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MARTIN SCHRAM

Martin Schram is a veteran Washington journalist, author and TV documentary executive. His column is distributed by McClatchy-Tribune News Service. Email him at martin.schram@gmail.com.

Articles by MARTIN SCHRAM

Commentary: The court knows, and we're worse off Commentary: The court knows, and we're worse off
21 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The latest Supreme Court ruling — defending the rights of billionaires to try to rent, if not buy, the gratitude and votes of unlimited numbers of politicians — has just provided fresh evidence that helps us finally answer a central question that has divided the experts. [Read More]
Commentary: If West could talk to Russia's people Commentary: If West could talk to Russia's people
23 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This week, the leaders of the world’s seven largest industrial economies did a relatively easy thing. And it made them feel pretty good about themselves. [Read More]
Commentary: A pain-free victory for Putin Commentary: A pain-free victory for Putin
24 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
The official, prominent in Her Majesty’s Government, was dashing down Downing Street, heading to an important meeting in early March. Topic: what the hell to do about Vladimir Putin’s Cold Warrior ways and vows of vengeance in Ukraine. [Read More]
Commentary: Old travel technology in the 21st century Commentary: Old travel technology in the 21st century
25 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Pull yourself away from the nonstop TV news about the lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 for just a few minutes. Let’s look back at what we’ve just learned about our 21st-century selves. [Read More]
Commentary: The world according to Putin Commentary: The world according to Putin
26 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
In a week that swept us from the made-for-Hollywood uncertainty of Oscar night to the real-world uncertainty of Russia’s brinksmanship in Ukraine, we are giving fiction’s T.S. Garp the day off to screen an updated feature of his classic: “The World According to Putin.” [Read More]
Commentary: The two faces of Vladimir Putin Commentary: The two faces of Vladimir Putin
27 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Nighttime skies glowed fiery orange at the edges of Vladimir Putin’s Russia, just days ago — and the whole world was watching. [Read More]
Commentary: Creative flexibility key in Middle East Commentary: Creative flexibility key in Middle East
28 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
You can always find a good front-page story in America’s greatest newspapers — if you are willing turn enough pages. [Read More]
Commentary: Truth of CBO's Obamacare report Commentary: Truth of CBO's Obamacare report
29 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
Today’s featured presentation is an Anatomy of a Washington Murder. It is an autopsy of Capitol crimes against the truth of the flawed Affordable Care Act, which most of us now call Obamacare. [Read More]
Commentary: Shortcomings of TSA exposed Commentary: Shortcomings of TSA exposed
29 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
This was the week when America’s airline passengers got our sweet revenge. It happened right before our eyes. [Read More]
Commentary: National security priority? Education Commentary: National security priority? Education
32 weeks ago - - MARTIN SCHRAM
They are burning the midnight kilowatts in the West Wing. And they’ll probably be cutting and pasting until President Obama climbs into his limo next Tuesday night and drives 16 blocks to the gleaming-white, floodlit Capitol. [Read More]
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