Saturday, December 15 2018

Op-Ed

Jay Stanley: There’s Nothing Inevitable About Apps That Track Your Every Move

Dec. 12, 2018 - The New York Times on Monday ran an extensive article on how the locations of millions of American are being...

Lindsay Koshgarian: Nine Things to Buy with $5 Billion Instead of a Border Wall

December 12, 2018 - On Thursday Congress passed a stopgap funding measure to keep parts of the federal government open until December 21, when Congress must...

Kathy Toler: I’m a postal worker. If you get mail in a small town...

Dec. 12, 2018 - I’ve been a postal clerk for 23 years, serving my customers in a public post office in Gresham, Oregon. As you...

Robert Weissman: Clean Water Rule Rollback May Benefit Golfer-in-Chief While Wiping Out Protections for...

Dec. 10, 2018 - Note: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is expected to announce on Tuesday a rollback of the Clean Water Rule...

David Cole: No Relief: William Barr Is as Bad as Jeff Sessions — if...

Dec. 7, 2018 - Donald Trump’s nomination of William Barr to succeed Jeff Sessions as attorney general ought to raise alarm bells across the...

Margo G. Wootan: Trump Administration Reverses Progress on School Meals

Dec. 6, 2018 - The Trump administration is putting politics before children’s health in ways worse than were expected. The rule released today by the...

Robert Reich: Trump Takes on General Motors (And Guess Who Wins?)

December 6, 2018 - Donald Trump’s “America first” economic nationalism is finally crashing into the reality ...

Scott Nicol: There’s No Real Difference Between Border Walls and Border Fences

December 6, 2018 - Sometime between now and Dec. 21*, when the current appropriation for the Department of Homeland Security will expire,...

Adam Schiff: Trump is compromised. What else is he hiding and who else knows...

Dec. 4, 2018 - For more than a century, the FBI has worked to identify and counter the threat posed by foreign powers attempting to...

Stephen Corry: When missionary John Allen Chau decided to visit North Sentinel Island, he...

Nov. 29, 2018 - Mary Ho, the head of the missionary agency which supported John Chau, is now claiming that he was not a...

Madhuri Grewal: How Trump Weaponized the Government’s Refugee Resettlement Agency

November 28, 2018 - The American November 28, 2018 - Back in April, Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection, both under...

Todd Miller: Why the Migrant Caravan Story Is a Climate Change Story

Nov. 27, 2018 - Less than a mile south of the U.S.-Mexico border, in Sasabe, Mexico, a Guatemalan man named Giovanni (whose first name...

Ana Cecilia Pérez: Refusing to Hide: Migrants Find Power in Caravans

Nov. 26, 2018 - Most of the people arriving at the U.S. border as part of abold...

Humanitarian CEOs to U.S. Government: We have no means left to avert a catastrophe,...

New York, NY, Nov. 26, 2018 - The stakes in Yemen are shocking and must be stated clearly: 14 million people are at risk...

Frank Sharry: Tear gassing women and children fleeing violence won’t make America great again.

Nov. 26, 2018 - President Trump and his advisors see fear-mongering over the caravan and border security as a way to change the news...

Sameer Ahmed and Imaan Patel: Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Military Enlistment Policy

Nov. 21, 2018 - Sameer Ahmed is Staff Attorney, ACLU of Southern California.  Imaan Patel is Law Clerk, ACLU National Political Advocacy Department. Despite attacking...

Wenonah Hauter: Trump tries to slip climate chaos report past Americans while they’re celebrating...

Washington, D.C.  Nov. 23, 2018 – Today, Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment was released, delivering yet another pressing message on the...

Wendy Feliz: This Thanksgiving, Resist the Divided America Story

Nov. 21, 2018 - “What if this is not the darkness of the tomb, but the darkness of the womb?” asked Valerie Kaur in...

Feinstein Statement on Khashoggi Killing

Washington November 20, 2018 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement after President Trump said he would not hold Saudi Crown...

Dr. Franz Camenzind: Why Wilderness? Because it’s irreplaceable

Nov. 15, 2018 - A lot is being said about wilderness these days: some misrepresentations and a lot of confusion as to what wilderness...