Op-Ed

Aled Jones and Will Steffen: Our climate is like reckless banking before the crash...

Our climate is like reckless banking before the crash – it's time to talk about near-term collapse ...

Donald J. Fraser: Cynicism May be the Real Threat to Impeachment

Dec. 9, 2019 - Donald J. Fraser has spent a lifetime working in a variety of capacities in government. Fraser holds a...

ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Refusal to Hear Challenge to Unethical Kentucky Abortion Law

WASHINGTON December 9, 2019 - The Supreme Court announced today it would not review a decision by the Sixth...

Kamala Harris: I am suspending my campaign today

December 3, 2019 - Eleven months ago at the launch of our campaign in Oakland I told you all: “I am not...

The Elders' statement on the unprecedented attack on multilateralism

The multilateral system is under unprecedented attack. Isolationist and arbitrary actions by leading powers, including the United States, are threatening to undermine...

Robert Reich: Who is Worse: Donald Trump or Mitch McConnell? (VIDEO)

December 2, 2019 - He’s maybe the most dangerous politician of my lifetime. He’s helped transform the Republican Party into a cult,...

James J. Zogby: Trump Is Dismantling the International Order

December 2, 2019 - The Trump Administration’s declaration that Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian lands are not illegal was, in fact, a...

National Security Action: A Fundamental Disrespect for Our Troops

WASHINGTON, D.C.  Nov. 29, 2019— President Trump has fashioned himself as a champion of America’s troops, as he did again in his...

Baskut Tuncak: Bhopal: Chemical industry must respect human rights

GENEVA November 27, 2019 - In commemoration of the 35th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster, a UN human rights expert is calling...

Mohamed Mohamed: The US Stance on Israeli Settlements: The Law of Force Trumps the...

November 22, 2019 - President Donald Trump’s administration has once again upended decades of the official US position on Israeli settlements, which...

Erika Guevara-Rosas: Exoneration of Scott Warren is a Triumph for Humanity

Nov. 20, 2019 - In response to the humanitarian volunteer Dr. Scott Warren being found not guilty of the charges...

Theodore J. Kury: What the battle over control of PG&E means for US utility...

PG&E is the largest U.S. utility. AP Photo/Jeff Chiu Theodore J. Kury, University of Florida November 18, 2019 - There’s a battle raging over the ownership of...

John A. Tures: Picking Baseball’s Hall-Of-Fame Using Moneyball Methods

November 18, 2019 - Whether you are a fan of baseball or not, you’ve heard of, and probably seen, the film “Moneyball” starring Brad...

John Feffer: Did the Fall of the Berlin Wall Produce the Trump Presidency?

Nov. 14, 2019 - The Berlin Wall fell 30 years ago. It was one of the few unambiguously joyous moments in modern history. This...

Jill Richardson: The EPA’s war on science continues

Nov. 14, 2019 - The Trump EPA wants to introduce a new rule: Its scientists can only use studies that make all of their...

Negin Owliaei: Time for a billionaire ban

Nov. 14, 2019 - Bill Gates wants you to know he pays taxes. “I’ve paid more than $10 billion in taxes. I’ve paid more than...

Marco Dorado: I Have DACA. No Matter What the Supreme Court Decides, I’ll Continue...

Nov. 11, 2019 - On November 12, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments regarding the legality of President Trump’s 2017 rescission of...

Robert Reich: Why Billionaires Don’t Really Like Capitalism

Nov. 11, 2019 - Billionaires are wailing that Elizabeth Warren’s and Bernie Sanders’s wealth tax proposals are attacks on free market capitalism. Warren “vilifies successful...

Steve Calandrillo: 5 ways life would be better if it were always daylight saving...

Never “spring forward” or “fall back” again. Pair Srinrat/Shutterstock.com Steve Calandrillo, University of Washington November 11, 2019 - In my research on daylight saving time, I have...

John Feffer: Examining Trump World’s Fantastic Claims About Ukraine

Nov. 7, 2019 - In fantasy sports, participants draft their own dream teams out of the rosters of existing players. That’s what Donald Trump...