Op-Ed

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,...

Robert Brent Toplin: Fox News’s Nefarious Role in Misinforming Trump Voters

Jan. 7, 2019 - Robert Brent Toplin has published several books about history, politics, and film. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of...

AMS Releases Council Statement on Federal Government Shutdown

January 6, 2019 - The AMS Council released the following statement, which was approved at their meeting today during the 99th AMS Annual Meeting: Those...

Andy Rowell: 15-Year Old Oil Spill Could Become Bigger than Deepwater Horizon

Jan. 3, 2019 - It may be a New Year, but there is an old oil spill that keeps on spilling. The trouble is...

Christian Poirier: Inauguration of right-wing zealot Jair Bolsonaro to Brazil’s presidency ushers in a...

Dec. 31, 2018 - Tomorrow Jair Bolsonaro will be inaugurated as president of Brazil. This extreme right-wing politician, and his scandal-ridden Cabinet, have close...

Robert Reich: America’s New Year’s Resolution: Remove Trump

January 1, 2019 - After his first bizarre year, his apologists told us he was growing into the job and that in his second year...

Robert Reich: The Megalomaniac and the Stock Market

Dec. 24, 2018 - Trump doesn’t want the public to think the stock market has tanked because of Trump’s government shutdown, his trade war...

Angelica Salas: It’s Christmas Day and One More Child is Dead While in U.S....

LOS ANGELES, CA, Dec. 25, 2018 - The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant rights organization in California, condemns the U.S....

Vera Institute of Justice: We remain mindful of the great distance left on the...

Dec. 20, 2018 - Ending our failed experiment in mass incarceration, along with its devastating effects on communities of color, is among the highest...

Isa Noyola: Trump plan to force people to remain in Mexico while they seek...

Dec. 20, 2018 - In response to the Trump administration’s announcement that they will be forcing people seeking asylum to wait in Mexico throughout...

Wenonah Hauter: USDA’s GMO Labeling Rule Keeps Consumers in the Dark for the Sake...

Washington, D.C. Dec. 20, 2018– Today the USDA released a final rule governing the consumer labeling of genetically engineered (GMO) foods. In response, Food...

Jennifer Chang Newell: Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Policy Gutting Asylum for People Fleeing Domestic...

Dec. 19, 2018 - The Trump administration’s campaign to dismantle our asylum system just suffered another major setback. A federal judge in Washington, D.C., permanently...

Nicole Braun: Lame-duck Republicans are waging war on heartland democracy

Dec. 19, 2018 - For millions of Americans, there’s no “making it” if you fall beneath a certain social class line. And the Michigan...

Rob Boston: Not Bothered By Religious Displays On Government Property? Good For You. Many...

Dec. 18, 2018 - AU Legal Director Richard B. Katskee took part in a symposium last week sponsored by the popular website SCOTUSblog, which...

Jay Stanley: There’s Nothing Inevitable About Apps That Track Your Every Move

Dec. 12, 2018 - The New York Times on Monday ran an extensive article on how the locations of millions of American are being...

Lindsay Koshgarian: Nine Things to Buy with $5 Billion Instead of a Border Wall

December 12, 2018 - On Thursday Congress passed a stopgap funding measure to keep parts of the federal government open until December 21, when Congress must...

Kathy Toler: I’m a postal worker. If you get mail in a small town...

Dec. 12, 2018 - I’ve been a postal clerk for 23 years, serving my customers in a public post office in Gresham, Oregon. As you...