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Solutions For Change Foundation works toward a more just vision for America’s future by writing about progressive policy issues on the national stage with articles in top newspapers across America

Solutions For Change Foundation recruits and enables students, recent college graduates, and young journalists to learn to write and publish by-lined articles, commentaries, and op-eds on national, regional, and local issues and, by their fact-based and data-driven articles, to have a measurable impact on policy with congressional, cabinet, and White House leaders, as well as state and local decision-makers, candidates for office of all parties, and readers

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    Award
    January 13, 2016
    National Press Club president John Hughes presents President's Award to Robert Weiner

    for Solutions For Change Foundation's program recruiting young journalists
    to write issues opinion articles in top newspapers across the country;
    more than 800 articles published to date

    Interns
    Robert Weiner and Dr. Pat Berg at National Press Club with 2014 fall-winter intern op-ed writers Evan Baumel, Florian Prommer, and Joseph Abay

  • Issue-driven articles by our interns have appeared in many national newspapers:

  • Florida Sun-Sentinel (Truths and Myths about ACA)
  • Michigan Chronicle (Voter Suppression)
  • San Diego Union-Tribune (Drones)
  • Baltimore Sun (Cancer Research Funding)
  • Palm Beach Post (Youth Signups for ACA)
  • Virginian-Pilot (Gerrymandering -- A Plague on Both our Parties)
  • New Jersey Star Ledger (Baseball Continues to Balk on Player Drug Use)
  • Washington Times (The Myth of "Training" to Fight ISIS)
  • and more

  • PUBLICATIONS:

    2019

  • February 12, 2019 -- "‘Ageism’ is always wrong in politics and the workforce" -- in The Post and Courier, Charleston SC -- by Robert Weiner and Elaine C. Nalikka of SFC | PDF
          • February 12, 2019 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • January 31, 2019 -- "Amid The Chaos, Hope From Washington: Election Reform First Up In House" -- in LaborPress -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | PDF
          • February 1, 2019 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • January 16, 2019 -- "Roberts should appeal his Kavanaugh complaints" -- in Commercial Appeal, Memphis TN -- by Robert Weiner and Elaine Nalikka of SFC | PDF
          • January 17, 2019 -- "Roberts Should Appeal to His Own Supreme Court on his Kavanaugh Complaints" -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • 2018

