Op-Eds

CPR Member Scholars and staff are frequent contributors to newspaper opinion pages across the nation. Read what they have to say, below.

House's September Agenda a Red Flag for November

House's September Agenda a Red Flag for November, op-ed by James Goodwin

Type: Op-Eds (Sept. 26, 2016)
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Author(s): James Goodwin
Obama's Use of Executive Orders to Bypass Gridlock

Obama's Use of Executive Orders to Bypass Gridlock, op-ed by Rena Steinzor and Sidney Shapiro

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 26, 2016)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Sidney Shapiro
The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina

The politicization of science a damaging trend in North Carolina, op-ed by Sidney Shapiro

Type: Op-Eds (Aug. 18, 2016)
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
OSHA Penalties Are Too Low for Serious Workplace Violations

OSHA Penalties Are Too Low for Serious Workplace Violations, op-ed by Martha McCluskey

Type: Op-Eds (July 18, 2016)
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Author(s): Martha McCluskey
The President’s Schizophrenia on the Working Class

Writing for The Huffington Post, Rena Steinzor and Matthew Shudtz call on President Obama to focus more energy on OSHA's obligation to protect workers on the job from a range of safety hazards.

Type: Op-Eds (June 30, 2016)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Matt Shudtz
When a Workplace Tragedy Is Also a Crime

Writing for FairWarning and the Sacramento Bee, Rena Steinzor and Katie Tracy point to recent on-the-job deaths that resulted from employer negligence and call for prosecution of companies, supervisors and executives who cut corners at the expense of their employees life and limb.

Type: Op-Eds (May 31, 2016)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Katie Tracy
Worker Deaths Should Lead to Punishment for Companies, Executives

Worker Deaths Should Lead to Punishment for Companies, Executives, op-ed by Rena Steinzor and Katie Tracy

Type: Op-Eds (May 31, 2016)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Katie Tracy
Time for Environmental Crimes

Time for Environmental Crimes, op-ed by Rena Steinzor

Type: Op-Eds (May 19, 2016)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
How a hidden clause helps banks and others rip you off

Writing in the Charlotte Observer, CPR's Sidney Shapiro urges the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to do more to combat forced arbitration. May 12, 2016

Type: Op-Eds (May 12, 2016)
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Author(s): Sidney Shapiro
Dangerous Bedfellows: The stalemate on criminal justice reform.

Writing for The American Prospect, Rena Steinzor takes note of the unusual roll call of supporters for criminal justice reform legislation, and efforts by conservatives to use the bill to weaken enforcement of white-collar crime laws.

Type: Op-Eds (May 11, 2016)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor

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