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Neil Steinberg is a daily columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times, where he has been on staff since 1987. He has also written for many other publications, including Esquire, Rolling Stone, Forbes, the Washington Post and the New York Daily News. The author of eight books, his most recent, "Out of the Wreck I Rise: A Literary Companion to Recovery," was written with Sara Bader and published in 2016 by the University of Chicago Press.
While the world leaders went to the American cemetery in France to mark the centennial since the end of World War I, Trump stayed in his room.
Some argue the country is now full, using slurs once reserved for Italians like Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, who became America’s first saint.
War nostalgia is a particularly perverse form of human folly, and must be resisted; World War I had 37 million casualties, including 9 million killed.
Racist ideals espoused by a character in “The Great Gatsby” nearly a century ago seem ripped right from Donald Trump’s campaign speeches today.
Why do Republicans get to fabricate nonsense they feel props up their otherwise unsupported causes? Why can’t Democrats use similar tactics?
Sensing a rebuke at the polls, Trump is demonizing a band of Central American refugees walking toward this country to seek asylum — which is legal.
Rep. Peter Roskam is going after Sean Casten after Casten cited sex columnist Dan Savage when asked what “one current leader who most inspires you.”
Many have tried over the centuries to kill Jews, including the man detained Saturday after 11 people were shot to death at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
Not that I am decrying the speed of modern life, something every writer since Seneca has done. What’s the point? Technology wins. Always.
Winning won’t make you happy. There is actual science: In a study of lottery winners and people paralyzed in accidents, the winners were less happy.
The group was formed by two Chicago-area women, reacting to the Trump administration decision to trash school guidelines for transgender students.
Both have been churning social media like a washing machine gone berserk, as partisans argue and evaluate.
Every time I hear a radio commercial for a bank invoking either deep dish pizza or Chicago dogs, those icons seem a little more dubious.
For those who missed it, Ford was emphatic, human and believable; Kavanaugh was angry and evasive. It was the worst job interview of all time.