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Op-Ed

Kate Kendell: The Trump Administration’s Quiet Take-Down of Federal Protections Against LGBT Employment Discrimination

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, March 28, 2017 - Yesterday, the Trump Administration quietly issued an executive order rescinding Obama administration progress toward eliminating LGBT discrimination...

AMS: Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement Flaunts the Climate Risks

June 2, 2017 - President Trump’s speech announcing the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement emphasizes his assessment of the domestic economic risks...

Tamara Avellán: The world needs more toilets – but not ones that flush

March 27, 2017 - Today, 35.8% of the world’s population still lacks access to any proper sanitation facilities. That’s why in 2015, the world’s...

Ken Kimmell: Pruitt will not carry out the job of EPA Administrator to robustly...

WASHINGTON, February 1, 2017—The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee has advanced Scott Pruitt’s nomination to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, putting the question...

Stefan Dercon: Innovative but dull: disaster insurance is starting to pay off

OXFORD, Sept. 11, 2017 -Stefan Dercon is Chief Economist at DFID, Professor of Economic Policy at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University and...

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...

350.org on Trump’s executive orders on Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipelines

Washington, DC January 24, 2017 - Today, Donald Trump is expected to issue two executive orders on the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. In...

Mary Wood, Charles Woodward IV, Michael Blumm: Earth on the docket: Why Obama can’t...

December 19, 2016 - At a time when humanity must reverse course before plunging over a climate cliff, the American public has elected a...

Richard Cohen: New reality – a president-elect who has denigrated people because of their...

Nov. 9, 2016 - Today, we’re facing a new reality – a president-elect who has denigrated people because of their race, their religion, their...

Bruce Brown: No president gets to jail journalists

May 16, 2017 - The New York Times has published a story with details of a memo written by former FBI Director James Comey...

Frederick Isasi: House ACA Repeal: Is This Who we are as a Nation?

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 4, 2017 – The Republican-led House of Representatives voted narrowly today to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and replace it...

Andy Rowell: “They cannot extinguish the fire that Standing Rock started”

Feb. 24, 2017 - Once again Big Oil has been forced to rely on brutal militarized force to bludgeon, bully, beat and intimidate peaceful...

Ronald L. Feinman: Donald Trump Has Created a Constitutional Crisis on the 42nd Anniversary...

Aug. 12, 2016 - Ronald L. Feinman is the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama (Rowman Littlefield Publishers,...

Jennifer Freilach: Who was the Logan Act named for and what did he do?

February 15, 2017 - Jennifer Freilach is an HNN intern and graduate of California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (2016). The Logan Act...

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...

Zachary Pleat: White Nationalist Who Hates Jews Will Be Trump’s Right-Hand Man In White...

President-elect Donald Trump’s first White House hire tells you everything you need to know about his commitment to his campaign’s bigoted message. Stephen Bannon,...

Robert Speel: Three common arguments for preserving the Electoral College – and why they’re...

November 15, 2016 - In November 2000, newly elected New York Senator Hillary Clinton promised that when she took office in 2001, she would...

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...

Johanna Schuster-Craig: Will Trump victory make Angela Merkel leader of the free world?

December 12, 2016 - After the election of Donald Trump, commentators have argued that German Chancellor Angela Merkel may become the leader of the...

John L. Micek: In Victory, A Side of Trump I Didn’t Expect

November 9, 2016 - The campaign is done. The votes are counted. And America is waking up from one of the strangest, angriest and...