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Opinion

Tobacco companies are developing potential COVID-19 vaccines

Is Big Tobacco big enough to beat COVID-19? The properties of the tobacco plant have been well known among researchers for decades, earning it the ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Black workers’ jobs matter

The wave of protests after the police killing of George Floyd has prompted a re-examination of racism in all areas of American society. In many ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

The remarkable folly of ‘defund the police’

On September 9, 1919, after an overwhelming vote by officers in favor of striking the day before, nearly 80% of the Boston Police Department walked ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Secretary of State: I’m proud of Kentucky officials and voters

I’m proud of all Kentucky officials who came together across party lines to ensure a safe and successful election. I’m proud of the resilient Kentucky ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Kentucky election wasn’t perfect, but was overall well-done

Trying to decide how to hold an election in the midst of a global pandemic certainly wasn’t one of the first thoughts that crossed the ... Read more

1 month ago by Zac Oakes.

Our caring community responds during tragedy

It’s easy to take for granted the people who surround us every day, but it’s also important to recognize them. A tragedy took place last ... Read more

2 months ago by Advocate-Messenger.

Congress, don’t let George Floyd’s death be in vain

George Floyd was laid to rest last week, but the harrowing video of his life being snuffed out at the knee of a Minneapolis police ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

Reader says brother’s letter is ‘out of step’ with where we need to go

My brother wrote in this paper claiming that Black Lives Matter was a marxist/socialist plot and America doesn’t need to change. I think he’s out ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Let’s all try harder not to ‘destabilize and divide’ our country

In a recent letter, my friend Eben Henson made the point that the term “Black Lives Matter” was officially registered by three black Marxists in ... Read more

2 months ago by Letters to the Editor.

Juneteenth Explained: ‘History Doesn’t Repeat Itself; People Do’

By Lindsey Piercy University of Kentucky / UKnow It’s been said that history can help us understand the present and inform the future. Let’s travel ... Read more

2 months ago by Special to The Advocate-Messenger.

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