Froma Harrop

Type: Person
Name: Froma Harrop
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

A Rough Month in America for Women

Mark Sanford's heralded engagement to Maria Belen Chapur is apparently over. The rep from South Carolina released the news to America through a Facebook post. That's how Chapur found out, too.Gallantry has been in especially short supply this month. Prominent ... [Published Creators.Com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

How Not to Get Your Country Back

The tea party mantra, "I want my country back," resonates with many. The racial undertones can be ugly (as well as pointless). But the longing for an economically secure America centered on a strong middle class is on point and widely shared.Older and ... [Published Creators.Com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

FROMA HARROP: Do we need a place called home?

There’s this scene in Shakespeare where the straight-talking Rosalind tries to make sense of Jaques, a guy who travels all the time and is plagued by melancholy.“I fear you have sold your own lands to see other men’s,” Rosalind says to him in “As You ... [Published Fort Bend Herald - Sep 12 2014]
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First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Do we need a place called home?

There's this scene in Shakespeare where the straight-talking Rosalind tries to make sense of Jaques, a guy who travels all the time and is plagued by melancholy. “I fear you have sold your own lands to see other men's,” Rosalind says to him in “As You ... [Published HeraldNet - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Casinos Just Aren't the Answer

The video for the Bruce Springsteen song "Atlantic City" opens with a scene of the grand Marlborough-Blenheim Hotel imploding into a pile of dust. That was almost 40 years ago. The Traymore Hotel and other grand hotels were leveled in much the same spectacular ... [Published Creators.Com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Readers' Forum, Sept. 1, 2014

Focus on the opponents of high-speed railRegarding Froma Harrop’s editorial question Monday, “Who cares what ideology drives high speed rail?” I would reply that we should instead care about the ideologies that have historically opposed high-speed ra ... [Published Tribune Star - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

How opinion writing has changed in modern age

08/30/2014 Jonathan Capehart, the Chicago Tribune’s Clarence Page, and syndicated columnists Froma Harrop and Connie Schultz examine the role of opinion columns in today’s 24-hour news landscape. ... [Published MSNBC - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The 'Spiral of Silence'

With folks yapping all day on social media — Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and the rest — how can there be such a thing as a "spiral of silence" online?Easy. Just make the experience of online political debate so disjointed, impersonal and unpleasant ... [Published Creators.Com - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

The smallness of being in economy class

Americans are in the dumps about their future. What does that have to do with legroom in economy class? Everything.The middle class sees its stature shrinking in the global pecking order and in a culture that favors money over well-being. There can be ... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

What about that VA Hospital scandal?

Portrait of The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day, may serve as a bookend to a scandal that exploded around the unofficial start, Memorial Day. We speak of the very long wait times to see primary care providers at veterans hospitals and, more seriously, ... [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Is Ferguson social media victim?

Soon the cameras, protesters, gawkers and tweeters will depart Ferguson, Missouri, leaving the question: What will be left of this embattled city when the smoke clears?We've seen predominantly African-American communities caught up in such turmoil before. ... [Published HeraldNet - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Michelle Walker: Harrop’s name-calling only weakens her case

Regarding Froma Harrop’s Aug. 17 Commentary piece (“Neil deGrasse Tyson is a Nice Man”), this may be a good time to remind her of her own wise words: “Name-calling is not making you sound intelligent” (“The Daily Show,” Jan. 12, 2012). The same is true ... [Published Providence Journal - Aug 18 2014]

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A Rough Month in America for Women [Published Creators.Com - Sep 17 2014]
How Not to Get Your Country Back [Published Creators.Com - Sep 15 2014]
FROMA HARROP: Do we need a place called home? [Published Fort Bend Herald - Sep 12 2014]
Do we need a place called home? [Published HeraldNet - Sep 11 2014]
Casinos Just Aren't the Answer [Published Creators.Com - Sep 08 2014]
Readers' Forum, Sept. 1, 2014 [Published Tribune Star - Sep 02 2014]
How opinion writing has changed in modern age [Published MSNBC - Aug 30 2014]
The 'Spiral of Silence' [Published Creators.Com - Aug 29 2014]
The smallness of being in economy class [Published HeraldNet - Aug 28 2014]
The Smallness of Being in Economy Class [Published Creators.Com - Aug 27 2014]
What about that VA Hospital scandal? [Published Marietta Daily Journal - Aug 26 2014]
What About That VA Hospital Scandal? [Published Creators.Com - Aug 25 2014]
Is Ferguson social media victim? [Published HeraldNet - Aug 21 2014]
Is Ferguson a Social Media Victim? [Published Creators.Com - Aug 20 2014]
Michelle Walker: Harrop’s name-calling only wea... [Published Providence Journal - Aug 18 2014]
OP-ED page a daily balancing act [Published MySanAntonio - Aug 15 2014]
Harrop: Driving the high-speed train [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - Aug 15 2014]
Sound Off: Aug. 13 [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Aug 13 2014]
Neil deGrasse Tyson Is a Nice Man [Published Creators.Com - Aug 13 2014]
Opinion: Who cares what ideology drives a high-... [Published Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen - Aug 12 2014]
Will the Blabbermouths Wake Dems Up? [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 22 2014]
Campus Rape Victims Should Be Dialing 911 [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - May 08 2014]
U.S. Is Tired of Solving Everyone's Problems [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - May 01 2014]
Lessons Not Learned in Boston Bombing [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Apr 15 2014]
Don't Run Away From Obamacare [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Apr 01 2014]
NSA Spying and a National ID Are Peas in a Pod ... [Published Cato @ Liberty - Mar 31 2014]
Higher Minimum Wage Helps the Economy [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Feb 18 2014]
Liberal Media's Most Embarrassing Efforts to Sp... [Published Politik Ditto - Feb 07 2014]
Obamacare Bad-News Report Not So Bad [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Feb 06 2014]
California Shows the Way [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jan 28 2014]
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Will the Blabbermouths Wake Dems Up? [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Jul 22 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesIt is often said, believed and undoubtedly right that the Republicans' ace in midterm elections is apathetic Democrats not showing up at the polls. But that once predictable waltz into November is threatened by blabbermouths ...
Campus Rape Victims Should Be Dialing 911 [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - May 08 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesIf a 19-year-old high-school dropout raped by her ex-boyfriend wants justice, she calls the police. The same should apply to a 19-year-old college freshman similarly attacked by another student.But it doesn't apply nearly enough. ...
U.S. Is Tired of Solving Everyone's Problems [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - May 01 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesAmericans want a smaller role in global affairs than the stage-hogging part we command today. Nearly half say the U.S. should be less active minding the world's business, and only 19 percent say more so, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC ...
Lessons Not Learned in Boston Bombing [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Apr 15 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesAirport gift shops throughout New England are piling "Boston Strong" T-shirts in vivid colors. "Boston Strong" became a rallying cry of solidarity after the terrorist bombing last year at the Boston Marathon.As the anniversary ...
Don't Run Away From Obamacare [Published RealClearPolitics - Homepage - Apr 01 2014]
Froma Harrop, Seattle TimesThe ruckus around the Affordable Care Act rollout has been loud, and Republicans are beefing up the amp to rally voters this November. Democrats, meanwhile, are reverting to bad old habits by using the wind machine as an accurate ...
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