  • December 22, 2018 -- "The New Politics And The Speech That Will Save America" -- in LaborPress -- by Robert Weiner, Jared Schwartz, and Ben Lasky of SFC
  • December 21, 2018 -- "Brown, Portman, Ryan fight cuts aimed at entitlement programs" -- in The Vindicator (Youngstown OH) -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC
          • December 21, 2018 -- "Brown, Portman, Ryan--Key Defenders Against McConnell's Entitlement Cuts and Private Pension Crashing" -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • November 18, 2018 -- "Abe Fortas Precedent May Hold for House Investigation of Kavanaugh Proceedings in New Congress" -- by Robert Weiner and Emilie Solberg of SFC -- in Memphis Commercial Appeal | Original
          • November 20, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H1 (1st lead oped nationwide)
  • November 19, 2018 -- "Booker should have been in this picture with Trump, supporting the bipartisan criminal justice reform bill" -- by Robert Weiner and Jared Schwartz of SFC -- in New Jersey Star Ledger and NJ.COM | Original
  • November 15, 2018 -- "Flint Water, Immigrant Child Cages: Prosecute Abusive Public Officials" -- in LaborPress -- by Robert Weiner, Ben Lasky and Madeline Cusick of SFC | Original
          • November 17, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • November 11, 2018 -- "Booker’s 2020 hopes could get a lift from reform bill" -- by Robert Weiner and Jared Schwartz of SFC -- in New Jersey Star Ledger network
  • November 10, 2018 -- "New Mexico’s private prisons — justice for corporate bottom line" -- by Robert Weiner and Jared Schwartz of SFC -- in Santa Fe New Mexican | Original
          • November 29, 2018 -- "Private Prisons -- Justice for Corporate Bottom Line" -- Reprinted -- in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead op-ed nationwide)
  • October 25, 2018 -- "Trump Stops Money to Hungary Free Press Either Because of Pro-Russian Leader, or He Wants Authoritarians to Have Control" -- by Robert Weiner of SFC -- Printed in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead oped nationwide)
  • October 25, 2018 -- "Safety net slipping away from families and children" -- in The Pulse Institute -- by Robert Weiner, Jared Schwartz, and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
  • October 21, 2018 -- "We still don't know where inauguration funds went" -- in Las Vegas Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Jared Schwartz of SFC | Original
          • October 23, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • October 7, 2018 -- ""Bad money vs. bad money -- Denver ballot measure could be blueprint for getting money out of politics" -- in The Colorado Sun -- by Robert Weiner, Jared Schwartz, and Ben Lasky of SFC
          • October 8, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • October 2, 2018 -- "Working Families' Children Could Fall Off Food 'Benefit Cliff'" -- in LaborPress -- by Robert Weiner, Jared Schwartz, and Ben Lasky of SFC
          • October 3, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • September 7, 2018 -- "Andrew Gillum's lesson: Be a Democrat or a progressive, not a socialist" -- in Tallahassee Democrat -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC
          • September 11, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • July 18, 2018 -- "Government Failures Still Hurting Puerto Rican Recovery" -- in LaborPress -- by Robert Weiner, Chris Edwards, and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
          • July 20, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H1 (1st lead oped nationwide) | Original
  • July 13, 2018 -- "Point of View: In Oklahoma, marijuana legalization dangers to come" -- by Robert Weiner and Chris Edwards of SFC -- in The Oklahoman | Original
  • July 5, 2018 -- "Washington’s Latest Budget Cruelty Hurts Detroit and Nation's Vulnerable" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in Michigan Chronicle | DOC
          • July 6, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H1 (1st lead oped nationwide)
  • June 26, 2018 -- "Trump policies boost oil prices, profits for campaign donors" -- in Honolulu Star-Advertiser -- by Robert Weiner and Kyle Fleck of SFC | DOC | Original (subscription required to view)
          • June 29, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • June 26, 2018 -- "Nation-leading OSU cancer researchers worry: Will Biden's moonshot continue?" -- by Robert Weiner, Chris Edwards, and Dr. Patricia Berg of SFC -- in The Lantern, daily newspaper of The Ohio State University | DOC | Original
