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Wednesday, August 15 2018

Op-Ed

Thomas J. Rachko, Jr. : White Supremacists See a Friend in Trump

Aug. 14, 2018 - Thomas J. Rachko, Jr. is Associate, US Program The sight of white supremacists calling for “white civil rights” in front of...

Zachary Mueller: Kris Kobach Sees Threats to Election Integrity Everywhere, but in the Kansas...

Aug. 14, 2018 - A week after the polls have closed in the Kansas Republican primary for governor, the race is still too close...

Robert Reich: How Trump’s War on Regulation is Trickle-Down Economics

Aug. 13, 2018  - When Trump’s not blaming foreigners for everything that ails America, he’s blaming regulations. Last week he even blamed regulations for the...

Brian Hauss: Donald Trump cannot muzzle federal employees with nondisclosure agreements

NEW YORK, Aug. 13, 2018 — Donald Trump today acknowledged the existence of nondisclosure agreements for White House staff. Brian Hauss, staff attorney with...

Frank Sharry to the U.S. Senate: Reject the Nomination of Ronald Vitiello to Head...

August 10, 2018 - “As our generation’s darkest moral scandal – the separation of innocent children from safety-seeking parents – continues to enrage the...

Michael Copps: Sinclair-Tribune Merger Termination is a Major Victory for Democracy

Aug. 9, 2018 - Today, Tribune Media Company announced it terminated its merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group. The termination comes after the Federal Communications...

Michael J. Socolow: As long as insecurity and anxiety can be exploited, there will...

Michael J. Socolow, University of Maine August 8, 2018 - Confrontational characters spouting conspiracy theories and promoting fringe ideas have been with us since the...

Fred Wertheimer: Federal Law Prohibits the “Solicitation” from a Foreign Source that Occurred with...

Aug. 7, 2018 - Statement of Democracy 21 President Fred Wertheimer Federal law prohibits a person from soliciting contributions, including in-kind contributions, from foreign nationals...

Feinstein Statement on 3D Gun Ruling

Washington August 1, 2018 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today issued the following statement in response to a federal restraining order barring the publication...

Robert Reich: 6 Reasons for Hope in Trump Times (VIDEO)

July 28, 2018 - In these darkest of days, here’s what gives me hope: First, Donald Trump has been a giant wake-up call that we...

Liz Hayes: White Evangelical Christians Are Only Religious Group To Approve Of Trump, Country’s...

July 23, 2018 - A new poll confirms that white evangelical Christians have very different views from just about everyone else on the state...

Jamal Abdi: Trump’s crazed, all-caps tweet threatening Iran with war last night underscores the...

Washington, D.C. July 23, 2018 - Jamal Abdi, Vice President of Policy for the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement after Trump’s...

Taryn Kiekow Heimer: Poll Finds Overwhelming Local Opposition to the Pebble Mine

July 20, 2018 - A new poll found that an overwhelming majority of Bristol Bay residents continue to oppose the Pebble Mine and believe it...

Josh Hoxie: Our Missing $10 Trillion

July 20, 2018 - A trillion dollars, a figure with twelve zeros after a one, is by any measure a ton of money. It’s...

Robert Reich: 7 Truths About Immigration (VIDEO)

July 16, 2018 - 1. A record high of 75 percent of Americans now say immigration is a “good thing” for the country. 2. America...

Angelica Salas: U.S. Has the Gall to Say Efforts to Reunify Families Are in...

Los Angeles, July 12, 2018 - The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant rights organization in California, reacted with incredulity Thursday...

John Feffer: The Dictator Dating Game

July 12, 2018 - Voiceover: Here’s the star of the show and your host, Steve Bannon! Applause. Steve Bannon: Thank you! It’s great to be back...

Aliya Hana Hussain: The courts must intervene in Trump’s Guantánamo

July 11, 2018 - “ like we’re buried alive.” That’s how CCR client Sharqawi Al Hajj describes his imprisonment at Guantánamo, as a cemetery. Before he was...

Robert Reich: What We Can Do About Trump’s Escalating Lies

July 11, 2018 - As the political season heats up, Trump is ramping up his lies through his three amplifiers: Fox News, rallies, and...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Art of the No Deal (revised and updated)

July 9, 2018 - Trump promised to be America’s dealmaker in chief. “We need a leader that wrote The Art of the Deal,” he said...