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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...

Americans United Statement On Trump Administration’s Leaked Plan To Use Religion As Excuse To...

May 31, 2017 - The Trump administration plans to issue new regulations that could allow any employer to refuse to cover birth control in...

Ronald L. Feinman: Just 43 Republicans Joining with Democrats Could End Donald Trump’s Presidency

Aug. 21, 2017 - Ronald L. Feinman is the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama (Rowman Littlefield Publishers,...

Josh Sugarman: When will our nation take action to stop the next ‘worst mass...

Oct. 2, 2017 - In response to the mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, that left more than 50 victims dead and more than...

Environment America: President Trump Eliminates Protections for Treasured Public Lands

Washington, DC December 4, 2017 - President Donald Trump announced today that he is drastically cutting Bears Ears National Monument and Grand Staircase-Escalante National...

Juan Escalante and Frank Sharry: Spending bill that does not resolve Dreamers’ urgent crisis

Feb. 9, 2018 - Following the early morning passage and signing of a spending bill that does not resolve Dreamers’ urgent crisis and ahead...

Dan Farber: Enquiring Minds Want to Know (Scott Pruitt edition)

April 6, 2018 - Control of the House matters for a number of reasons. It would allow the Democrats to block any further “reconciliation”...