CN+R Columns & Opinions

The case for a 4-day work week

Work fills the time alloted for it. As Joe Pinsker wrote for The Atlantic last month: “When we have 40 hours of work a week, we find ways to work for 40 hours.” That’s not to say we …

For Chatham’s unvaccinated, it’s time for a reality check

It’s time for a reality check. That’s the message from both a World Health Organization epidemiologist and the director of the Chatham County Public Health Department (see story, page A1) in …

What makes a home?

Home. Before your mind jumps to the physical and metaphorical meanings of this loaded word, try saying it slowly out loud. Or, if you are reading this in public, you could whisper quietly. Home. Do …

Rep. Reives: Child Tax Credit is one of most pro-family policies enacted by Congress in generations

Last week, many families across our community woke up to a deposit in their bank account via the Child Tax Credit. That money, signed into law by President Biden in the American Rescue Plan, has not …

North Carolina can lead on LGBTQ nondiscrimination

As a longtime North Carolina faith leader, I am hoping that Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis will help find common ground to ensure fairness and equality for all Americans. For decades, …