Op-Ed

Rob Boston: It Turns Out It’s ‘Unbiblical’ For A Woman To Be President. Sorry!

Oct. 27, 2016 - Every now and then, I find it useful to take a break from monitoring the familiar Religious Right groups and...

Prof. Gina Rippon: How ‘neurosexism’ is holding back gender equality – and science itself

October 27, 2016 - People looking for proof that men and women learn, speak, solve problems or read maps differently often think brain scanners...

Wenonah Hauter: Why Exxon Loves the Carbon Tax—and Voters Should Not

Oct. 27, 2016 - On Election Day, Washington’s voters will decide whether or not the first statewide carbon tax will be implemented in the...

Evan Greer: For-Profit AT&T Spying Program is Worse Than Snowden Revelations

Oct. 25, 2016 - Today, it was revealed that AT&T has been running a massive secret spying program—funded by tens of millions in taxpayer...

Jill Richardson: Trump is the Nation’s Abuser-in-Chief

Oct. 26, 2016 - As an emotional abuse survivor, I get an eerie feeling watching Donald Trump. In fact, a checklist of 30 tactics used...

Mike Merryman-Lotze: Every day Palestinians live in fear of another U.S.-funded attack by the...

Oct. 26, 2016 - This fall, the U.S. agreed to provide $38 billion in military aid to Israel over the next ten years, ensuring...

Statement by Former Vice President Al Gore in Support of the Standing Rock Sioux...

October 25, 2016 - “I stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline. We have witnessed inspiring...

Cherian George: The curious power of hate propaganda in open societies

This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh...

Lynn Prince-Cooke: Why Trump’s male chauvinism appeals to some voters more than others

October 24, 2016 - Even after mounting evidence of Donald Trump’s exploitative and demeaning treatment of women, his standing in the polls still hovers...

Julie Greene: Donald Trump Wants to Set Immigration Policy Back 90 years

Oct. 24, 2016 - Julie Greene is a professor of history at the University of Maryland at College Park, co-director of the Center for...

Robert Reich: Take Back the Senate! (VIDEO)

Oct. 20, 2016 - Amid all the focus on the presidential race it’s also important to keep in mind Democrats have a fighting chance...

Adam Johnson: The Debates Are Over, and No One Asked About Climate Change

Oct. 20, 2016 - From campaign finance reform to gun violence to poverty to education to LGBTQ rights, lots of important subjects were ignored...

Terry Tempest Williams & Brooke Williams statement on Bureau of Land Management oil and...

Castle Valley, Utah October 20, 2016 - On October 18, 2016, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) rejected our offers for oil and gas...

Walter Ewing: Border Residents Agree That the Wall Won’t Work

Oct. 18, 2016 - A border wall is a powerful symbol of exclusion: “We” are going to keep “them” out. And, by doing so,...

Per Urlaub: Why is the US Green Party so irrelevant?

October 18, 2016 - Many Americans value environmental protection and want to see more of it. But Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate,...

Tess Borden: It’s Time to Decriminalize Personal Drug Use and Possession. Basic Rights and...

Oct. 17, 2016 - Tess Borden is the 2015-2017 Aryeh Neier Fellow at the American Civil Liberties Union and Human Rights Watch. She works...

B’Tselem: The occupation is not Israel, and resisting it is not anti-Israel. The opposite...

Oct. 17, 2016 - Unlike the Prime Minister and his slander, we believe that the Israeli public is worthy of meaningful discussion of the...

Michael Winship: At Second Debate, A Monster Calls

This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. October 11, 2016 - If there was the tiniest doubt left in your mind that Donald Trump holds no...

Samantha Bee: Donald Trump’s Pussy Riot (VIDEO)

Oct. 10, 2016 - This was not the October Surprise Trump expected, but it is the one he deserves. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gk72KC4jWc Part 1 above, watch Part 2...

Humane Society Legislative Fund: A Trump presidency would be a threat to animals everywhere...

Oct. 10, 2016 - The Humane Society Legislative Fund today announces its endorsement of Hillary Clinton for President, and the launch of a new...