Articles by Amy Fried


Activism against Trump is only beginning

on Feb. 07, 2017, at 10:18 a.m.
The public’s response matters to Trump.

Protests against Trump are far more popular than the Tea Party ever

on Feb. 01, 2017, at 1:33 p.m.

The Trump presidency is just partly Orwellian

on Jan. 24, 2017, at 10:31 a.m.
Members of Congress should hold regular town hall meetings to hear from constituents, answer questions and model transparency in a way President Trump has not.

Creating Obamacare wasn’t a picnic. Repeal can’t be, either.

on Jan. 10, 2017, at 8:18 a.m.
Maine’s health care sector has been a bright spot for the state’s economy, but an Affordable Care Act repeal would damage it.

Senate GOP recklessly flouts ethics practices for Trump nominees

on Jan. 09, 2017, at 8:43 a.m.

FBI and Homeland Security publish technical details of Russian hack meant to help Trump

on Dec. 30, 2016, at 9:45 a.m.

How Trump’s transition blunders will haunt his presidency

on Dec. 27, 2016, at 9:32 a.m.
Any hopes that Trump would rise to the awesome responsibilities of office have been undermined by his actions as president-elect.

The political courage we need in the age of Trump isn’t new to Maine

on Nov. 29, 2016, at 9:26 a.m.
The congressional career of Bill Cohen epitomizes the independence and courage needed to check Trump and hold him accountable.

President-elect Trump has already misled America

on Nov. 15, 2016, at 6:08 a.m.
If Trump doesn’t deliver on his campaign promises, the cheers at big rallies may turn to jeers as citizens hold him accountable.

Trump hiring of white supremacist and threat to free speech should lead Collins and King to respond

on Nov. 14, 2016, at 6:57 a.m.

The historically ironic reason why President Trump cannot escape a flood of lawsuits

on Nov. 11, 2016, at 7:13 a.m.

Yes, Trump’s a misogynist. But there are other reasons women support Clinton

on Nov. 01, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
It’s now close to 100 years since women won the right to vote in 1920. If most women have their way, there will be a woman president in 2020.

Bashful Republicans like Poliquin should speak out on Trump

on Oct. 18, 2016, at 9:36 a.m.
All candidates should say where they stand on this perilous transformation of American politics.

As white working women voters go, so goes Maine’s Second Congressional district?

on Oct. 11, 2016, at 11:09 a.m.

Trump’s poll obsession is much more than an obsession with polls

on Oct. 04, 2016, at 9:23 a.m.
Competent decision-making requires a clear-eyed look at the facts at hand and a desire to learn from mistakes.

Johnson and Stein cannot win, but they can help Trump win

on Sept. 20, 2016, at 9:55 a.m.

Susan Collins featured in ad of Republicans criticizing Trump

on Sept. 12, 2016, at 8:56 a.m.

LePage’s governorship is essentially over

on Sept. 06, 2016, at 10:09 a.m.
What happens in November will affect what can be accomplished during the last two years of LePage’s governorship.

Why Trump’s pivot will fail

on Aug. 23, 2016, at 9:07 a.m.

For most Americans, Trump’s temperament alone disqualifies him

on Aug. 09, 2016, at 9:08 a.m.
In the most recent ABC/Washington Post poll, only one-third of Americans see Trump as having “the kind of personality and temperament to serve effectively as president.”