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

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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.

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Heroin antidote becomes available without prescription

CVS pharmacist Courtney Goodman of Sarasota explains how naloxone reverses heroin and opioid overdoses. On July 1, a new Florida law takes effects that allows naloxone to be sold at pharmacies without a prescription. All 878 CVS Pharmacy locations will do so.
Claire Aronson / Bradenton Herald
Heroin antidote becomes available without prescription 1:45

Heroin antidote becomes available without prescription

UM scientist and tiger shark expert dives in to 2 films for Shark Week 1:55

UM scientist and tiger shark expert dives in to 2 films for Shark Week

Activist says anti-fascist rally in Sacramento will prevent more violence 0:55

Activist says anti-fascist rally in Sacramento will prevent more violence

Maned Wolves return to the Smithsonian's National Zoo 0:20

Maned Wolves return to the Smithsonian's National Zoo