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Wednesday, December 7 2016

Op-Ed

Robert Reich: The Art of the Autocrat

Dec. 7, 2016 - Last week, Trump made a deal with Carrier (and its parent, United Technologies) to keep 800 jobs in Indiana rather...

Richard Eskow: How Trump’s Grift Gave Government to the 0.01 Percent

Dec. 5, 2016 - Our country’s privileged few used to exert their control through political surrogates. Now, thanks to Trump, they’re taking a more...

Friends of the Earth International: We stand in solidarity with the water protectors at...

LAMPUNG, Indonesia, Dec. 2, 2016 - Here follows a collective statement by the Friends of the Earth International network on Standing Rock: We, Friends of the...

Bill McKibben: How to Save the Planet From President Trump

Dec. 1, 2016 - We’re going to be dealing with an onslaught of daily emergencies during the Trump years. Already it’s begun — if...

William D. Lopez: How Trump’s immigration enforcement could affect families and communities

November 30, 2016 - When immigration officers forcibly remove individuals from their homes, it impacts the psychological, emotional and economic well-being of their families...

Lee Rowland: No, President-Elect Trump, You Can’t Get Locked Up or Lose Your Citizenship...

Nov. 29, 2016 - Lee Rowland is Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project President-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted today that anyone who...

Arnold Giammarco: After 50 Years as a Legal Immigrant, I Spent 18 Months in...

Nov. 28, 2016 - One Saturday afternoon in 2011, my wife and daughter were out, and I was on my front steps, talking on...

Brenda Ekwurzel: The World Depends on NASA Earth Science —And So Do You

Nov. 28, 2016 - Brenda Ekwurzel is Senior Climate Scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists Word has it that the NASA Earth Science...

James J. Zogby: Standing Rock and Palestine: The Struggle for Justice is One

Nov. 26, 2016 - James Zogby is President of the Arab American Institute, a non-profit, nonpartisan national leadership organization created to nurture and encourage...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Seven Techniques to Control the Media

Nov. 28, 2016 - Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven...

America’s Voice: Why exit polls are wrong about Latino voters in Arizona

Washington – In a new Arizona Republic piece, “Why exit polls are wrong about Latino voters in Arizona,” Stephen A. Nuño and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta...

Randi Weingarten: Betsy DeVos will focus on privatizing, defunding and destroying public education in...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2016 — In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education, AFT President Randi...

Meredith McGehee: The President is not above the law or the Constitution

Nov. 22, 2016 - Meredith McGehee is Chief of Policy, Programs and Strategy Today in a wide-ranging interview with the New York Times, President-elect Donald...

Paul Ehrlich and Anne Ehrlich: First thoughts on Trump-era science

SYDNEY, Nov. 22, 2016 - Stanford researchers Paul and Anne Ehrlich offer suggestions on coping in a world where science suddenly feels devalued. Like virtually...

Lou del Bello: Climate action gathering shakes off the Trump effect

MARRAKECH, Nov. 21, 2016 - Lou del Bello is a Freelance journalist and regular IRIN contributor If last year's climate talks in Paris saw UN...

Robert Reich: The First 100 Day Resistance Agenda

Nov. 21, 2016 - Trump’s First 100 Day agenda includes repealing environmental regulations, Obamacare, and the Dodd-Frank Act, giving the rich a huge tax...

Fred Wertheimer: Legislation Needed to Require Trump to Comply with Blind Trust Requirements of...

November 21, 2016 - In his first two weeks as president-elect, Donald Trump already has shown that he will be a walking conflict of...

Freedom From Religion Foundation: Steve Bannon a threat to all we hold dear

Nov. 21, 2016 - A key Donald Trump policy advisor is a threat to the Freedom From Religion Foundation's core values and mission —...

Christopher Sebastian Parker: The real reason Trump won: White fright

November 18, 2016 - Many presidents have assumed the reins of a divided nation, but we’ve never seen anything like the reaction to Donald...

Dave Johnson: Today’s Broken Trump Promise: “I Won’t Cut Medicare”

Nov. 18, 2016 - President-elect Donald Trump made a number of promises to his voters. Here is today’s post about a promise that he...