Negative stereotypes about middle-eastern looking Americans are toxic to all involved - especially to those victims of hateful, prejudiced acts. More time face-to-face time with different communities can smash these stereotypes. more

Jun 21, 2017 1:59 PM Op-Eds

It's practically impossible to avoid using it but its impacts on human rights and endangered species are enormous. We need to hold responsible the corporations with palm oil—and blood—on their hands. more

Jun 13, 2017 11:54 AM Op-Eds

On June 3rd, in more than 100 cities nationwide, March for Truth rallies brought people together to stand up for democratic institutions and the press. Ordinary people are demanding truth and transparency. Battles for these values can be won. more

Jun 6, 2017 7:47 AM Op-Eds

Undocumented people, like Carmen, are afraid to ask for help fearing detention and deportation. Every person has the right to access the services that allow them to live independent, productive lives. more

May 30, 2017 12:44 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

Opposition to removing Confederate monuments like that of General P.G.T. Beauregard reveals deep bigotry and perpetuates our acceptance of racial slavery. Last week New Orleans took a step to redress these sins by removing Beauregard's monument. more

May 25, 2017 11:22 AM Op-Eds

This sacrifice of public education at the altar of unproven, rightwing ideological experiments is appalling, even for this gang. more

May 24, 2017 3:31 PM Dispatches 1 Comments



Our evolving standards of decency marking the progress of a maturing society can be measured not only in how we punish but what we commemorate. more

May 23, 2017 1:36 PM Dispatches 1 Comments

The Financial Choice Act would chip away at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's independence to protect everyday people from predatory lending. That's good news for Wall Street, but bad news for the rest of us. more

May 19, 2017 11:08 AM Op-Eds

School vouchers rob Peter Public School to pay Paul Private School. more

May 2, 2017 10:36 AM Op-Eds

Most students worry about their test grades at school. Immigrant children worry if their parents will still be there when they get home. more

May 2, 2017 12:00 AM , Op-Eds

Safety for undocumented workers is safety for all more

Apr 24, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

Ben Palmquist argues it’s time to turn down the Washington rhetoric, tune into our friends and neighbors, and get to work. more

Apr 6, 2017 4:34 PM Op-Eds


The White House

Throughout his judicial career, Gorsuch has exhibited a deep disregard for the rights and well-being of Americans with disabilities. more

Mar 22, 2017 11:34 AM Dispatches

Throughout his judicial career, Gorsuch has exhibited a deep disregard for the rights and well-being of Americans with disabilities. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

The American Health Care Act helps the millionaires while hurting millions. more

Mar 21, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds


Lukas Keapproth

Who is really the enemy here? more

Mar 17, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

Trump aims to rescind or revise the Clean Water Rule eliminating protections for small streams and millions of acres of wetlands. Our drinking water is at risk. more

Mar 14, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

The Republican bill would let insurers play more games with coverage...and people's lives more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

In today’s tech-powered economy a reliable, high-speed internet connection is critical. But the Trump administration and the Republican Congress are waging attacks on nearly everything that keeps broadband affordable. more

Mar 8, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

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