          • June 29, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead oped nationwide)
  • June 22, 2018 -- "Trump Kidnapped More Young Girls Than Boko Haram, and Put Them in Black Sites" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | DOC
          • June 22, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • June 2, 2018 -- "Why is Trump about to pardon or commute disgraced Illinois ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich?" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC
          • June 6, 2018 -- "Trump-Blagojevic Pay-For-Play: Chicago Trump Tower Tax Breaks Bring Pardon" -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • May 24, 2018 -- "In these midterms, 'Comey vote' can't help Republicans" -- in Des Moines Register -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
          • May 28, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide) | Robert Weiner's comment
          • May 25, 2018 -- Reprinted by Global Energy Media
          • May 25, 2018 -- Reprinted by The Business Journals
          • May 25, 2018 -- Reprinted by ForImmediateRelease.net
  • May 13, 2018 -- "Why Commerce Secretary Ross and his Russian ties may be next in Mueller's investigation" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger | DOC | Original
          • May 14, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide) | DOC | Original
  • May 4, 2018 -- "Another health risk heads for Charles County" -- by Robert Weiner of SFC -- in The Washington Post
          • May 6, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • April 20, 2018 -- "Guest Column: An assault weapons ban would make a difference" -- by Robert Weiner and Brad Star of SFC -- in The Colorado Springs Gazette | DOC | HTML | Original (requires subscription)
          • April 27, 2018 -- "Quit Saying Restoring Assault Weapons Ban Would Mean Nothing" -- Reprinted -- in OpEd News
  • April 14, 2018 -- "National Parks Under Siege" -- by Robert Weiner, Kyle Fleck, and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in LaborPress | Original
          • April 19, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • March 24, 2018 -- "Trump’s Offer Of Korea Talks Good Step To End Nuclear Threat, Despite White House Back-And-Forth" -- by Robert Weiner, Ben Lasky, and Brad Star of SFC -- in LaborPress as headline article | Original
          • Reprinted -- in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • March 18, 2018 -- "Down with wall, up with increased port security" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in The Vindicator, Youngstown, Ohio | Original
          • March 19, 2018 -- Reprinted -- in OpEd News -- as H3 (3rd lead op-ed nationwide)
          • March 20, 2018 -- "Great op-ed from Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky regarding the important role increased port security must have on cutting off the flow of illegal drugs like fentanyl into the United States." -- Comment by Congressman Tim Ryan -- on Facebook
  • March 1, 2018 -- "Denying Success of Anti-Drug Policy" -- by Robert Weiner and Brad Star of SFC -- in The Washington Times | DOC | Original
  • February 14, 2018 -- "Commentary: 10,000 experts plan to make America 'evidence-based' again" -- by Robert Weiner and Kyle Fleck of SFC -- in Austin American-Statesmen | Original | Logo
          • February 15, 2018 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • February 8, 2018 -- "Commentary: Experience of Salt Lake Olympics shows why ban of Russian team is justified" -- by Robert Weiner and Brad Star of SFC -- in The Salt Lake Tribune | Original
  • January 29, 2018 -- "Mueller's End Game: Maybe As Soon As Trump Wants, But Not How He'd Like" -- by Robert Weiner and Kyle Fleck of SFC -- in OpEd News -- as H1 (1st lead op-ed nationwide) | DOC | Original
  • January 27, 2018 -- "Latest Infrastructure Plan Bleeds States, Cites, Needs Real Money" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in LaborPress as headline article | Original
          • February 10, 2017 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • January 17, 2018 -- "America's drug-policy office deserves real expertise at the top" -- by Robert Weiner of SFC -- in The Washington Post (top of editorial page) | Original
  • January 11, 2018 -- "Missing Conyers Already: After Conyers grilled AG Sessions, Judiciary Questioning of Deputy AG Rosenstein Shows Democrats Have Large Shoes to Fill" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in Detroit Free Press | Original
          • January 12, 2018 -- Reprinted -- in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead op-ed nationwide) | PDF
  • 2017

