49.4 F
Nevada City,CA
Wednesday, July 18 2018

Op-Ed

Robert Reich: 7 Truths About Immigration (VIDEO)

July 16, 2018 - 1. A record high of 75 percent of Americans now say immigration is a “good thing” for the country. 2. America...

Angelica Salas: U.S. Has the Gall to Say Efforts to Reunify Families Are in...

Los Angeles, July 12, 2018 - The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights (CHIRLA), the largest immigrant rights organization in California, reacted with incredulity Thursday...

John Feffer: The Dictator Dating Game

July 12, 2018 - Voiceover: Here’s the star of the show and your host, Steve Bannon! Applause. Steve Bannon: Thank you! It’s great to be back...

Aliya Hana Hussain: The courts must intervene in Trump’s Guantánamo

July 11, 2018 - “ like we’re buried alive.” That’s how CCR client Sharqawi Al Hajj describes his imprisonment at Guantánamo, as a cemetery. Before he was...

Robert Reich: What We Can Do About Trump’s Escalating Lies

July 11, 2018 - As the political season heats up, Trump is ramping up his lies through his three amplifiers: Fox News, rallies, and...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Art of the No Deal (revised and updated)

July 9, 2018 - Trump promised to be America’s dealmaker in chief. “We need a leader that wrote The Art of the Deal,” he said...

Katharine Trendacosta: California’s Net Neutrality Bill Is Strong Again Because You Spoke Out

July 9, 2018 - After a hearing that stripped California’s gold standard net neutrality bill of much of its protections, California legislators have negotiated...

Environment America statement on the resignation of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

Washington, DC July 5, 2018 - President Donald Trump announced today via Twitter that he has accepted the resignation of embattled Environmental Protection Agency...

FWW: Good Riddance, Scott Pruitt

Washington, D.C. July 5, 2018 - “In an administration that is notorious for its corrupt approach to governing, Scott Pruitt’s shamelessly self-enriching antics actually stood...

Feinstein: Supreme Court Vacancy Endangers Roe v. Wade

Washington July 5, 2018 - Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today released the following statement on the effect of the Supreme...

Jessica L. :MS-13 Beat Me Up in El Salvador and Threatened to Kill Me....

July 4, 2018 - I crossed the border into the United States on March 13 in search of safety for myself and my sons,...

Ebony Slaughter-Johnson: Poverty Wont ‘Make America Great’

July 4, 2018 - This summer, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty Philip Alston presented his observations on the state of international poverty to...

George Goehl: There’s an All-Out War on Children, and Not Just on the Border

July 3, 2018 -  Donald Trump’s choice to separate migrant children from their parents has unleashed a flood of outrage across the political spectrum. While...

Fizz Perkal: Abolishing ICE Isn’t Radical — It’s Rational

July 3, 2018 - As someone who was born and raised in the border state of New Mexico, I’m very familiar with political speak...

Robert Brent Toplin: Journalists Need to Keep in Mind that Donald Trump Didn’t Win...

July 2, 2018 - Commentators in the print and video media often complain about President Donald Trump’s aggressive actions regarding immigration, tariffs, health care, climate...

Robert Reich: Trump’s Art of the No Deal

July 1, 2018 - Trump promised to be America’s dealmaker in chief, touting his “extraordinary” ability to negotiate. But so far – whether he’s dealing with...

Robert Reich: What Must We Do Now?

June 28, 2018 - My friends, this is a dark hour. Intolerance, cruelty, racism, misogyny, xenophobia, and environmental destruction have been let loose across...

AFJ: President Trump Should Nominate a Justice Who Will Respect Hard-Won Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 27, 2018 -  In response to Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s announcement that he will retire from the Court, Alliance for...

Center for Constitutional Rights: Supreme Court Muslim Ban Ruling a Historic Judicial Mistake

June 26, 2018, New York – In response to the Supreme Court’s ruling on Trump’s Muslim ban, the Center for Constitutional Rights issued the...

James Esseks: Enforcing Nondiscrimination Laws Is Not a Sign of Anti-Religious Bias

June 25, 2018 - On Monday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up another challenge to state nondiscrimination laws protecting LGBT people....