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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,...

Elliot Mincberg: Why Jeff Sessions is the Wrong Choice to be the “People’s Lawyer”

Dec. 8, 2016 - History has long recognized that the Attorney General of the United States, a position established by Congress in 1789, is...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Plan to Neuter the White House Press Corps, and Neuter Our...

Jan. 16, 2017 - Tyrants don’t allow open questioning, and they hate the free press. They want total control. That’s why, according to three senior...

Robert Reich: Trump’s War on the Courts, the Press, and the States

Feb. 7, 2017 - With congressional Republicans in the majority in Congress and unwilling to cross Donald Trump, the job of containing Trump’s incipient...

David Cole: We’ll See You in Court, 2.0: Once a Muslim Ban, Still a...

March 6, 2017 - If a Muslim Ban is cleaned up to exclude Iraq, exempt lawful permanent residents and other current visa holders, is...

Kate Kendell: The Trump Administration’s Quiet Take-Down of Federal Protections Against LGBT Employment Discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 28, 2017 - Yesterday, the Trump Administration quietly issued an executive order rescinding Obama administration progress toward eliminating LGBT discrimination...

ACLU Promises Litigation on Today’s Trump Executive Order

NEW YORK May 4, 2017 - President Donald Trump today signed an executive order that would allow religious organizations to endorse political candidates and expand...

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,...

Mary Wood, Charles Woodward IV, Michael Blumm: Earth on the docket: Why Obama can’t...

December 19, 2016 - At a time when humanity must reverse course before plunging over a climate cliff, the American public has elected a...

Earthjustice Condemns Congressional Backdoor Attack on Clean Air and Water

San Francisco, CA January 27, 2017 - The following is a statement from Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen in response to introduction today of...

Ronald L. Feinman: Donald Trump Is On His Way to Second or Third Shortest...

Feb. 17, 2017 - Ronald L. Feinman is the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama (Rowman Littlefield Publishers,...