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Sunday, June 17 2018

Op-Ed

Rep. Pramila Jayapal: The mothers could not stop crying when they spoke about their...

SEATTLE, June 12, 2018 - Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after demanding and being given access...

Robert Reich: The Constitutional Crisis is Now

June 10, 2018 - I keep hearing that if Trump fires Mueller we’ll face a constitutional crisis. Or if Mueller subpoenas Trump to testify and...

James Zogby: The Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Is Back: Free Speech Is at Risk

June 9, 2018 - Back in 2016, without debate or an actual vote, the US Senate stealthily passed a disturbing and dangerous piece of...

Robert Reich: The Unconstitutional Census Power Grab (VIDEO)

June 7, 2018 - The Trump administration’s decision to alter the 2020 Census to ask people if they are American citizens is an unconstitutional power...

Wendy Feliz: Celebrating Immigrant Heritage Month and Being Welcoming Is Good for You and...

June 6, 2018 - June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and given the shrill and often negative rhetoric we hear around immigration, it seems more...

Ceridwen Cherry: Census Citizenship Question Illegally Discriminates Against Immigrants

June 6, 2018 - For the first time since 1950, the census will ask respondents whether or not they are U.S. citizens. It may...

Ed Simon: L’Etat, C’est Moi!

June 6, 2018 - Ed Simon is the Editor-at-Large for The Marginalia Review of Books,a channel of The Los Angeles Review of Books.A frequent contributor at...

Manar Waheed and Brian Hauss: The Latest Attack in the Campaign to Silence Criticism...

June 5, 2018 - Members of Congress last month introduced the “Anti-Semitism Awareness Act.” The bill purports to address a real problem: According to...

Kelly Percival: The Supreme Court’s Masterpiece Cakeshop Ruling: What Really Happened

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 7-2 decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The decision is a bit of...

Public Citizen: Pardoning D’Souza Is Trump’s Blazing Signal to Associates to Stay Loyal Amid...

May 31, 2018 - President Donald Trump today announced that he would pardon Dinesh D’Souza, a conservative political pundit and filmmaker, who in 2014...

Richard E. Frankel: What’s Dangerous About Calling Immigrants “Animals”

May 30, 2018 - By now, most Americans who follow the news have heard about Donald Trump’s description of illegal immigrants as “animals.” The...

Rep. Adam Schiff: An Open Letter to the Federal Bureau of Investigation

May 30, 2018 - One of the great privileges of my career has been the opportunity to work closely with the Federal Bureau of...

Rachel Rye Butler: Kinder Morgan deems Trans Mountain pipeline and tanker project too great...

Washington, D.C. May 29, 2018 —Today the Canadian government announced that it would buy the Trans Mountain pipeline and the infrastructure for the Expansion...

Robert Reich: America’s Megalomaniac

May 29, 2018 - I spent last week at a conference in South Korea, during which time Trump went from seeking a meeting with...

Gregory Pence: Right to Try Act Will Not Be Good for Terminally-Ill Patients

May 29, 2018 - Gregory Pence, Ph.D., professor and Chair of Philosophy, teaches bioethics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Pence studied applied ethics with...

Public Citizen: Trump Caves to Wall Street as China Trade Dispute Nears Resolution

May 22, 2018 - Statements of Public Citizen Experts WASHINGTON - Note: The Wall Street Journal reports that the U.S. and China are closer...

Karen Hobert Flynn: White House Intelligence Briefing on Confidential Informant Must Include Gang of...

May 23, 2018 - Statement of Common Cause President Karen Hobert Flynn Tomorrow’s White House briefing by law enforcement and intelligence officials to discuss a...

Robert Reich: Trump’s curious coalition of the white working class and the nation’s ownership...

May 21, 2018 - Trump’s strategy for keeping power is to build up his coalition of America’s white working class and the nation’s ownership class. It’s a...

Celine McNicholas: In Murphy Oil decision, SCOTUS deals significant blow to workers’ fundamental rights

May 21, 2018 - Today, the Supreme Court handed down a 5-4 decision in Epic Systems Corp. v Lewis (NLRB v. Murphy Oil and...

Megan Birzell: Attacks on National Forests Fail in Republican Controlled House

Washington D.C. May 18, 2018 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives stymied an effort to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act...