Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin

Correa is losing his grip in Ecuador

Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa has given the world a lot of laughs, however unintentionally. But as leftist regimes collapse across the region, there are signs his countrymen have tired of being the punchlines.

Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin: Missouri professors stick up for mob rule

Newspapers hardly run obituaries unless somebody pays for them, so you probably didn’t see the official death notice of the English language a couple of weeks ago. When the University of Missouri released a letter from 115 faculty members supporting their colleague Melissa Click and demanding that the school “defend her First Amendment rights of protest and freedom to act as a private citizen,” words lost all meaning.

Op-Ed

Sex with robots! What would George Jetson say?

I have just one question for 2016: What took you so long? This year has been so bat-doodoo insane that for months I’ve been longing for Donald Trump to fix the camera with a steely gaze during one of the Republican debates and bark, “2015, you’re fired!”

Op-Ed

Glenn Garvin: Dropouts from Common Core

Policy-wonk fights are usually pretty boring, at least to outside-the-Beltway folks with actual lives. But battle over control of school curriculums often have surprising sex appeal — sometimes literally.

Op-Ed

Another media valentine to Fidel

I imagine devout atheist Fidel Castro would demur. But surely he is the patron saint of bad journalism. He literally owes his half-century as Cuban dictator to a fanboy New York Times reporter named Herbert Matthews.

Op-Ed

‘Courage?’ Guess it’s all relative

Alzheimer’s disease is not the only thing laying waste to American memories. The brains of our political leaders seem afflicted with a terrible pathology that inverts morality and makes them remember hateful serial killers as heroes.

About Glenn Garvin

Glenn Garvin

@glenngarvin

Glenn Garvin spent nearly 20 years as a foreign correspondent and 12 more as the Herald's TV critic. He is a 1975 graduate of Stanford University.

Videos

Miami says goodbye to Jose Fernandez

Thousands of fans gathered on Sept. 28, 2016 to bid farewell to Jose Fernandez as his funeral procession stopped at Ermita de la Caridad and St. Brendan Catholic Church.
Matias J. Ocner and Pedro Portal mocner@miamiherald.com
Miami says goodbye to Jose Fernandez 1:26

Miami says goodbye to Jose Fernandez

Child dies after being left in van 0:37

Child dies after being left in van

Jose Fernandez funeral procession arrives at the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity 2:42

Jose Fernandez funeral procession arrives at the Shrine of Our Lady of Charity

Fans say goodbye as Jose Fernandez funeral procession leaves Marlins Park 2:05

Fans say goodbye as Jose Fernandez funeral procession leaves Marlins Park