Op-Ed

Bill McKibben: How to Save the Planet From President Trump

Dec. 1, 2016 - We’re going to be dealing with an onslaught of daily emergencies during the Trump years. Already it’s begun — if...

William D. Lopez: How Trump’s immigration enforcement could affect families and communities

November 30, 2016 - When immigration officers forcibly remove individuals from their homes, it impacts the psychological, emotional and economic well-being of their families...

Lee Rowland: No, President-Elect Trump, You Can’t Get Locked Up or Lose Your Citizenship...

Nov. 29, 2016 - Lee Rowland is Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project President-elect Donald J. Trump tweeted today that anyone who...

Arnold Giammarco: After 50 Years as a Legal Immigrant, I Spent 18 Months in...

Nov. 28, 2016 - One Saturday afternoon in 2011, my wife and daughter were out, and I was on my front steps, talking on...

Brenda Ekwurzel: The World Depends on NASA Earth Science —And So Do You

Nov. 28, 2016 - Brenda Ekwurzel is Senior Climate Scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists Word has it that the NASA Earth Science...

James J. Zogby: Standing Rock and Palestine: The Struggle for Justice is One

Nov. 26, 2016 - James Zogby is President of the Arab American Institute, a non-profit, nonpartisan national leadership organization created to nurture and encourage...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Seven Techniques to Control the Media

Nov. 28, 2016 - Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven...

America’s Voice: Why exit polls are wrong about Latino voters in Arizona

Washington – In a new Arizona Republic piece, “Why exit polls are wrong about Latino voters in Arizona,” Stephen A. Nuño and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta...

Randi Weingarten: Betsy DeVos will focus on privatizing, defunding and destroying public education in...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2016 — In response to President-elect Donald Trump’s nomination of Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education, AFT President Randi...

Meredith McGehee: The President is not above the law or the Constitution

Nov. 22, 2016 - Meredith McGehee is Chief of Policy, Programs and Strategy Today in a wide-ranging interview with the New York Times, President-elect Donald...

Paul Ehrlich and Anne Ehrlich: First thoughts on Trump-era science

SYDNEY, Nov. 22, 2016 - Stanford researchers Paul and Anne Ehrlich offer suggestions on coping in a world where science suddenly feels devalued. Like virtually...

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...