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...

Kelly Hayes: Obama Pipeline Plot Twist Is Not a Victory—And Could Erase the Struggle

Sept. 10, 2016 - All Native struggles in the United States are a struggle against erasure. The poisoning of our land, the theft of our...

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,...

Robert Reich: The Art of the Autocrat

Dec. 7, 2016 - Last week, Trump made a deal with Carrier (and its parent, United Technologies) to keep 800 jobs in Indiana rather...

Robert Weissman: Trump’s Conflicts Are Inescapable as Long as He Maintains Ownership of His...

Jan. 10, 2017 - Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen President-elect Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest will be inescapable, engulfing and consequential unless he...

Ken Kimmell: Pruitt will not carry out the job of EPA Administrator to robustly...

WASHINGTON, February 1, 2017—The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has advanced Scott Pruitt’s nomination to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, putting the question...

Kelly Lytle Hernandez: America’s mass deportation system is rooted in racism

February 27, 2017 - A rowdy segment of the American electorate is hell-bent on banning a specific group of immigrants from entering the United...

Robert Reich: No, Paul, It Wasn’t Because of “Growing Pains”

March 25, 2017 - House Speaker Paul Ryan, in his press conference following the demise of his bill to replace Obamacare, blamed Republicans who...

Robert Reich: First 100 Days: Trump and the Degradation of the Presidency

April 24, 2017 - Trump’s failure to accomplish little or any of his agenda during his first 100 days shouldn’t blind us to the vast...

Michael Winship: President Trump, This Way to the Egress

July 6, 2017 -This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. A tune was running through my head all this past Fourth of July weekend, and it...

America’s Voice: Trifecta of Hate: Charlottesville, Arpaio, Now Dreamers

Sept. 5, 2017 - The following are reactions from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, and Juan Escalante, DACA recipient and...

Robert Reich: How to End Crony Capitalism

Oct. 25, 2017 - The largest corporations and richest people in America – who donated billions of dollars to Republican candidates the House and...

Jenny Rowland and Kate Kelly: 6 Ways Interior Secretary Zinke Failed American Public Lands...

Dec. 27, 2017 - On his first day as Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke famously arrived at work on horseback. He had good...

Robert Reich: The Meaning of America

Feb. 18, 2018 - When Trump and his followers refer to “America,” what do they mean? Some see a country of white English-speaking Christians. Others want...

Genna Reed: Peter Wright’s Nomination at EPA Means Superfund Conflicts of Interest in Almost...

April 17, 2018 - Last month, the Trump administration nominated Peter Wright from DowDuPont to serve as Assistant Administrator at the EPA’s Office of...