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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...

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,...

Eunice Hyon Min Rho: After the Fake Repeal of HB2, We Seek Transparency in...

April 7, 2017 - Eunice Hyon Min Rho is Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU Will March Madness return to Basketball Country in 2018? After the...

Robert Reich: The Art of the Putin-Trump Deal

June 1, 2017 - Say you’re Vladimir Putin, and you did a deal with Trump last year. I’m not suggesting there was any such...

Steven Harper: Follow the Money: They Say It Was About Russian Orphans. They’re Lying

August 23, 2017 - Another Trump cover-up collapses. Like its predecessors, it involves Russia. Also like its predecessors, Trump is at the center. People...

Robert Reich: Memo to Tillerson about the Moron

Oct. 6, 2017 - To: Rex Tillerson From: Robert Reich Subject: The Moron I can understand why you feel Washington is a place of “petty nonsense,” as you...

Matt Wood: Chairman Pai Tries to Rewrite Legal History of Net Neutrality with Bogus...

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2017 — On Monday, the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission released a draft “Memorandum of Understanding” (MoU) on...

Andy Rowell: “Dakota Access uses attack dogs against Natives in the name of oil”

Sept. 5, 2016 - The contrast could not have been greater. Over the weekend, speaking on the eve of the G20 summit in Hangzhou,...

Rob Boston: It Turns Out It’s ‘Unbiblical’ For A Woman To Be President. Sorry!

Oct. 27, 2016 - Every now and then, I find it useful to take a break from monitoring the familiar Religious Right groups and...