The Public Has Been Ignored For Too Long On Pipelines

By Todd Larsen, -

In school, we’re taught that the U.S. is a nation of laws, and no one is above the law. But for communities nationwide fighting natural gas pipelines, they quickly find that the law is stacked [...]

From A Friend In Aleppo: Syrians Are Laughing At US!

By Jane Stillwater, -

Just got an e-mail from a friend of mine in Aleppo regarding the recent "Friday the 13th" missile strike there -- brought to the Syrian people courtesy of FUK-US (France, the United Kingdom and [...]

Public Is Overwhelmingly Opposed To Endless US Military Interventions

By James Carden, The Nation. -

Last week, the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Foreign Policy—a bipartisan advocacy group calling for congressional oversight of America’s lengthy list of military interventions [...]

Poll: Most Americans Want Government To Fight Climate Change

By Timothy Cama, -

By Timothy Cama for The Hill - More than 6 in 10 Americans believe that climate change is a problem that the federal government needs to address, according to a new poll. The poll, conducted in [...]

Just Like Healthcare Needs A Public Option, So Does Banking

By Zach Cartwright, -

By Zach Cartwright for Public Banking Institute - The recent kerfuffle over private health insurance companies refusing to accommodate those with plans acquired through the Affordable Care Act [...]

90 Percent Of Public Lacks Trust In US Political System

By Staff, -

By Staff of AP and NORC - Seventy percent of Americans say they feel frustrated about this year's presidential election, including roughly equal proportions of Democrats and Republicans, [...]

Riots And Social Change

By Jonathan Chait, -

By Jonathan Chait in NY Mag - The recent spate of protests against police brutality have changed the way the left thinks about rioting. The old liberal idea, which distinguished between peaceful [...]

What Did NSA Leaks Change About Public Opinion?

By David Sirota, -

By David Sirota in IB Times - Two years ago this month, a 29-year-old government contractor named Edward Snowden became the Daniel Ellsberg of his generation, delivering to journalists a tranche [...]

Americans Don’t Support Another Iraq War

By Jeffrey M. Jones, -

Americans mostly oppose direct U.S. military action to help the Iraqi government fight Islamic militants threatening to take control of that country. A June 20-21 Gallup poll finds 54% of [...]