  • December 21, 2017 -- "The UN's Shame: Watered Down Legislation Continues UN Peacekeeper Rapes" -- by Robert Weiner and Michael Hariman of SFC -- in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide) | PDF | DOC
          • Reprinted on NewsBout
          • Reprinted on 50wire
  • December 21, 2017 -- "You can oppose the NRA and win. Time to defuse the myth if we want to end mass killings. (Guest viewpoint) -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in The Springfield Republican and MassLive | Original
          • December 21, 2017 -- Reprinted -- in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead op-ed nationwide)
  • October 26, 2017 -- "Lugar: Trump's attitude undermines objectives" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in The Indianapolis Star
  • October 27, 2017 -- "First Time In Years: A Real Chance to Save Healthcare" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in LaborPress | Original
          • October 28, 2017 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • October 25, 2017 -- "Youth at the Polls: Big Impact IF they turn out" -- by Robert Weiner and Christina McDowell of SFC -- in The Georgetowner | Original
          • October 28, 2017 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H3 (3rd lead oped nationwide)
  • October 11, 2017 -- "‘Stealth privatization’ increases risk of torture" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in Stars and Stripes | Original | As printed
          • October 13, 2017 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • September 23, 2017 -- "Trump Right On China The First Time" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in LaborPress as headline article | DOC | JPG | Original
          • September 25, 2017 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • September 9, 2017 -- "Don't Call My Dad the "A" Word: Language matters for people seeking help in the battle against addiction" -- in OpEd News -- by Jessica Hulsey Nickel and Robert Weiner
  • August 29, 2017 -- "Choose community programs over youth prisons to punish juveniles" -- in Detroit Free Press -- by Robert Weiner and Christina McDowell of SFC | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead op-ed nationwide)
  • August 25, 2017 -- "Intervals Slow Down Aging Process, New Studies Show" -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead oped nationwide) -- by Robert Weiner and Paula Hong of SFC | Original
          • First published in National Masters News (subscription required to view)
          • Also published in Star Tribune, Minneapolis MN
  • July 24, 2017 -- "Commentary: GOP, Democrats should work together on health bill" -- in Naples Daily News, Florida -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
          • July 25, 2017 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
          • July 24, 2017 -- Tweeted on Twitter by Rep. Robin Kelly, D. Illinois
          • July 24, 2017 -- Posted on Facebook by Rep. Robin Kelly, D. Illinois | Original
  • July 20, 2017 -- "Let’s Finish the Job on Rough Rides" -- in Afro.com, Baltimore / Washington DC -- by Robert Weiner and Paula Hong of SFC | Original | DOC
          • Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H3 (3rd lead op-ed nationwide)
  • July 14, 2017 -- "Weiner and McDowell: Scams against elderly are multi-billion dollar industry" -- in Tallahassee Democrat -- by Robert Weiner and Christina McDowell of SFC | Original | As published (PDF)
          • July 14, 2017 -- Reprinted in USA Today | Original
          • July 16, 2017 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • June 2, 2017 -- "Affirmative Action Under Trump -- Where Can it Go?" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Paula Hong of SFC | DOC | As printed | DOC | Original (scroll to page 10)
          • June 2, 2017 -- Reprinted by OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • May 16, 2017 -- "Mr. President, where's that infrastructure plan?" -- in The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News -- by Robert Weiner and Ryan Powers of SFC | DOC | Original | PDF
          • May 17, 2017 -- Reprinted by OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • May 11, 2017 -- "McCaffrey Wielded Smart Power Effectively" -- in The Wall Street Journal -- by Robert Weiner of SFC | DOC | Original
  • May 3, 2017 -- "Trump should keep college debt pledge" -- in San Antonio Express-News -- by Robert Weiner and Ryan Powers of SFC | DOC | Original | PDF
          • May 4, 2017 -- Reprinted by OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • April 21, 2017 -- "DeVos Push for Education “Choice” in Florida, Orlando, and Nation Helps Few, Hurts Most" -- in The Boca Raton Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Ryan Powers of SFC | DOC | Original
          • April 21, 2017 (updated) -- Reprinted by OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • April 11, 2017 -- "The Federal Reserve's missed mandate: jobs" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | DOC
          • April 11, 2017 -- Reprinted by OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • January 16, 2017 -- "U.S. Rep. Richard Neal has a new challenge: Keeping Social Security safe (Commentary)" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in The Springfield Republican and MassLive | DOC | Original
          • January 14, 2017 -- "Richie Neal now in leadership, new challenge: keep Social Security safe" -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide) | PDF
  • January 6, 2017 -- "An Hour With ... John Conyers Jr., Congressman of Michigan's 13th Congressional District" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in Hour Detroit | Original
  • 2016

