Op-Ed

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...

Ronald L. Feinman: It’s Possible Donald Trump Could Win a Smaller Percentage of the...

Oct. 8, 2016 - Ronald L. Feinman is the author of Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama (Rowman Littlefield Publishers,...

Peter Dykstra: COAL: The War Years

October 10, 2016 - Last weekend in the southwestern Georgia town of Andersonville, a large crowd gathered to watch two mock battles, buy souvenirs,...

Diallo Brooks: People For the American Way Foundation Calls on Florida Governor Rick Scott...

Oct. 7, 2016 - Given the severity of Hurricane Matthew, including the ordered evacuations of 1.5 million people, People For the American Way Foundation...

John Kerry: The Paris Agreement to Enter Into Force

Oct. 5, 2016 - Nearly 200 nations made history in Paris last December, when they came together around the most ambitious, inclusive climate agreement...

Dan Berger: Is Trump Committed to Democratic Rule of Law?

Oct. 5, 2016 - Donald Trump’s rhetoric has been so dangerously outside the bounds of normal American political discourse — which, at least, pays...

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...