Jan 5, 2018 5:09 PM Think Again


Rendering courtesy of HOK

Painful as it might be, reentering the MLS competition is worth doing—but only if it’s on a level playing field. more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM Think Again


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“History might someday regard the boiling point of August 2014 as a turning point,” I wrote three years ago, adding, "To be brutally honest, it’s unlikely to happen." more

Oct 5, 2017 5:29 PM Think Again

Despite Trump’s narcissistic personality disorder, moral unfitness, and totalitarian impulses (my words, not Danforth’s), the president remains quite popular in this increasingly red state. more

Aug 31, 2017 3:32 PM Think Again 1 Comments



The massive hit to Missouri’s reputation from the NAACP action might have been avoided, had the Republican majority not conducted itself in such a disgusting fashion. more

Aug 10, 2017 12:15 PM Think Again

If publicly opposing the state's new voter ID law means you were part of a “misinformation campaign,” as Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft suggested, then consider the author guilty as charged. more

Jun 2, 2017 7:59 AM Think Again


Photography by Calla Massman

Discussing racial justice in the context of policing, education, transit, housing or civic power is important. But that doesn’t mean the controversial Confederate Memorial in Forest Park needs to be destroyed. more

May 4, 2017 12:11 PM Think Again


Illustration by Tom White

In 1973, Republican governor Kit Bond developed a program that provided tax relief for the state's neediest individuals. 44 years later, Eric Greitens hopes to get rid of it. more

Apr 6, 2017 1:41 PM Think Again



Unless the nation returns to a rational discussion of immigration reform, don’t expect that to change. more

Mar 3, 2017 9:54 AM Think Again 1 Comments

U.S. Representative Ann Wagner has built a nice career for herself flying under the political radar. In the Age of Trump, however, all that might change. more

Feb 2, 2017 1:40 PM Think Again


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

This week, it was announced that St. Louis Public Schools could soon regain full accreditation. The news might hurt the narrative of those who claim the district is permanently inept. more

Jan 6, 2017 10:25 AM Think Again



10 observations to ponder while we twist in the wind more

Dec 1, 2016 7:19 PM Think Again 2 Comments



Hepatitis C patients filed a lawsuit against Missouri in hopes of gaining access to costly, life-saving drugs. more

Nov 17, 2016 8:04 AM Think Again

The race for the 78th District state representative seat made local history when the courts took away Penny Hubbard’s initial victory over upstart challenger Bruce Franks Jr. because of absentee voter irregularities. more

Oct 6, 2016 8:52 AM Think Again

With friends like the RSA, taxpayers need no enemies. more

Sep 1, 2016 4:04 PM Think Again 1 Comments


Photography by Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP

Op-ed: Mizzou's 2015 football team received the second annual Stuart Scott ENSPIRE award for its support of fellow students’ protests over race relations on campus. And neither the university nor its athletic department uttered a word in response. more

Aug 18, 2016 6:00 AM Think Again 4 Comments

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson and other vocal critics damage the entire criminal justice system by maligning the judges. Especially without cause. more

Jul 14, 2016 6:00 AM Think Again


Image by Tony Schanuel

Positive feelings about the loop trolley are hard to find. Here are some reasons to warm up to the idea. more

Jun 16, 2016 6:00 AM Think Again 6 Comments


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Why the zoo should stop being free to tourists more

Apr 28, 2016 12:42 PM Think Again 7 Comments