Op-Ed

Robert Reich: Trump’s 20 Worst Broken Promises (VIDEO)

Feb. 5, 2018 - Trump Voters: One Year in, and he’s Broken 20 Big Promises He Made to You https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHG7appJ6Io 1. He told you he’d cut your...

Megan Birzell: Attacks on National Forests Fail in Republican Controlled House

Washington D.C. May 18, 2018 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives stymied an effort to pass H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act...

Katherine Paul: Bayer and Monsanto: A Merger of Two Evils

Sept. 23, 2016 - Katherine Paul is associate director of the Organic Consumers Association. It’s been about a week since Monsanto and Bayer confirmed their...

Jenny Rowland and Kate Kelly: 6 Ways Interior Secretary Zinke Failed American Public Lands...

Dec. 27, 2017 - On his first day as Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke famously arrived at work on horseback. He had good...

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...

James J. Zogby: Trump/Netanyahu Meet: an Exercise in Fawning, Fantasy, and Anti-Palestinian Incitement

Feb. 21, 2017 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's meeting with US President Donald Trump was overshadowed by dramatic and unsettling events that preceded...

Stephanie Hinnershitz: The Long History of Anti-Immigration Legislation and “Crimes Involving Moral Turpitude”

April 9, 2019 - In light of the Supreme Court’s recent ruling on the Nielsen v. Preap case, a return to the history behind...

Christopher Anders: Gina Haspel’s confirmation to lead the CIA is a black mark in...

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2018 — The Senate voted today to confirm Gina Haspel to lead the CIA. Christopher Anders, deputy director of the...

Robert Reich: The State of Our Disunion

Feb. 4, 2019 - Donald Trump says his State of the Union address on Tuesday evening will be about “unification”. But Trump discussing the...

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: Trump’s FCC Wants to Kill a Free and Open...

The Moyers team has been in the fight for net neutrality from the very beginning. Our documentary Net at Risk was perhaps the first...

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,...

Heidi Beirich: From rhetoric to violence and back. When will this endless cycle of...

October 28, 2018 - As our nation grapples with yet another mass shooting we must look closely at why this hate-fueled violence is contaminating...

Ana Unruh Cohen: House Science Committee Majority Membership Flunks Science

May 18, 2018 - Ana Unruh Cohen is Managing Director, Government Affairs, Natural Resources Defense Council. Sixty years ago, amid U.S. fears that the Soviet Union...

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...

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...

Nancy Northup: Kavanaugh’s judicial philosophy is fundamentally hostile to the protection of reproductive rights...

Aug. 30, 2018 - Statement from Nancy Northup, President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights, opposing the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh...

Orion Danjuma: Court’s Ruling Holding Kris Kobach in Contempt Is Well-Deserved

April 20, 2018 -  In a scathing decision issued on Wednesday evening, a federal judge held Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in contempt...

Jim Hightower: Trump Wants $1.6 Billion for the Border Wall. That Covers Just 74...

Oct. 4, 2017 - How much of your money does Donald Trump want to pour into his xenophobic fantasy of erecting an impenetrable wall...

Michael Winship: President Trump, This Way to the Egress

July 6, 2017 -This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. A tune was running through my head all this past Fourth of July weekend, and it...

Robert Reich: The First 100 Day Resistance Agenda

Nov. 21, 2016 - Trump’s First 100 Day agenda includes repealing environmental regulations, Obamacare, and the Dodd-Frank Act, giving the rich a huge tax...