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Monday, July 24 2017

Op-Ed

Lydia Gall: Poland’s President Pulls Country Back from Brink

July 24, 2017 - Lydia Gall is Researcher, Eastern Europe and Western Balkans It was a positive and welcome surprise: after days of mass public...

Wayne Pacelle: Zinke’s Department of the Interior mounting unprecedented attack on wildlife

July 24, 2017 - The Department of the Interior, under Secretary Ryan Zinke, isn’t mincing words or hedging its political bets. At least not...

Eric Alterman: Trump’s Allies Are Taking Over the Media and Creating Their Own Reality

July 24, 2017 - This post originally appeared at The Nation. On July 17, the Idaho television station KBOI tweeted a story about a would-be robber...

Neal Gabler: What Trump’s Putin Love Reveals About Conservatives

July 19, 2017 by Neal Gabler This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. One of the most astonishing turnabouts in the history of American politics is the...

Trevor Potter: Presidential election commission focused on manufacturing evidence to support its own foregone...

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2017 – Trevor Potter, president of Campaign Legal Center (CLC) and a former Republican chairman of the Federal Election Commission (FEC),...

Brian F. Carso: When We’re Betrayed We Call It Treason

July 17, 2017 - Brian F. Carso, J.D., Ph.D., associate professor of History and Government at Misericordia University in Dallas, Pa., is the author...

Bethany Caruso: Women still carry most of the world’s water

Ethiopian girls carrying water. Waterdotorg, CC BY-NC-SA Bethany Caruso, Emory University July 17, 2017 - Imagine going through your day without access to clean, safe water in...

Robert Reich: The Trump Standard

July 15, 2017 - What did Trump say when confronted with proof that his son jumped at the prospect of meeting with a “Russian...

Keith Olbermann: The True Evil of Russia’s Cyber War on America (VIDEO)

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Neal Gabler: President Barnum is now in charge, working hard to reveal America as...

July 14, 2017 - Political pundits have been intoxicated lately by explanations as to why Democrats always seem to be behind the eight ball...

Paul S. Ryan: Donald Trump Jr. E-mails Are Smoking Gun Confirming Illegal Solicitation from...

July 11, 2017 - Statement of Paul S. Ryan, Common Cause Vice President for Policy and Litigation If these e-mails are not a hoax, they...

Michael Winship: President Trump, This Way to the Egress

July 6, 2017 -This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. A tune was running through my head all this past Fourth of July weekend, and it...

Sam Pizzigati: Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Philosophy of Government

July 4, 2017 - We’ve arrived once again at that time of year — Independence Day — when the op-ed pages of America’s newspapers...

Richard Striner: America in Crisis: Donald Trump Ascribes to His Victims What He Does...

July 2, 2017 - Richard Striner, a professor of history at Washington College, is the author of many books including Father Abraham: Lincoln’s Relentless...

Frank Sharry: Trump and the GOP Prepare to Denigrate Our Tradition of Welcome

June 29, 2017 - Today the House of Representatives will vote on two anti-immigrant bills aimed at throwing red meat to the GOP base...

Maha Hilal: The Supreme Court’s ‘Muslim Ban’ Decision Is Terrifying

June 29, 2017 - I’m a U.S. citizen. I’m also Muslim. And the Supreme Court decision on the Trump administration’s Muslim travel ban scares...

Americans United: U.S. Supreme Court Should Rule Against President Trump’s Unconstitutional Muslim Ban

June 26, 2017 - Today the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to review the lawsuits challenging President Donald J. Trump’s executive order restricting travel...

Ken Kimmel: DOE Secretary Perry Dismisses Science, Impact of Carbon Dioxide on Climate

WASHINGTON, June 19, 2017—US Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry says he does not believe carbon dioxide emissions from human activity are the...

Brian Bendreau and William M. LeoGrande: Trump nods to Cuban exiles, rolls back ties

June 20, 2017 - Editor’s note: President Donald Trump announced on Friday a partial reversal of former President Barack Obama’s policy of engagement with...

Robert Reich: Government By and For Trump

June 16, 2017 - Last Monday, the White House invited reporters in to watch what was billed as a meeting of Trump’s Cabinet. After...