Thursday, December 13 2018

Op-Ed

Andrew Seidel: Accepting the Truth About Climate Change is a Matter of State/Church Separation

Nov. 14, 2018 - Another mundane “miracle”: a cross left standing in the wake of a hurricane that killed 33 people. God didn’t save the people or...

Frank Sharry: Enough of this political stunt at the border. Bring the troops home...

Nov. 15, 2018 - The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, executive director of America’s Voice, regarding the deployment of troops: The election dust...

David C. Fathi: Prisoners Are Getting Paid $1.45 a Day to Fight the California...

November 15, 2018 - As firefighters in California battle the deadliest wildfires in the state’s history, they are joined by unlikely allies against the...

Eric Freedman: Why covering the environment is one of the most dangerous beats in...

Journalists who cover illegal operations like logging at this site in northern Sagaing division, Myanmar, can face threats and violence. AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe Eric Freedman, Michigan...

Knight Institute: CNN, Acosta Lawsuit Against White House Is a Necessary Defense of the...

NEW YORK (Nov. 13, 2018) – CNN and its chief White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, filed a lawsuit today after the White...

Walter Moss: Why and How Donald Trump Flunks the Presidential Leadership Test

Walter G. Moss is a professor emeritus of history at Eastern Michigan University and Contributing Editor of HNN. Among his publications are An Age of...

Josh Hoxie: How Aristocracies Are Born

Nov. 7, 2018 -  This year’s stock market saw high returns for month after month, as retirees...

Fred Wertheimer: Newly Appointed Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Is Conflicted And Must Not Oversee...

Nov. 7, 2018 - President Trump has appointed Matthew Whitaker to serve as Acting Attorney General. Whitaker has attacked...

Steven K. Choi: In Trump’s Hands, the Census Becomes a Weapon

Nov. 5, 2018 - Almost a decade ago, I ran the Minkwon Center for Community Action, a...

Frank Sharry: Trump Doesn’t Want to Solve the Problem, He Wants to Exploit it

Nov. 1, 2018 - This afternoon President Trump unveiled a series of harsh measures regarding those seeking asylum. The following is a statement by...

Robert Reich: Trump’s 30 Broken Promises (VIDEO)

Nov. 1, 2018 - Trump voters: Two years in, here’s an updated list of Trump’s 30 biggest broken promises. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZD_xyAjC-E 1. He told you he’d cut...

Robert Reich: Hate Unbound

Oct. 30, 2018 - Demagogues rarely commit violence directly. Instead, they use blame, ridicule, fear and hate – and then leave the violence to...

Kitty Block: Urgent Alert: Act now to stop cruel hunting methods to kill wolves,...

Oct. 30, 2018 - We need your help urgently to stop a proposal that would roll back an Obama-era regulation prohibiting cruel and controversial...

Angelica Salas: The Constitution Is Stronger Than Trump’s Dog-Whistle Politics on Birthright Citizenship

Los Angeles, Oct. 30, 2018 -  The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), rejected President Trump's latest proposal to take away birthright citizenship to...

Liz Hayes: Kellyanne Conway Blames Comedians, Not Trump’s Inflammatory Rhetoric, For Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting

Oct. 30, 2018 - A reminder to President Donald Trump, Kellyanne Conway and other presidential advisers attempting to distance Trump’s ongoing inflammatory rhetoric from...

Shaw Drake, ACLU: Migrants at the southern border need water, diapers, and basic necessities...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2018 — The Trump administration announced today that it will be sending 5,200 active-duty military troops to the United States’ southern...

Mary Giovagnoli: Massacre at Pittsburgh Synagogue Tied to Anti-Refugee Sentiment

Oct. 29, 2018 - In a world of instantaneous news, the nation learned of the attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue on Saturday...

Feinstein Statement on Hate Crimes, Presidential Rhetoric

Washington October 29, 2018 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on recent politically and racially motivated crimes: “The Pittsburgh synagogue mass...

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...

Franz Matzner: Arctic Drilling: Folly Wrapped in Rhetoric

Oct. 26, 2018 - Secretary Zinke this week—with great fanfare—approved a drilling operation in Arctic waters just off the coast of Alaska in the...