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Lou del Bello: Climate action gathering shakes off the Trump effect

MARRAKECH, Nov. 21, 2016 - Lou del Bello is a Freelance journalist and regular IRIN contributor If last year's climate talks in Paris saw UN...

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...

Fred Wertheimer: Legislation Needed to Require Trump to Comply with Blind Trust Requirements of...

November 21, 2016 - In his first two weeks as president-elect, Donald Trump already has shown that he will be a walking conflict of...

Freedom From Religion Foundation: Steve Bannon a threat to all we hold dear

Nov. 21, 2016 - A key Donald Trump policy advisor is a threat to the Freedom From Religion Foundation's core values and mission —...

Christopher Sebastian Parker: The real reason Trump won: White fright

November 18, 2016 - Many presidents have assumed the reins of a divided nation, but we’ve never seen anything like the reaction to Donald...

Dave Johnson: Today’s Broken Trump Promise: “I Won’t Cut Medicare”

Nov. 18, 2016 - President-elect Donald Trump made a number of promises to his voters. Here is today’s post about a promise that he...

Naoki Sakai: Populism, sexism and nationalism pair Trump and Shinzō Abe

Nov. 17, 2016 - Naoki Sakai, professor of Asian studies and comparative literature at Cornell University, and expert on Japanese nationalism, says while Abe...

Eric A. Friedman: 8 Ways to Advance Social Justice After the U.S. Election

Nov. 18, 2016 - The following is by Eric A. Friedman, JD, an associate with the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law...

Feinstein Statement on Reports of Sessions AG Nomination

Washington November 18, 2016 - Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on reports that Senator Jeff Sessions will be nominated to...

Dave Johnson: Today’s Broken Trump Promise: “Blind Trust”

Nov. 17, 2016 - President-elect Donald Trump made a number of promises to his voters. Here is today’s post about a promise that he...

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...

Richard Painter and Norman Eisen: Trump’s ‘blind trust’ is neither blind nor trustworthy

November 15, 2016 - Donald Trump must urgently rethink his plan to allow his children to run his businesses. As drastic as it may...

George C. Edwards III: There’s No Reason for Keeping the Electoral College

Nov. 15, 2016 - University Distinguished Professor of Political Science and George and Julia Blucher Jordan Chair in Presidential Studies at Texas A&M University and...

William G. Robbins: The False Claims About History Made by the People Who Seized...

Nov. 15, 2016 - William G Robbins is Emeritus Distinguished Professor of History, Oregon State University When a self-styled group of armed patriots took control...

Southern Poverty Law Center: Bannon Must Go

MONTGOMERY, Ala. Nov. 14, 2016 - In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist and senior counselor,...

Tyson Slocum: Bailed-Out Auto Industry Asks Trump’s Lobbyist Transition Team to Ease Off Rules...

Nov. 14, 2016 - Statement of Tyson Slocum, Director, Public Citizen's Energy Program Note: In a letter sent Thursday, the Alliance of Automobile Manufactures asked...

Neal Gabler: Farewell, America

Nov. 14, 2016 - America died on Nov. 8, 2016, not with a bang or a whimper, but at its own hand via electoral...

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,...

Rachel Oldroyd: Donald Trump and the media’s ‘epic fail’

November 10, 2016 - Over the coming weeks there will be much navel gazing. How did we get it so wrong? There were so...

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...