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...

Timothy Frye: ‘Rigged’ electoral system? The willingness of losers to comply with a decision...

August 15, 2016 - Many have speculated how a Trump victory would affect the U.S., but few have thought about the consequences of a...

Peter Dykstra: COAL: The War Years

October 10, 2016 - Last weekend in the southwestern Georgia town of Andersonville, a large crowd gathered to watch two mock battles, buy souvenirs,...

Dave Johnson: Today’s Broken Trump Promise: “I Won’t Cut Medicare”

Nov. 18, 2016 - President-elect Donald Trump made a number of promises to his voters. Here is today’s post about a promise that he...

Wenzel Michalski: An Act of Murder in Berlin

Dec. 20, 2016 - Wenzel Michalski is Human Rights Watch Director, Germany On Monday night a truck ploughed through a Berlin Christmas market. After the...

Women’s Refugee Commission Responds to Trump’s Executive Order Targeting Muslim Refugees

Washington, DC January 28, 2017 - President Trump has signed an Executive Order that includes, among other provisions, a suspension of the U.S. Refugee...

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...

Kelly Lytle Hernandez: Largest deportation campaign in US history is no match for Trump’s...

Border Patrol officers detaining immigrants in a field after a few local raids. U.S. Border Patrol Museum March 16, 2017 - On the campaign trail, Donald...

Ole Solvang: Russia’s Ministry of Defense Releases Inaccurate Information on Syria Chemical Attack

April 6, 2017 - Ole Solvang is Deputy Director, Emergencies We are still investigating what killed dozens and injured hundreds of people exposed to chemicals...

Nidya Sarria: Seven People Whose Lives Have Been Upended by the Muslim Ban

May 16, 2017 - President Trump’s travel ban is a disaster. Rather than make people safer, the order has caused thousands of people to...

Diallo Brooks: Trump’s ‘Election Integrity’ Commission Harkens Back to Jim Crow

Aug. 9, 2017 - One October morning in Richmond, Virginia, 32-year old Joseph Cox watched his friends and neighbors go to the polls for the first time. The...

Jimmy Kimmel: Response to jerks who want to take our health care away (VIDEO)

Sept. 20, 2017 - Jimmy responds to Senator Bill Cassidy, Senator Lindsey Graham, Governor Chris Christie, and Brian Kilmeade after they reacted to his...

Keith Payne: Forget the Nordic Diet. Try their Tax Plan.

November 22, 2017 - You’ve heard, no doubt, of the miraculous Mediterranean diet, which is said to keep Italians and Greeks living healthy lives...

Feinstein on Grassley Decision to Ignore Baldwin Blue Slip: “I Really Object To This”

Washington January 24, 2018 - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today delivered opening remarks at a judicial nominations hearing: “I think, as...

Roger McNamee, Norman Eisen and Fred Wertheimer: Will new Facebook scandal finally force tech...

March 19, 2018 - Russia never would have been able to conduct “information warfare” against the United States in the way it did in the 2016...