Tuesday, December 18 2018

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...

Karen Miller: Border Patrol, Don’t Board Our Buses Without Probable Cause or a Warrant

Oct. 19, 2018 - Karen Miller is President, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1700 When I first started working at Greyhound 28 years ago, I was...

Richard E. Frankel: What Does it Mean to Carry the Swastika Flag?

Aug. 16, 2017 - Richard E. Frankel, Associate Professor of Modern German History at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is the author of Bismarck's...

Janet Redman: Industry-friendly FERC rightly rejects Perry’s coal and nukes bailout

Jan. 8, 2018 - Today, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) rejected former Dancing with the Stars contestant and current Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s...

Van Le: Hey Jeff Sessions: What Part of ‘Illegal’ Don’t You Understand?

March 2, 2017 - In bombshell political news, the Justice Department has revealed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath during his Senate confirmation...

Hillary Margolis: 17 Times Politicians have Resorted to Wildly Sexist Speech Over the Last...

March 13, 2017 - Hillary Margolis is Researcher, Women's Rights Division As leaders around the world celebrate women’s achievements this month, it’s worth examining the...

Paul S. Ryan: Trump Attorney Appears to Have Made Illegal Contribution to Campaign with...

Feb. 14, 2018 - The admission by Donald Trump’s attorney Michael Cohen that he made the $130,000 payment of apparent hush money to adult...

Orion Danjuma: Court Recognizes Threat Kobach Poses to Election Integrity

June 22, 2018 - A federal judge this week struck down Kansas’ severely restrictive voter registration regime, ruling that Kansas Secretary of State Kris...

Zachary Mueller: Kris Kobach Sees Threats to Election Integrity Everywhere, but in the Kansas...

Aug. 14, 2018 - A week after the polls have closed in the Kansas Republican primary for governor, the race is still too close...

Robert Reich: The Authoritarian President

May 1, 2017 - After more than 100 days into his presidency, it seems fair to ask: What is Donald Trump’s governing philosophy? He isn’t really...

ACLU Comment on Court Order Halting Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

WASHINGTON October 30, 2017 - A federal court in Washington today blocked the Trump administration from implementing the president’s directive banning transgender service members...

Neal Gabler: The Media’s Rapid Retreat

March 3, 2017 - Oh, how optimistic, naïve and ultimately foolish we were! When Donald Trump bulldozed his way through his first five weeks...

Robert Weissman: Ethics Office Confirms Conway Breach

Feb. 14, 2017 - Statement of Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen Note: The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) today concluded that White House counselor...

Susan N. Herman: Can We Fire the Electoral College?

Dec. 19, 2016 - The electors of the Electoral College met this afternoon in their respective states and anointed as president the candidate who...

Feinstein Statement on Scheduling of Kavanaugh Vote for Friday

Washington September 25, 2018 - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement after Republicans scheduled a vote on...

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...

Jamal Abdi: Trump’s crazed, all-caps tweet threatening Iran with war last night underscores the...

Washington, D.C. July 23, 2018 - Jamal Abdi, Vice President of Policy for the National Iranian American Council, issued the following statement after Trump’s...

Peter Certo: The Hidden Bombshell in the Comey-Trump Story

May 18, 2017 - How can you tell an authoritarian when you see one? We know the 20th century hallmarks — brown shirts, street...

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...

Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD: Holding children in federal facilities for longer than the 20...

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6, 2018 – Following is the statement of American Psychological Association President Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, in response to the Trump administration’s...