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Saturday, August 19 2017

Op-Ed

Karen Anderson: We Must Remove Shrines to White Supremacy From Public Property

Aug. 17, 2017 - The resurgence of white supremacy and the violence perpetrated by neo-Nazi terrorists in Charlottesville are painful reminders of how much...

Richard E. Frankel: What Does it Mean to Carry the Swastika Flag?

Aug. 16, 2017 - Richard E. Frankel, Associate Professor of Modern German History at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, is the author of Bismarck's...

Dreamhost: We Fight for the Users

For the past several months, DreamHost has been working with the Department of Justice to comply with legal process, including a Search Warrant (PDF) seeking information...

Public Citizen: Even Merck will denounce Nazis before Trump

August 14, 2017 - President Donald Trump has harsher words for Merck, a company resigning from a presidential advisory council over Trump’s shameful reaction...

Robert Reich: The violence in Charlottesville is a national calamity in the making

Aug. 12, 2017 - The violence in Charlottesville, Virginia today is a national calamity. It is a product of white supremacists and home grown...

Zenobia Jeffries: Charlottesville Was Not a “Protest Turned Violent,” It Was a Planned Race...

Aug. 12, 2017 - In July of last year, after The New York post ran the headline, “CIVIL WAR: Four cops killed at anti-police...

Diallo Brooks: Trump’s ‘Election Integrity’ Commission Harkens Back to Jim Crow

Aug. 9, 2017 - One October morning in Richmond, Virginia, 32-year old Joseph Cox watched his friends and neighbors go to the polls for the first time. The...

Prof. Crystal Kolden: The Impending Eclipse Apocalypse

August 8, 2017 - Here is one recipe for disaster. It begins with hundreds of thousands of people descending on the western US for...

Robert Reich: Night Thoughts on Trump and America

Aug. 7, 2017 - With Donald Trump away vacationing at one of his golf resorts, the rest of us may have a chance to...

Michael Winship: Three Trump Speeches and the Death of a Nation

August 3, 2017 by Michael Winship This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. Donald Trump is not a president but he plays one on TV. And a...

Lynn Sherr: The Courage of Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski Is Why We Need...

July 31, 2017 by Lynn Sherr This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. I see that Planned Parenthood is sending a thank-you gift to the US senators...

Robert Reich: Hill Republicans: Trump is Fritzing Out

July 31, 2017 - This morning I phoned my friend, a former Republican member of Congress. Me: What’s going on? Seems like the White House...

Bill Moyers: LBJ Launches Medicare: ‘You Can’t Treat Grandma This Way’

July 30, 2017 by Bill Moyers This post first appeared on BillMoyers.com. Watching the craziness in the Senate this week, as Mitch McConnell and the GOP’s...

Wenonah Hauter: U.S. Congress Must Act on Climate, Not Incentivize Dirty Energy

July 31, 2017 - Statement by Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director, Food & Water Watch Two recent studies indicate that the Earth is warming faster than...

Grace Meng: Trump’s Dangerous Scapegoating of Immigrants

July 27, 2017 - Grace Meng is Senior Researcher, US Program At a “Make America Great Again” rally on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump revived...

Families USA: Victory for Families – Skinny Repeal Fails

Washington, D.C. July 27, 2017 - Following is the statement of Frederick Isasi, executive director of Families USA, on the Senate’s failure Friday to...

ACLU Comment on Justice Department Position on Civil Rights Act and LGBT Protections

NEW YORK July 26, 2017 - The Justice Department filed a brief today arguing that LGBT people are not protected from discrimination under Title...

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...