Tuesday, December 18 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...

Ronald L. Feinman: It’s Possible Donald Trump Could Win a Smaller Percentage of the...

Oct. 8, 2016 - Ronald L. Feinman is the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama (Rowman Littlefield Publishers,...

Christopher Sebastian Parker: The real reason Trump won: White fright

November 18, 2016 - Many presidents have assumed the reins of a divided nation, but we’ve never seen anything like the reaction to Donald...

Jill Richardson: The Year of ‘Post-Truth’

Dec. 21, 2016 - “Post-Truth.” The Oxford English Dictionary named this its word of the year for 2016. This was a year when campaign lies...

Lisa Koop: Trump’s perceptions of immigration law and immigrants themselves are entirely untethered from...

Jan. 28, 2017 - Immigration Lawyer Lisa Koop is adjunct professor at the Notre Dame Law School The executive orders issued by the president yesterday...

Patricia McGuire, President, Trinity College: On Lies and the Truths We Must Tell

Feb. 18, 2016 - Patricia McGuire has been President of Trinity since 1989. Before coming to Trinity, Ms. McGuire was the Assistant Dean for...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Bonkers Budget (VIDEO)

March 16, 2017 - Donald Trump ran for president as a man of the people, who was going to fight for those who were...

Wayne Pacelle: Taking USDA’s Wildlife Services program to court

April 6, 2016 - Last month, a federal agent placed an M-44 cyanide bomb on public lands in eastern Idaho. As intended, it detonated,...

Margaret Huang: President Trump’s Budget is a Rejection of Human Rights

NEW YORK, NY, May 23, 2017 - In response to President Trump’s federal budget, Amnesty International USA’s executive director, Margaret Huang, released the following...

Richard E. Frankel: What Does it Mean to Carry the Swastika Flag?

Aug. 16, 2017 - Richard E. Frankel, Associate Professor of Modern German History at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is the author of Bismarck's...

ACLU Comment on Trump Administration’s New Travel Ban Restrictions

NEW YORK September 24, 2017 - President Trump tonight issued a third version of his Muslim ban. Like the previous version, this ban blocks...

Public Citizen: Trump’s Tough-on-Crime DOJ Will Let Corporate Bribery Slide

November 29, 2017 - Tough guy Attorney General Jeff Sessions is eager to throw the book at low-level, nonviolent offenders, but is ready to...

Brian Tashman: Congress Needs To Hold ICE Accountable for Abuses and Lawlessness

Feb. 5, 2018 - When Karah de Oliveira and her husband, Fabiano, showed up at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Office in Lawrence,...

Lindsey German: John Bolton – An Uber Hawk With Warmongering Ambitions

March 23, 2018 - The world became rather more dangerous last night with the appointment of John Bolton as National Security Adviser to Donald...