Wednesday, January 23 2019

Op-Ed

Jill Richardson: The Transgender Ban Is About Bigotry and Distraction

Jan 23, 2019 - The Supreme Court just paved the way for Trump’s ban on transgender people serving in the military to move ahead,...

Sam Pizzigati: Extreme wealth threatens our very planet

Jan. 23, 2019 - We either keep fossil fuels in the ground, or we fry. That’s the conclusion of another new blockbuster study on climate...

Peter Shane: The Shutdown and a Conscientious Legislator’s Guide to Checks and Balances

Jan. 22, 2019 - Peter Shane is Jacob E. Davis and Jacob E. Davis II Chair in Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College...

Frank Sharry: Trump tries to trade a million immigrants he took hostage early in...

Washington, DC, Jan. 20, 2019 – In a new piece for The Daily Beast, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, responds to President...

Patrick Toomey: The Justice Department Shouldn’t Be Snooping on Journalists

Jan. 18, 2019 - At a time when President Trump regularly attacks the news media, the Department of Justice may be preparing to make...

Senator Kamala D. Harris: William Barr is not right person to hold the vital...

Jan. 17, 2019 - Today, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) released the following statement opposing the nomination of William Barr to be Attorney...

Rep. Dina Titus: Statement on Trump Profiting from His Presidency

Washington, D.C. Jan. 16, 2019- Today Representative Dina Titus of Nevada’s First Congressional District released a statement in response to a report from the...

Chuck Collins: The Government Shutdown Expands the Ranks of ‘Underwater Nation’

Jan. 16, 2019 - As the government shutdown drags on, the image of federal workers lining up at food pantries has dramatized just how...

Robert Reich: The Trump Dictatorship

Jan. 14, 2019 - The only redeeming aspect to Trump’s presidency is he brings us back to basics. And what could be more basic than...

Donna Strickland | Reflections from a Nobel winner: Scientists need time to make discoveries

Physics laureate Donna Strickland receives the prize from King Carl Gustaf of Sweden during the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm on Dec. 10,...

Robert Greenstein: Policymakers Must End Government Shutdown as Harmful Effects Grow

Jan. 8, 2019 - CBPP tonight released a statement from Robert Greenstein, president, on the need to re-open the federal government: With the government shutdown...

Angelica Salas: Trump’s Tantrum is Deceitful, Wild Attempt to Fund Wall

LOS ANGELES, CA, Jan. 8, 2019 - The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant right organization in California, said Tuesday President...

John A. Tures: Why Trump will likely lose the government shutdown

President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House. AP Photo/Alex Brandon John A. Tures, Lagrange College January 9, 2019 - One of the biggest...

Margaret Huang: It’s Time To Stop Political Posturing And Protect Human Rights At The...

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2019 - In anticipation of President Trump’s address tonight on his administration’s policies toward asylum-seekers and migrants at the border, Margaret...

Frank Sharry: From a Memory Device to a Racist Rally Chant to a Damaging...

Jan. 8, 2019 - If your head hurts and the government shutdown over a border wall strikes you as the theatre of the absurd,...

Robert Brent Toplin: Fox News’s Nefarious Role in Misinforming Trump Voters

Jan. 7, 2019 - Robert Brent Toplin has published several books about history, politics, and film. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of...

AMS Releases Council Statement on Federal Government Shutdown

January 6, 2019 - The AMS Council released the following statement, which was approved at their meeting today during the 99th AMS Annual Meeting: Those...

Andy Rowell: 15-Year Old Oil Spill Could Become Bigger than Deepwater Horizon

Jan. 3, 2019 - It may be a New Year, but there is an old oil spill that keeps on spilling. The trouble is...

Christian Poirier: Inauguration of right-wing zealot Jair Bolsonaro to Brazil’s presidency ushers in a...

Dec. 31, 2018 - Tomorrow Jair Bolsonaro will be inaugurated as president of Brazil. This extreme right-wing politician, and his scandal-ridden Cabinet, have close...

Robert Reich: America’s New Year’s Resolution: Remove Trump

January 1, 2019 - After his first bizarre year, his apologists told us he was growing into the job and that in his second year...