By Frank Smyth, August 11, 2016, The Progressive
Donald Trump seems to be suggesting that some kind of collective act of resistance may be necessary to stop an overreaching government should Clinton win the November election.
By Frank Smyth, July 19, 2016, Philanthropy News Digest
Does anyone doubt a link between the work of frontline environmentalists and global warming? Yet how many activists, let alone the public, are aware of the rising murder toll of local environmental activists?
By Frank Smyth, June 21, 2016, The Progressive
The only thing stopping real gun reform in the United States is a paranoid fear that some future, tyrannical regime would seize Americans’ guns and impose a totalitarian state.
By Frank Smyth, February 16, 2016, The Progressive
Similar to the way NRA bylaws control who gets elected to the board, the same bylaws control how a director may be removed once elected.
By Frank Smyth, February 10, 2016, The Progressive
How will the NRA respond to Nugent’s anti-Semitic rant? The NRA’s polished leadership has long walked a fine line between extremism and respectability.
By Frank Smyth, July 31, 2015, Committee to Protect Journalists
The Pentagon has produced its first Department of Defense-wide Law of WarManual and the results are not encouraging for journalists who, the documents state, may be treated as “unprivileged belligerents.”
By Frank Smyth, September 18, 2013, The Progressive
Earlier this year, long before this week’s latest tragic shooting at the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard, one expert after another predicted the gun lobby’s demise. The horrific massacre of mostly first-grade children in Newtown, Connecticut, seemed to have changed the nation’s views of guns. President Obama and Congressional leaders promised action in Washington. Governors in