Ideas & Voices

WEEK IN CARTOONS: Donald Trump, TikTok, banks and more
Editorial cartoons from the week of March 19-March 25.

VOICES: From homelessness to having a business of my own
I care for young children. I don’t have a sign for my small business, but I’m incredibly important to the families...

VOICES: Trip to Cape Town, South Africa, honored late Dayton Mayor McGee
I recently had the privilege of attending the Sister Cities International (SCI) Africa Summit 2023 in Cape Town, South...

Credit: LARRY HAMEL-LAMBERT

SUDDES: Amnesia is the biggest pal a Statehouse politician has
No sooner had a jury convicted Republican former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder on a federal corruption charge...

Credit: Nick Graham

OUR VIEW: Your vote makes a difference
Last November, a Xenia Schools income tax renewal levy failed to pass by a margin of one vote out of 12,600.

MARCANO: Free school food would be wasteful in more ways than one
Throwing money at a problem doesn’t fix issues. Never has, never will. That’s why I’m not in favor of spending more...

WEEK IN CARTOONS: Bank collapse, Russia and more
Editorial cartoons from the week of March 12-March 18.

Credit: E.L. Hubbard

VOICES: Supporting people with developmental disabilities incredibly increases our value...
Before the 1950s, Ohio residents with developmental disabilities were often sent to institutions or kept at home...

VOICES: You can help ensure students have access to arts training
Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly series from Rodney Veal that shares insights and stories from artists and...

VOICES: 20 years ago today, 400 residents ran an ad opposed to the Iraq War
On Sunday, March 16, 2003 – twenty years ago today – the Dayton Daily News included a paid advertisement signed by a...

VOICES: Leading the Midwest with flat, simple taxes
Last month I introduced House Bill 1, which cuts income taxes for all Ohioans currently paying taxes, introduces a flat...

VOICES: Leading the Midwest with flat, simple taxes
Last month I introduced House Bill 1, which cuts income taxes for all Ohioans currently paying taxes, introduces a flat...

VOICES: 50 years ago, the Peace Corps changed my life
I remember it like it was yesterday. I was having dinner in Kettering with my family in August, 1973. A special...

SUDDES: East Palestine families’ needs, not their politics, are what should matter
Among the many ugly features of the Norfolk Southern Railway’s East Palestine derailment is nastiness some anonymous...

VOICES: The work of housing justice is ongoing in Dayton and the nation
After focusing on redlining in the Dayton region during the first symposium in 2021, the University of Dayton, Sinclair...