Los Angeles Times

Opinion Daily columns by Matt Welch

  • Death of a neighborhood

    The dark side of “good” eminent domain.

  • You're on fire, L.A.!

    Round One of this year's heavyweight bout between nature and man goes to the impressively professional two-legged creatures.

  • The diplomat who cracked

    An interview with former U.S. ambassador to Armenia John Evans, who lost his job after referring to the Armenian genocide as “genocide.”

  • Gorbachev’s heir

    Vladimir Putin's crackdown on dissidents is more Gorbachev-like than many people might guess.

  • Throw the bums out!

    Enjoying the national pastime of watching politicians make fools of themselves over baseball.

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