  • December 14, 2016 -- "America's Scandalous Way of Paying Women" -- by Robert Weiner and Thekla Truebenbach of SFC
          • December 17, 2016 -- Printed in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead oped nationwide)
  • December 13, 2016 -- "Weiner and Lasky: Democrats, Trump can find common ground" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- in The Tallahassee Democrat | Original
          • December 21, 2016 -- "Democrats, Trump, And Congress: Surprising Common Ground" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC
          • December 17, 2016 -- Printed in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • November 19, 2016 -- "People to people approach is the best solution for Syria" -- by Robert Weiner, Mahmoud Al-Sharawy, and Ben Lasky of SFC
          • November 19, 2016 -- Printed in OpEd News -- as H3 (3rd lead oped nationwide)
  • October 17, 2016 -- "If Trump Means What He Says About No Unneeded Wars, Change President's First Briefing Each Day from Just Military Issues" -- by Robert Weiner and Thekla Truebenbach of SFC -- Printed in OpEd News | Original
  • October 22, 2016 -- "TPP is failing because we are learning what makes a bad-or good-trade deal" -- by Robert Weiner and Thekla Truebenbach of SFC
          • October 22, 2016 -- Printed in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • October 21, 2016 -- "Risking Small Boat Migration to Europe: Why Egyptian Teens Risk Their Lives" -- by Robert Weiner, Mahmoud Elsharawy, and Ben Lasky of SFC
          • October 21, 2016 -- Printed in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • September 28, 2016 -- "Enthusiasm for government despite the cynics" -- in Federal Times -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
          • September 29, 2016 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H3 (3nd lead oped nationwide)
  • September 27, 2016 -- "Purchasing peace with cocaine?" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Thekla Truebenbach of SFC | Original
  • September 2, 2016 -- "Torture: A plague on both our houses: The nation has yet to come to grips with its own truth; Rhetoric, convention speeches, and platforms show parties' opposite positions on use, but no prosecutions of decision leaders, and CIA outsourcing and condoning continues" -- Printed in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide) when printed, H3 now
  • July 14, 2016 -- "Sen. Leyva's bill would protect child victims of sex abuse" -- in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Ontario CA -- by Robert Weiner and Katie Schulze of SFC | Original
          • July 15, 2016 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • July 9, 2016 -- "The UN’s Shame: Abuses by U.N. Peacekeepers a disgrace" -- in The Commercial Appeal, Memphis TN -- by Robert Weiner and Sydney Hemmendinger of SFC | Original | DOC
          • July 10, 2016 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • July 2, 2016 -- "Benghazi myths: what Hillary can say to Trump and Gowdy" -- by Robert Weiner and Gabrielle Snowden of SFC
          • July 2, 2016 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • June 15, 2016 -- "Flags lowered, but guns still raised" -- in The Post and Courier, Charleston SC -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
  • June 8, 2016 -- "Ryan is wrong: Safety net has not 'failed'" -- in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and William Kim of SFC | Original
          • June 11, 2016 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • May 19, 2016 -- "Ban Russian Track Team from 2016 Rio Summer Olympics -- Test All Athletes Several Times Before Plus Onsite, Or Rio Could Be Dirtiest Olympics" -- in The Salt Lake Tribune -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead op-ed nationwide)
  • May 12, 2016 -- "Iowa case shows age discrimination persists, despite law" -- in The Des Moines Register -- by Robert Weiner and Daniel Khan of SFC | As printed | JPG | Original
          • May 12, 2016 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead oped nationwide)
  • April 26, 2016 -- "Politicians need to find way to reach millennials: What can be done to reach record youth turnout of 1972?" -- in The New Jersey Herald -- by Robert Weiner, William Klein, and Daniel Khan of SFC | Original
  • April 24, 2016 -- "'Lack of political will' strains space program: Mission to Mars? When?" -- in Orlando Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner, Lile Fu, and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
          • April 26, 2016 -- Reprinted on OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
          • April 27, 2016 -- "Robert Weiner, Lile Fu and Ben Lasky: In space, we stopped at one small step" -- Reprinted in Omaha Daily Herald
          • April 27, 2016 -- "Lack of political will strains space program" -- Reprinted in Hanford (CA) Sentinel
          • April 28, 2016 -- "Opinion: Lack of political will strains space program" -- Reprinted in Tucson.com (AZ)
  • April 15, 2016 -- "Fighting ISIS: Arabs Need More Involvement to Keep U.S. Support" -- by Robert Weiner and Elizabeth Burke of SFC -- in OpEd News -- as H3 (3rd lead oped nationwide) | Original
  • April 11, 2016 -- "Parity was supposed to mean treatment -- until insurance companies got in the way" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- by Robert Weiner and Elizabeth Burke of SFC | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H3 (3rd lead op-ed nationwide)
  • March 25, 2016 -- "Spiking health care costs under ACA is a myth" -- in Tallahassee Democrat -- by Robert Weiner and Daniel Khan of SFC | PDF | Original
  • March 18, 2016 -- "China, U.S. and Climate Change: "Amazing model for negotiating meaningful action" -- in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead oped nationwide) | Original
  • March 2, 2016 -- "Violent crime spike: Drugs, legalization, gun access responsible, not Ferguson effect: The predictable effects of marijuana legalization" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC | Original
  • January 22, 2016 -- "Westminster Dog Show: Big business, why one subjective judge?" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- Printed in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead op-ed nationwide)
  • January 4, 2016 -- "With Suu Kyi Barred From Assuming Presidency, Democracy Has Not Arrived in Burma" -- by Robert Weiner and Ben Lasky of SFC -- Printed in Truthout.org | Original
  • January 3, 2016 -- "A history of bowing to energy companies" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner and Brendan Agnew of SFC | Original
          • January 4, 2016 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H3 (3rd lead op-ed nationwide)
  • January 14, 2016 -- "Robert Weiner wins National Press Club President’s Award for op-ed writing program enlisting young journalists as co-authors in major papers" -- press release by Robert Weiner of SFC
          • Photos by Noel St. John | Receiving award | Accepting award | At seat with Dr. Patricia Berg | Photo with caption
  • 2015

