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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...

George Wuerthner: The Profanity of the Profanity Peak Wolf Pack Massacre

Sept. 8, 2016 - The recent killing of six members of the Profanity Peak wolf pack in NE Washington in retribution for the loss...

Ronald L. Feinman: So You Are Considering Voting for a 3rd Party Candidate for...

Oct. 31, 2016 - Ronald L. Feinman is the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama (Rowman Littlefield Publishers,...

Stephanie Schorow: ‘Hail Trump’ salute recalls a powerful message of hate

Stephanie Schorow: ‘Hail Trump’ salute recalls a powerful message of hateDecember 9, 2016 - During a Nov. 22 celebration of Donald Trump’s election triumph,...

Kris Hayashi: President Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence

Jan. 18, 2017 - Transgender Law Center executive director Kris Hayashi issued the following statement about the news today that President Obama has commuted Chelsea Manning’s sentence: We thank...

Robert Reich: The Real Reason Republicans Want To Pull the Plug on Obamacare (VIDEO)

Feb. 12, 2017 - Don’t be fooled by Trump’s and Republican promises to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. They could repeal it, but they can’t...

Michael Moore: An Open Letter to Ivanka Trump: “Your Dad’s Not Well”

Aug. 11, 2016 - I’m writing to you because your dad is not well. Every day he continues his spiral downward – and after his...

LeeAnn Hall: As Judges Debate Climate Policy, Lives Hang In the Balance

Sept. 28, 2016 - The Clean Power Plan, President Barack Obama’s effort to cap carbon emissions from dirty power plants, came before the D.C....

Zachary Pleat: White Nationalist Who Hates Jews Will Be Trump’s Right-Hand Man In White...

President-elect Donald Trump’s first White House hire tells you everything you need to know about his commitment to his campaign’s bigoted message. Stephen Bannon,...

Susan N. Herman: Can We Fire the Electoral College?

Dec. 19, 2016 - The electors of the Electoral College met this afternoon in their respective states and anointed as president the candidate who...

AILA: Targeting Muslims and Refugees Betrays American Values and Will Not Make Us Safer

WASHINGTON, DC January 28, 2017 - The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) denounced President Trump's Executive Order that is based on the false premise...

Jordan Tama: Independent commissions more likely than regular or select congressional committees to achieve...

February 18, 2017 - February 18, 2017 - Exactly how will the U.S. conduct a fair and accurate investigation into Russian meddling in the...

Jeff Flocken: Trophy hunters need to stop taking the lives of wildlife simply for...

WASHINGTON, DC, August 17, 2016 – Jeff Flocken, North American Regional Director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), issued the following statement...

Michael Winship: At Second Debate, A Monster Calls

This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. October 11, 2016 - If there was the tiniest doubt left in your mind that Donald Trump holds no...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Seven Techniques to Control the Media

Nov. 28, 2016 - Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven...