Opinion contributor John A. Tures is a professor of political science at LaGrange College in LaGrange, Ga. His views are his own. He can be reached at [email protected]. His Twitter account is JohnTures2.
Tying mandatory military service to voting goes against the spirit of Memorial Day | John A. Tures
By: John Tures - May 28, 2023
Republicans already have problems with younger voters. The plan by an outsider GOP presidential hopeful will make it even worse.
Dangerous deregulation hurts bank depositors, investors and our economy | John A. Tures
By: John Tures - May 5, 2023
It's time to reinstitute the 2009-2010 era reforms that prevented bank failures.
Americans support transgender rights, especially when they know a trans person | John A. Tures
By: John Tures - April 20, 2023
That support outstrips the efforts of policymakers who would take away their rights
How Democrats won the West | John A. Tures
By: John Tures - January 2, 2023
Since 1992, Democrats have flipped the region away from Republican control, a shift that began with the end of the Cold War and carried through a Pacific Coast economic recession, anti-racism demonstrations and violence in Los Angeles and the area’s increasing diversity.
What Georgia’s 2022 runoff can teach us about the 2024 White House race | John A. Tures
By: John Tures - December 12, 2022
Campaign on this -- not that, for starters.
Early voting mattered In Georgia in 2022. Don’t let them cancel it in 2024 | John A. Tures
By: John Tures - November 28, 2022
It would be a slap in the face to working Americans and the parents of school-aged children
How the GOP’s expected red wave crashed on the rocks of the insurrection | John A. Tures
By: John Tures - November 13, 2022
Maybe the insurrectionists weren’t thinking about the next election. They should have been.
Sixty years ago, ‘Florida Man’ helped defend our rights | John A. Tures
By: John Tures - September 7, 2022
How one man really can make a difference -- and why it matters to us now.