Op-Ed

Wayne Pacelle: Romania bans hunting of brown bears, wolves, while governments here push for...

Oct. 5, 2016 - With the largest populations for these species in all of Europe, Romania has shocked (in the very best of ways)...

Robert Reich: The Real Scandal of Trump Paying No Taxes

Oct. 2, 2016 - According to the New York Times, Donald Trump declared a $916 million loss on his 1995 tax returns – which...

Ann M. Starrs: 40 Years Is Enough: Let’s End the Harmful and Unjust Hyde...

This article was first published on Huffington Post. For the last four decades, the Hyde Amendment has banned the use of federal dollars for abortion...

Jim Hightower: Scott Walker’s Political Magic

Sept. 28, 2016 - In a mindboggling trick, some magicians levitate themselves. But remember, the key word in “magic trick” — is trick. And magicians...

Chuck Collins: Trump Was Born on Third Base

Sept. 28, 2016 - Donald Trump was born on third base, but claims he hit a triple. Throughout history, we’ve had many “born on third...

LeeAnn Hall: As Judges Debate Climate Policy, Lives Hang In the Balance

Sept. 28, 2016 - The Clean Power Plan, President Barack Obama’s effort to cap carbon emissions from dirty power plants, came before the D.C....

Center for Constitutional Rights: No one misses the days of stop and frisk in...

NEW YORK, Sept. 27, 2016 - The Center for Constitutional Rights, which argued and won the landmark case in New York City challenging the...

Jill Suttie: How to Raise an Environmentalist

Sept. 26, 2016 - We read it in the news every day. From climate change to overfishing to deforestation, it seems that we are...

Nicholas D. Mirzoeff: How the Jim Crow internet is pushing back against Black Lives...

September 26, 2016 - Police killings of African-Americans on social media have become the visual hallmark of our time. This decade will be recalled...

Katherine Paul: Bayer and Monsanto: A Merger of Two Evils

Sept. 23, 2016 - Katherine Paul is associate director of the Organic Consumers Association. It’s been about a week since Monsanto and Bayer confirmed their...

Terry O’Neil, Eleanor Smeal, Sonio Ossorio: Donald Trump must close Trump Model Management

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 22, 2016 -  Statement of Terry O’Neill, National NOW President; Eleanor Smeal, Feminist Majority President; and Sonia Ossorio, NOW-New York...

Robert Reich: Trump’s not a businessman, he’s a con man

Sept. 22, 2016 - I finally found a Trump supporter – this morning when I went to buy coffee. (I noticed a Trump bumper...

Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: Does anyone really believe a candidate so unstable can...

Sept. 21, 2016 - Let’s call the whole thing off. Not the election, although if we only had a magic reset button we could pretend...

Bill Frelick: World Refugee Summits Fail Refugees

Sept. 21, 2016 - This week’s summits on the global refugee crisis failed to meet the challenge of this critical moment in history. Many...

American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign: BLM’s Actions Belie Claims that Agency Won’t Kill Wild...

WASHINGTON, DC, Sept. 14, 2016 - In response to the Bureau of Land Management's (BLM's) statement today that it is rejecting a national advisory...

Jennifer Cook: North Dakota’s Governor Declared a State of Emergency to Deal With Peaceful...

Sept. 14, 2016 - Something historic is happening in North Dakota. People are protesting an oil pipeline. And the people who are protesting the...

Kelly Hayes: Obama Pipeline Plot Twist Is Not a Victory—And Could Erase the Struggle

Sept. 10, 2016 - All Native struggles in the United States are a struggle against erasure. The poisoning of our land, the theft of our...

George Wuerthner: The Profanity of the Profanity Peak Wolf Pack Massacre

Sept. 8, 2016 - The recent killing of six members of the Profanity Peak wolf pack in NE Washington in retribution for the loss...

Gabe Ortiz: We Stand With Astrid

Sept. 9, 2016 - There are few stories you’ll ever hear that are as inspiring and as American as Astrid Silva — a DREAMer...

Jim Hightower: Trump’s Tall Tax Tales

Sept. 7, 2016 - An old saying asserts that falsehoods come in three escalating levels: Lies, damn lies, and statistics. But now there’s an...