Peter Dreier

Not Too Funny: Oscars host Seth MacFarlane made jokes about gays, women, Latinas and Jews. Just because he was an equal opportunity offender doesn?t make it any less, well, offensive. Plus, he wasn?t too funny.

Oscars Host Seth MacFarlane Crossed Line To Bigotry and Anti-Semitism

Oscars writers seem to think that Hollywood is so liberal that they can get away with bigotry and anti-Semitism because everyone knows they’re “just joking.” Well this year, they went too far.

Obama Would Bring Out the Best in Us

At a time when America is facing great economic turmoil, we need a president who is steady, mature, responsible, thoughtful and clear-thinking. We need a president who is deliberate, not volatile.

Thank You, Shawn Green

My 7-year old daughter Sarah’s soccer team, which I co-coach, plays every Saturday during the fall. At the team’s Tuesday night practice two weeks ago, I told the players that Sarah — who is the only Jew on her team — and I wouldn’t be at the game the following Saturday because we’d be going to synagogue for Yom Kippur services