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Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions seem hell-bent on reviving one of the worst policy failures in U.S. history, the “War on Drugs.” Party poopers. more

Jan 11, 2018 12:43 PM Op-Eds


George Hodan

In stories and statistics, Alston’s report presents a shocking portrait of mass unemployment, child poverty and homelessness in America—at this time when Republicans are determined to cut social services for those who need them most. more

Jan 9, 2018 1:01 PM Op-Eds

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Less than a quarter of Americans report being “very worried” about global warming. But the U.S. military is very worried, and has been for years. more

Jan 3, 2018 6:00 AM Op-Eds 1 Comments

If our nation’s values are to survive the tenure of Trump, this magazine’s founding ideals must be nurtured and spread. more

Dec 29, 2017 2:00 PM Op-Eds


Nick Youngson

It's hard to defend democracy if you don't know how it works. more

Dec 19, 2017 11:45 AM Op-Eds


Google Art Project

The story of how Jesus' wandering family found refuge in a barn carries a strong message for the United States today. more

Dec 14, 2017 3:41 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

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Rick Reinhard

Recognizing that dishonest lending practices led to the 2008 financial crash, Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Now, President Donald Trump has tapped one of the Bureau’s leading opponents to run it more

Nov 28, 2017 3:26 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments


U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Many Alaskan indigenous peoples depend on the Arctic Refuge. But there's a dangerous push to develop it. more

Nov 28, 2017 10:12 AM Op-Eds

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The Gun Lake Tribe and Rhino Media Productions

I asked President Trump to join a traditional Native-American Thanksgiving. He did not reply. more

Nov 21, 2017 5:00 AM Op-Eds


National Park Service

The Trump administration is ignoring both climate change and resilient infrastructure—people are going to suffer unnecessarily as a result. more

Nov 13, 2017 12:52 PM Op-Eds


U.S. National Archives

Veterans for Peace are working to recover the original purpose of Armistice Day—calling for adequate psychological and material support for veterans, and above all to abolish wars. more

Nov 10, 2017 8:00 AM Op-Eds

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A five-year long study shows that even small independent news outlets like “The Progressive” can have a dramatic effect on the content of national conversation. And that matters for democracy. more

Nov 9, 2017 4:30 PM Dispatches

Our laws need to catch up with our technology. And fast. more

Nov 2, 2017 11:32 AM Op-Eds

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Gerry Simpson

The government is telling asylum seekers, “Go back and die in Nigeria.” The U.S. needs to pressure Cameroon to stop mass deportation. more

Oct 30, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds


Fibonacci Blue

The abuse of power in these situations goes beyond the legal realm. We need the courage to stop being silent witnesses to abuse. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:58 PM Op-Eds



Based on credible research and the experience of other countries and even some states, we know which public policies would be most effective in reducing gun deaths. more

Oct 9, 2017 1:18 PM Op-Eds 1 Comments

From proud displays of Indians as savage sports mascots, to exploiting Indian land for oil and other natural resources, you cannot convince me that the spirit of Christopher Columbus is no longer with us. more

Oct 9, 2017 8:00 AM Dispatches 7 Comments

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Louisiana National Guard

The nursing home industry, with Trump’s support, are threatening a critical piece of private enforcement that protects vulnerable people who live in institutions, and improves the quality of care they receive. more

Sep 25, 2017 10:26 AM Op-Eds

The senator may have trouble convincing skeptics about his new Medicare for All plan, because his language falls right into well-established trenches in common U.S. ideological battles. Here's another idea. more

Sep 18, 2017 4:09 PM Op-Eds

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U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Sean Campbell

With the northwest's raging fires, it's time to start thinking of forests as vital infrastructure. more

Sep 12, 2017 11:19 AM Op-Eds