  • September 3, 2015 -- "Presidential Candidates Will Break Reagan-O'Neill Social Security Deal Even at Upcoming Reagan Library Debate" -- in The Tallahassee Democrat -- by Robert Weiner and Eric Alves of SFC
          • September 3, 2015 -- "Presidential Candidates Will Break Reagan-O'Neill Social Security Deal Even at Upcoming Reagan Library Debate" -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • July 26, 2015 -- "Reagan's legacy will be invoked repeatedly during Cleveland's Aug. 6 GOP debate - but what does it really mean?" -- in The Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner and Eric Alves of SFC | Original
  • July 15, 2015 -- "Escape From Clinton Correctional Facility Exposes The Need For Reforms" -- in The Buffalo News -- by Robert Weiner and Sylvienne Staines of SFC | Original
  • July 12, 2015 -- "An Agenda For America's Elderly" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Chrisanthy Stotis of SFC
  • June 19, 2015 -- "Time to Ban 'Rough Rides'" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Robert Weiner and Sylvienne Staines of SFC | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • June 15, 2015 -- "Mass. Blueprint to Fight Legislature Extremism: Lesson for Nation" -- in The Springfield Republican -- by Robert Weiner and Eric Alves of SFC | Original
          • June 17, 2015 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • June 4, 2015 -- "Supreme Court’s 5-4 Decisions Can Be Reversed With Even One New Justice" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of SFC | Original
          • June 11, 2015 -- Reprinted in TruthOut
          • June 6, 2015 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • May 26, 2015 -- "Apples and oranges and college tuition" -- in The Washington Post -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of SFC | Original
  • May 8, 2015 -- "Why Not Free 4-Year College?" -- in Philadelphia Daily News -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of SFC | Original
          • May 9, 2015 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H2 (2nd lead oped nationwide)
  • May 1, 2015 -- "Fighting police brutality since the 60s must succeed now" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of SFC
          • May 7, 2015 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H1 (1st lead oped nationwide)
  • April 24, 2015 -- "Military contractors belie myth of U.S. leaving Afghanistan and Iraq: Robert Weiner and Daniel Wallace (Opinion)" -- in Cleveland Plain Dealer -- by Robert Weiner and Daniel Wallace of SFC | Original
          • April 27, 2015 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org | PDF
          • April 25, 2015 -- Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H4 (4th lead oped nationwide)
  • April 11, 2015 -- "Weiner/Coombs: Fracking's Benefits Will Eventually End" -- in News & Advance, Lynchburg VA -- by Robert Weiner and Hannah Coombs of SFC | Original
  • March 17, 2015 -- "Budget: Titanic conflict coming" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of SFC | Original
          • March 19, 2015 -- Reprinted in OpEd News
  • March 13, 2015 -- "Why No Good Neighbor Policy for Venezuela?" -- in OpEd News -- by Robert Weiner and Dan Wallace of SFC
          • March 13, 2015 -- Printed -- in OpEd News
  • March 8, 2015 -- "Will Lynch Carry On Holder’s Legacy?" -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Hannah Coombs of SFC | Original
          • Reprinted in Real Times Media
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
  • March 1, 2015 -- "Weiner and Coombs: Virginia Gun Bill Shootdown Shows Little Learned from Virginia Tech" -- in Roanoke Times -- by Robert Weiner and Hannah Coombs of SFC | Original
  • February 17, 2015 -- "Commentary: Congress’ Social Security ‘reform’ means cuts" -- in The Palm Beach Post | Original
          • February 21, 2015 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • February 19, 2015 -- Reprinted in OpEd News
  • February 4, 2015 -- "No free rein to prosecutors for misinforming and confusing jurors grand juror's courage in initiating lawsuit against McCulloch could be a national model" -- in St. Louis Post Dispatch -- by Robert Weiner, Hannah Coombs and Daniel Wallace of SFC | Original
  • February 3, 2015 -- "Prime Politics: Rand Paul’s mythology of Republican minority votes -- in Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert S. Weiner and Joseph Abay of SFC | Original
          • Reprinted in TruthOut
  • January 20, 2015 -- "Boehner’s Constitution read should only be a beginning" -- in The Hill -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of SFC | PDF | Original
          • Reprinted in TruthOut
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
  • 2014

