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Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno: I was scared of the FBI with Comey in charge. I’m...

May 16, 2017 - Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno is Co-Director, US Program I am no fan of recently fired FBI Director James Comey. As part of...

Mark Cooper: FCC Net Neutrality Flip-Flop: Wrong on the Facts, Wrong on the Law

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 26, 2018 - The following statement of Mark Cooper, Senior Fellow at the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) outlines the CFA’s...

Diallo Brooks: People For the American Way Foundation Calls on Florida Governor Rick Scott...

Oct. 7, 2016 - Given the severity of Hurricane Matthew, including the ordered evacuations of 1.5 million people, People For the American Way Foundation...

Robert Reich: Why We Must All Fight for the Dream Act (video)

October 19, 2017 - By repealing DACA – Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals – Trump has endangered both these young immigrants and the economic security of...

Randi Weingarten: Betsy DeVos will focus on privatizing, defunding and destroying public education in...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2016 — In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education, AFT President Randi...

John Freemuth and William Lowry: Corporate sponsors at Yosemite? The case against privatizing national...

August 25, 2016 - The centennial of the National Park Service is inspiring an impressive amount of soul-searching about the agency and the lands...

Robert Reich: Happy New Year, Mr. Trump. You have 20 days in which to...

January 1, 2017 - Donald Trump issued the following tweet on the last day of 2016: “Happy New Year to all, including to my...

Wenonah Hauter: Climate Change Unleashes Fire and Fury on U.S.

Sept. 8, 2017 - Weeks ago, Trump spoke of fire and fury regarding North Korea. But this supercharged hurricane and fire season is unleashing...

Robert Reich: What We Can Do About Trump’s Escalating Lies

July 11, 2018 - As the political season heats up, Trump is ramping up his lies through his three amplifiers: Fox News, rallies, and...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Seven Techniques to Control the Media

Nov. 28, 2016 - Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven...

AAAS Statement on Travel of Chinese Researchers to the United States

May 1, 2018 - “Scientific progress depends on openness, transparency and the free flow of ideas; these principles have helped the United States to...

Rachel Cleetus: Signing Away Our Future: President Trump’s All-Out Attack on Climate Policy

March 28, 2017 - Rachel Cleetus is Lead Economist and Climate Policy Manager Today President Trump launches an all-out attack on our country’s policies to...

NORML Responds as Ex-House Speaker Signs On With Marijuana Industry Leader

Washington, DC April 11, 2018 - It has been announced that former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner, along with former Republican Governor...

James Zogby: The Anti-Semitism Awareness Act Is Back: Free Speech Is at Risk

June 9, 2018 - Back in 2016, without debate or an actual vote, the US Senate stealthily passed a disturbing and dangerous piece of...

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...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Russian Hand: Dark cloud of illegitimacy hangs over pending presidency

Dec. 12, 2016 - A dark cloud of illegitimacy hangs over the pending presidency of Donald Trump. Consider: 1. The CIA has concluded that Russia...

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”...

Andy Rowell: Trudeau Morphs From Clean Poster Boy into Dirty Oil Polluter

April 16, 2018 -As the world tries to wean itself off its oil addiction, one nation walks the  other way. As many countries try and...

Brian Tashman: Kris Kobach Pushes Voter Fraud Lies While Meeting With Fellow Suppression Activists

Sept. 12, 2017 - Brian Tashman is Political Researcher and Strategist, ACLU Kris Kobach is getting desperate. In a column last week for Breitbart, the...

Josh Bivens: It’s time for corporations to pay their fair share of taxes

May 22, 2017 - It is often claimed that American corporate tax rates are much-higher than our international peers, and that this has harmed...