Tuesday, October 23 2018

Op-Ed

Hillary Margolis: 17 Times Politicians have Resorted to Wildly Sexist Speech Over the Last...

March 13, 2017 - Hillary Margolis is Researcher, Women's Rights Division As leaders around the world celebrate women’s achievements this month, it’s worth examining the...

Dave Johnson: Trump’s China Trademarks Violate the Constitution

March 13, 2017 - During the campaign Donald Trump pledged that “on day one” as president, he would label China a currency manipulator. Then...

James J. Zogby: Trump’s Executive Order Is an Existential Threat to America

March 13, 2017 - Last week President Donald Trump issued a revised Executive Order (EO or Order) restricting immigration from six majority Muslim countries...

PFAW: Supreme Court Confirmation Process Too Important to Rush

March 13, 2017 - After blocking confirmation of Justice Scalia’s replacement on the U.S. Supreme Court for a full year, the Senate Judiciary Committee...

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...

Tarah Demant: Trump’s Global Assault on Women’s Rights

March 8, 2017 - Tarah Demant is Senior Director, Identity and Discrimination Unit, Amnesty International USA.  This article was first published on Medium: https://medium.com/@amnestyusa/trumps-global-assault-on-women-s-rights-2e33166822e6#.fxsbex35q It’s...

Cody Wofsy, ACLU: Why the Only Way to Fix the Muslim Ban Is Not...

March 6, 2017 - Cody Wofsy is Skadden Fellow, ACLU Immigrants Rights Project Today President Trump signed a new Muslim ban. The new executive order...

Jazz Glastra: How can you tell a breast cancer survivor the law that saved...

March 8, 2017 - The Republicans just introduced a new plan to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, or ACA — aka Obamacare. The...

Washington AG Ferguson on Trump Administration’s withdrawal of travel ban appeal

March 7, 2017 - Statement of Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Trump Administration’s withdrawal of travel ban appeal: “The Trump Administration’s decision to withdraw their...

David Cole: We’ll See You in Court, 2.0: Once a Muslim Ban, Still a...

March 6, 2017 - If a Muslim Ban is cleaned up to exclude Iraq, exempt lawful permanent residents and other current visa holders, is...

Robert Reich: The Unnerving Reason for Trump’s Rant

March 5, 2017 - Early Saturday morning, March 4, the 45th president of the United States alleged in a series of  tweets that former...

Neal Gabler: The Media’s Rapid Retreat

March 3, 2017 - Oh, how optimistic, naïve and ultimately foolish we were! When Donald Trump bulldozed his way through his first five weeks...

John Kingsbury: Wake Up Mountain Counties and Northern California

March 3, 2017 - Recently, the Mountain Counties Water Resources Association (MCWRA) held a historic regional water symposium for its membership. While MCWRA has hosted...

Van Le: Hey Jeff Sessions: What Part of ‘Illegal’ Don’t You Understand?

March 2, 2017 - In bombshell political news, the Justice Department has revealed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath during his Senate confirmation...

Radek Stefanski: America’s ‘hidden subsidies’ for fossil fuels are worth $170 billion a year

Steve Bruckmann / ShutterstockRadek Stefanski, University of St Andrews March 2, 2017 - Donald Trump wants to restrict or even abolish the US Environmental Protection...

Dave Johnson: Stop Trump’s Privatization Agenda

March 2, 2017 - President Trump is said to be preparing to privatize key public services, including the Veterans Administration (VA), public schools, and...

Robert Reich: Trump’s 10 Steps for Turning Lies into Half-Truths (VIDEO)

March 2, 2017 - Earlier this year the Wall Street Journal’s editor-in-chief insisted that the Wall Street Journal wouldn’t label Trump’s false statements as...

Frank Sharry: Bipartisan Reform? More like Scorched Earth Xenophobia

March 1, 2017 - The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to the Address to the...

Kamal Essaheb: Stray sentences in prepared remarks are of little comfort to the children...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2017 — In President Donald Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress this evening, he sketched out his policy...

Feinstein: ‘Impossible to Take His Speech Seriously’

Washington February 28, 2017 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement in response to President Trump’s address to Congress: “This may have...