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LLEWELLYN KING

Llewellyn King is executive producer and host of "White House Chronicles" on PBS. His column is written for Hearst Newspapers.

Articles by LLEWELLYN KING

Commentary: Even Turks don't know nation's future Commentary: Even Turks don't know nation's future
25 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
ANKARA, Turkey — It is easy to get swept up on a magic carpet when looking at Turkey. It is a stunning place for the visitor: hundreds of Greco-Roman sites, incredible ruins going back to when man first tried to do things standing up. [Read More]
Commentary: What I would say to graduates Commentary: What I would say to graduates
26 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
No one having asked me to give their commencement address this year, I have decided to give it anyway. Here. [Read More]
Commentary: Will Turkey's future be secularism or Islam? Commentary: Will Turkey's future be secularism or Islam?
27 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
ISTANBUL — The skyline of this most cosmopolitan of cities also tells the political narrative of Turkey and the strains that may decide its future. [Read More]
Commentary: Small charities tackle cancer research Commentary: Small charities tackle cancer research
28 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
No diagnosis strikes fear into people as thoroughly as cancer. It is the sum of all fears when it comes to health. [Read More]
Commentary: A disease gets its day, but who cares? Commentary: A disease gets its day, but who cares?
28 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
Today — May 12 — is not a day that is written into history. It is not a day when there is, like clockwork, a presidential proclamation, or a moment of silence. Yet, for some, it is a day of recurring infamy. [Read More]
Commentary: Step on the gas, Europeans plead Commentary: Step on the gas, Europeans plead
30 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
To hear Brenda Shaffer, a peripatetic academic specializing in European and Eurasian energy issues who is currently on a research fellowship at Georgetown University, natural gas is the predominant fuel of the 21st century, and it will be used copiously as time goes on. [Read More]
Commentary: 'Redistribution' not a dirty word Commentary: 'Redistribution' not a dirty word
30 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
If you want to get people riled up, whisper “redistribution.” Well, sorry about this, but that is what we need. We need to re-establish what might be called “the comfortable class.” [Read More]
Commentary: Scots, English: Forgetting auld acquaintance? Commentary: Scots, English: Forgetting auld acquaintance?
31 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
What looked like a kind of harmless beauty contest, the vote on Scottish independence in September is shaping up to be something quite otherwise: The death struggle for the United Kingdom. [Read More]
Commentary: Waitstaff and the minimum wage Commentary: Waitstaff and the minimum wage
33 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
So you think the federal minimum wage is $7.25? Well, that’s for people who do not get tips, or rather for those who are not recognized to get tips. [Read More]
Commentary: Earth Day '14: Only 2 cheers, please
33 weeks ago - - LLEWELLYN KING
April 22 is Earth Day and you can look forward to scattered celebrations, warnings about the future and self congratulations. The environmental community regards the first Earth Day as the beginning of the modern environmental movement. [Read More]
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