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Monday, October 23 2017

Op-Ed

Matt Hildreth: If You Care About Immigrants in America Watch These Speeches from the...

July 29, 2016 - During the last two weeks, two starkly different visions of America were on display at the Republican and Democratic conventions. While Donald...

Kae Reynolds: Clinton finds her voice – but the sexism that greets women’s speech...

July 29, 2016 - After a campaign lasting more than a year and taking in all 50 states, Hillary Rodham Clinton has delivered a...

Frank Sharry: To Donald Trump and GOP Enablers: Have You No Sense of Decency?

Aug. 1, 2016 - Donald Trump’s ongoing attacks against the Khan family are the latest, and perhaps most heartless, example of his campaign’s sustained...

John Baick: A Lack of Plain Old Good Etiquette Is Undermining Our Democracy

July 24, 2016 - John Baick is a professor of history at Western New England University in Springfield, Mass. The tone and volume of our...

American Immigration Council: Humayun Khan and America’s Debt to Foreign-Born Service Members

August 2, 2016 - Khizr and Ghazala Khan appeared at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last week to honor their son Capt. Humayun...

Wayne Pacelle: Time to get the lead out of federal wildlife management policies

August 2, 2016 - It was just a few months ago that America watched Flint unpack boxes of bottled water in the midst of...

Walter Ewing: Donald Trump’s Shortsighted Immigration Plans Won’t Secure the Homeland

Aug. 17, 2016 - As any serious national security expert will tell you, trying to find a potential terrorist by treating all immigrants or...

Humane Society Legislative Fund: A Trump presidency would be a threat to animals everywhere...

Oct. 10, 2016 - The Humane Society Legislative Fund today announces its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President, and the launch of a new...

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...

Chad H. Parker: The Danger of Making an Oil Man Secretary of State

Dec. 25, 2016 - Chad H. Parker is the SLEMCO/LEQSF Regents Professor in Liberal Arts and Associate Professor of history at the University of...

ACS statement on the Presidential Executive Order to Protect U.S. from Foreign Terrorist Entry

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2017 — As the world's largest scientific society, the American Chemical Society (ACS) expresses its concern over the Presidential Executive Order "Protecting...

Luca Trenta: Trump’s Russia scandals could be about to get much, much worse

February 21, 2017 - Whatever one thinks of the Trump administration’s policies, it is difficult to ignore that the new president’s tenure has so...

Ken Kimmel: “Skinny Budget” Disregards Science, Placing Communities at Risk

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2017—President Trump released his proposed “skinny budget” today. Below is a statement by Ken Kimmell, president of UCS. Kimmell is also the...

Ben Leathers: US Congress calls for action on Honduras in response to murders of...

April 10, 2017 - In two strongly worded letters to the new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, almost 80 United States legislators expressed their...

Public Citizen: President Names Foreclosure Prince to Oversee National Banks

Note: Today, the president nominated Joseph Otting to serve as Comptroller of the Currency, regulator of national banks. Otting previously served as CEO of...

Chase Strangio, ACLU: We Are Taking Trump to Court to Stop His Illegal and...

Aug. 28, 2017 - When President Trump took to Twitter on the morning of July 26 to issue a series of lies about transgender...

Andy Rowell: “Dakota Access uses attack dogs against Natives in the name of oil”

Sept. 5, 2016 - The contrast could not have been greater. Over the weekend, speaking on the eve of the G20 summit in Hangzhou,...

Rob Boston: It Turns Out It’s ‘Unbiblical’ For A Woman To Be President. Sorry!

Oct. 27, 2016 - Every now and then, I find it useful to take a break from monitoring the familiar Religious Right groups and...

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...

Robert Reich: Five Ways Trump’s “News Conference” Wasn’t a News Conference

Jan. 13, 2017 - Tyrants don’t allow open questioning, and they hate the free press. They want total control. That’s why Trump’s so-called “news...