Saturday, October 20 2018

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...

James J. Zogby: UN resolution reaffirming illegality of Israeli settlements largely a restatement of...

Dec. 24, 2016 - There was considerable drama leading up to the passage of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 (UNSCR 2334) reaffirming the...

Bill Moyers: Donald Trump’s Demolition Derby

Jan. 27, 2017 - We’re a week into the Trump administration and it’s pretty obvious what he’s up to. First, Donald Trump is running...

Lorne Stockman: FERC Alternative Climate Facts Exposed

Feb. 20, 2017 - Long before Trump spokeswoman Kellyanne Conway took the phrase ‘alternative facts’ mainstream, a rogue federal agency with authority to ram...

Eric Lohr: Russian interventions in other people’s elections: A brief history

Demonstrators against Russian military actions in Ukraine rally in New York, March 2, 2014. AP Photo/John Minchillo March 16, 2017 - In the last nine years,...

Galen Sherwin: What Does Mike Pence’s ‘No Girls Allowed’ Rule Have in Common With...

April 6, 2017 - Of all the shockingly retrograde views about gender that the past year has brought us, a top contender is the...

Douglas Blackmon: ‘RussiaGate’ Has Become a Catastrophic Failure of Leadership

May 23, 2017 - A version of this post first appeared on Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Douglas A. Blackmon’s Facebook page. A little more than a...

James David Robenalt: We are all in a giant bouncy house with a petulant,...

August 21, 2017 - James David Robenalt is an author and lawyer. His most recent book is January 1973, Watergate, Roe v. Wade, Vietnam...

Arn Pearson: The Power of Impeachment: Grounds, Modern Practice, and President Trump

To: Interested Parties From: Arn Pearson, Senior Fellow, People For the American Way Date: September 27, 2017 Re: The Power of Impeachment: Grounds, Modern Practice, and President Trump The power of impeachment—firmly...

Frank Sharry: Senators Should Oppose Kirstjen Nielsen’s Nomination as DHS Secretary

Washington, DC December 4, 2017 - Later this afternoon, the U.S. Senate will vote on cloture on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen for DHS...

Robert Reich: Trump’s 20 Worst Broken Promises (VIDEO)

Feb. 5, 2018 - Trump Voters: One Year in, and he’s Broken 20 Big Promises He Made to You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHG7appJ6Io 1. He told you he’d cut your...

Mary Giovagnoli: Trump Administration Refugee Admissions Fall Drastically Short of Six-Month Benchmark

March 30, 2018 - Six months into fiscal year 2018, the Trump administration has admitted roughly 10,520 refugees, a number so low that it...