  • December 19, 2014 -- "Congressional Orientation on Bipartisan Legislation Could Stop Gridlock" -- in Roll Call -- by Robert Weiner and Autumn Kelly of SFC | PDF | Original
          • Reprinted in AP Newsroom.com
  • December 10, 2014 -- "Prosecute The Prosecutors: A Way To Justice In Staten Island, Ferguson, Cleveland" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay of SFC | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News -- as H1 (1st lead oped nationwide)
          • Reprinted in TruthOut
  • November 21, 2014 -- "New Pope has opportunity to end Church coverup of child abuse: Guest viewpoint" -- in Masslive.com, web site of Springfield Republican newspaper in Massachusetts comments -- by Robert Weiner and Florian Prommer of SFC | Original
          • Reprinted in OpEd News
          • Reprinted in TruthOut
  • November 6, 2014 -- "The myth of ‘training’ to fight ISIS" -- in The Washington Times -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay of SFC | Original
  • October 26, 2014 -- "Gerrymandering: A Plague On Both Our Parties, Hits 3rd District Hard" -- in Virginian-Pilot -- by Robert Weiner and Tom Sherman of SFC | Original
  • October 27, 2014 -- "Marijuana Legalization and Harm Reduction -- The Myths and the Politics" -- in Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Weekly -- by Robert Weiner of SFC | Original | PDF
          • January 11, 2015 -- "Harm Reduction Vs. Legalization -- The Myths and the Politics" -- reprinted in Parents Opposed to Pot | Robert Weiner's page on Parents Opposed to Pot
  • October 17, 2014 -- "Vote November 4: Defeat Suppression Of Minorities, Youth, Workers" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Joseph Abay | Original
          • October 21, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • October 26, 2014 -- Reprinted on OpEd News | includes state-by-state analysis
  • October 17, 2014 -- "Major League Baseball Continues To Balk On Player Drug Use -- Drugged World Series Stars?" -- in New Jersey Star Ledger -- by Bob Weiner and Florian Prommer of SFC | Original
          • October 20, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org | PDF
          • October 20, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News | PDF
  • October 10, 2014 -- "Drones Spare Troops, Have Powerful Impact; Liberals And Conservatives Both Should Support Them" -- in San Diego Union-Tribune -- by Robert Weiner & Tom Sherman of SFC | Original
  • October 5, 2014 -- "Obamacare Haters Still Hurting Public" -- in South Florida Sun Sentinel -- by Robert Weiner and Evan Baumel of SFC | Original | Original (with ad) | Photo
          • October 6, 2014 -- Reprinted in TruthOut.org
          • October 8, 2014 -- Reprinted on OpEd News
  • September 17, 2014 -- "Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation’s Mortality Rate; Fund Cancer Research To Keep Breakthroughs Coming" -- in The Baltimore Sun -- by Patricia Berg, Tom Sherman, and Robert Weiner of SFC | Original
          • September 17, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org
  • August 15, 2014 -- "How Conyers Pulled Off Another Landslide" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner of SFC | Original
          • August 18, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • August 18, 2014 -- Reprinted in OpEd News | PDF
  • July 9, 2014 -- "Michigan, Nation Must Look At North Carolina’s "Moral Mondays" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Bridget Mora of SFC | Original
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
          • July 11, 2014 -- Reprinted on PR Newswire | PDF
  • June 2, 2014 -- "Conyers' Legacy Continues With Push For Jobs By Congress" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner of SFC | DOC
          • June 3, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • June 2, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF
  • March 4, 2014 -- "Commentary: Obama Needs New Health Plea for Youth as March 31 Deadline Approaches" -- in The Palm Beach Post -- by Robert Weiner and Emily Kopp of SFC | PDF | As Printed (PDF) | Original
  • January 28, 2014 -- "Jobs: Boehner-McConnell Hypocrisy Blocks Obama-Conyers Action" -- in The Michigan Chronicle -- by Robert Weiner and Emily Kopp of SFC | Original
          • January 30, 2014 -- Reprinted in Truthout.org | PDF
          • February 10, 2014 -- Reprinted in Oped News | PDF