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Feinstein: Restricting International Aid Groups ‘Shameful’

Washington January 23, 2017 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement in opposition to President Trump’s executive order to reinstate a...

HRC Statement on Shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas

WASHINGTON November 5, 2017 - Today, HRC responded to the mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas where at least 27 people have been killed...

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: Does anyone really believe a candidate so unstable can...

Sept. 21, 2016 - Let’s call the whole thing off. Not the election, although if we only had a magic reset button we could pretend...

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,...

America’s Voice: What’s stopping Trump asking the Park Service to chip off the welcoming...

Feb. 23, 2018 - In a move that is seemingly rooted in desperation to rewrite the history of our nation, the United States Citizenship and...

Robert Reich: The Trump Doctrine

April 15, 2017 - What’s the “Trump Doctrine” of foreign policy? At first glance, foreign policy under Trump seems inconsistent, arbitrary, and devoid of...

Stephen Tuffnell: Acid mine drainage: the global environmental crisis you’ve never heard of

alredosaz / shutterstock Stephen Tuffnell, University of Oxford September 14, 2017 - Romania’s prime minister, Mihai Tudose, recently raised the prospect of reopening the country’s huge...

John Feffer: Trump and Russia: Shortest Reset Ever

March 9, 2017 - John Feffer is director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies In Trump, the Kremlin got what...

Evan Greer: For-Profit AT&T Spying Program is Worse Than Snowden Revelations

Oct. 25, 2016 - Today, it was revealed that AT&T has been running a massive secret spying program—funded by tens of millions in taxpayer...

Lynn Prince-Cooke: Why Trump’s male chauvinism appeals to some voters more than others

October 24, 2016 - Even after mounting evidence of Donald Trump’s exploitative and demeaning treatment of women, his standing in the polls still hovers...

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...

Wayne Pacelle: Taking USDA’s Wildlife Services program to court

April 6, 2016 - Last month, a federal agent placed an M-44 cyanide bomb on public lands in eastern Idaho. As intended, it detonated,...

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...

ACLU Comment on Trump Administration’s New Travel Ban Restrictions

NEW YORK September 24, 2017 - President Trump tonight issued a third version of his Muslim ban. Like the previous version, this ban blocks...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Big Buyback Bamboozle

Feb. 9, 2018 - Trump’s promise that corporations will use his giant new tax cut to make new investments and raise workers’ wages is...

Jeff Bryant: Betsy DeVos May Want Quack Science Taught Instead of Real Thing

Feb. 2, 2017 - Betsy DeVos had a rocky Senate confirmation hearing in committee before the panel split along party lines while voting to send Trump’s...

Richard Eskow: How Trump’s Grift Gave Government to the 0.01 Percent

Dec. 5, 2016 - Our country’s privileged few used to exert their control through political surrogates. Now, thanks to Trump, they’re taking a more...

Chase Strangio, ACLU: We Are Taking Trump to Court to Stop His Illegal and...

Aug. 28, 2017 - When President Trump took to Twitter on the morning of July 26 to issue a series of lies about transgender...

John Feffer: Why Spend $54 Billion More on the Pentagon? To Start a War,...

March 27, 2017 -  So, let me see if I’ve got this right. North Korea has been pushing its ally China to rein in the...

Jim Hightower: Trump’s Tall Tax Tales

Sept. 7, 2016 - An old saying asserts that falsehoods come in three escalating levels: Lies, damn lies, and statistics. But now there’s an...