Op-Ed

Robert Reich: A Survival Guide to Two More Years (VIDEO)

Jan. 29, 2019 - It’s doubtful he’ll be leaving anytime soon. Even an impeachment will drag out for a long time. Here are 7...

Frank Sharry: Xenophobia Backfires Again. Will Trump and the GOP Ever Learn?

Jan. 28, 2019 - President Trump and Republicans made the 2018 midterm elections a referendum on immigration, and lost badly. They thought that stoking...

Earthjustice: President Trump’s Cave Should Put an End to Government Shutdowns

Washington, D.C. January 25, 2019 - This afternoon, President Trump announced he will relent on weeks of demands for a border wall and sign...

Ofer Raban: There’s a wider scandal suggested by the Trump investigations

The New York district attorney dropped a financial fraud investigation of Ivanka Trump, left, and her brother, Donald Jr., right. AP/Seth Wenig Ofer Raban, University of...

Sophie Harman: Trump’s shutdown tactics should remind health experts they need new tools to...

Jan. 24, 2019 - Professor Sophie Harman from the School of Politics and International Relations has written an opinion piece for The Independent in...

Jill Richardson: The Transgender Ban Is About Bigotry and Distraction

Jan 23, 2019 - The Supreme Court just paved the way for Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military to move ahead,...

Sam Pizzigati: Extreme wealth threatens our very planet

Jan. 23, 2019 - We either keep fossil fuels in the ground, or we fry. That’s the conclusion of another new blockbuster study on climate...

Peter Shane: The Shutdown and a Conscientious Legislator’s Guide to Checks and Balances

Jan. 22, 2019 - Peter Shane is Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College...

Frank Sharry: Trump tries to trade a million immigrants he took hostage early in...

Washington, DC, Jan. 20, 2019 – In a new piece for The Daily Beast, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, responds to President...

Patrick Toomey: The Justice Department Shouldn’t Be Snooping on Journalists

Jan. 18, 2019 - At a time when President Trump regularly attacks the news media, the Department of Justice may be preparing to make...

Senator Kamala D. Harris: William Barr is not right person to hold the vital...

Jan. 17, 2019 - Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) released the following statement opposing the nomination of William Barr to be Attorney...

Rep. Dina Titus: Statement on Trump Profiting from His Presidency

Washington, D.C. Jan. 16, 2019- Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released a statement in response to a report from the...

Chuck Collins: The Government Shutdown Expands the Ranks of ‘Underwater Nation’

Jan. 16, 2019 - As the government shutdown drags on, the image of federal workers lining up at food pantries has dramatized just how...

Robert Reich: The Trump Dictatorship

Jan. 14, 2019 - The only redeeming aspect to Trump’s presidency is he brings us back to basics. And what could be more basic than...

Donna Strickland | Reflections from a Nobel winner: Scientists need time to make discoveries

Physics laureate Donna Strickland receives the prize from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm on Dec. 10,...

Robert Greenstein: Policymakers Must End Government Shutdown as Harmful Effects Grow

Jan. 8, 2019 - CBPP tonight released a statement from Robert Greenstein, president, on the need to re-open the federal government: With the government shutdown...

Angelica Salas: Trump’s Tantrum is Deceitful, Wild Attempt to Fund Wall

LOS ANGELES, CA, Jan. 8, 2019 - The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant right organization in California, said Tuesday President...

John A. Tures: Why Trump will likely lose the government shutdown

President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House. AP Photo/Alex Brandon John A. Tures, Lagrange College January 9, 2019 - One of the biggest...

Margaret Huang: It’s Time To Stop Political Posturing And Protect Human Rights At The...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2019 - In anticipation of President Trump’s address tonight on his administration’s policies toward asylum-seekers and migrants at the border, Margaret...

Frank Sharry: From a Memory Device to a Racist Rally Chant to a Damaging...

Jan. 8, 2019 - If your head hurts and the government shutdown over a border wall strikes you as the theatre of the absurd,...