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Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka Urge Trump and Clinton to Back Open Debates With Greens, Libertarians

“The US electorate is changing rapidly and is no longer limited to Republicans and Democrats,” the members of the Green Party ticket say in a letter to the major-party nominees.

Posted on Aug 21, 2016 READ MORE


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Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on Their Tax Returns

Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein released their personal tax returns this week, putting pressure on rivals Gary Johnson and Donald Trump to release theirs.

Posted on Aug 13, 2016 READ MORE


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Posted on Aug 5, 2016 ENLARGE



Refuting Donald Trump’s Lies About the United States

AP’s Fact Check found that the candidate’s statistics in his GOP acceptance speech are way beyond the “damned lies” level.

Posted on Jul 25, 2016 READ MORE


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Posted on Jul 24, 2016 ENLARGE



Why Donald Trump Could Be the Next President of the United States

The great tragedy of the moment is not rooted in the Republican Party’s self-cannibalization. It’s in a Democratic Party that “successfully” suffocated responsible answers to the crises consuming our world.

Posted on Jul 22, 2016 READ MORE



Republican Convention Live Blog: On Day 3, America Meets Donald Trump’s Secret Weapon

If the enchanting Mike Pence helps Republicans recapture the White House this fall, don’t say Thomas Frank, Robert Scheer and other progressive journalists didn’t warn you.

Posted on Jul 20, 2016 READ MORE


Samantha Bee on the ‘41st and Possibly the Last’ Republican National Convention (Video)

The “Full Frontal” host gave a fast, clever and funny introduction to “conservatella 2016” on Monday night and interviewed two people with very different opinions about just how screwed the host city, Cleveland, will be during the convention.

Posted on Jul 19, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



The Best Reporting on Mike Pence Through the Years

We took a look back at the career of the Indiana governor Donald Trump has picked as his running mate.

Posted on Jul 19, 2016 READ MORE



Room for Comparison Between Sharia and Mike Pence’s Evangelical Beliefs

Donald Trump’s running mate supports faith-based restrictions that pose a danger to secular and liberal traditions in the United States.

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 READ MORE



Mike Pence Won’t Help Trump Broaden His Base

Donald Trump’s selection of the Indiana governor as his running mate is just what everyone is saying it is: a safe, traditional choice. But the pick is also—and more importantly—something else: a sign of real weakness.

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 READ MORE


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Posted on Jul 17, 2016 ENLARGE



Trump VP Pick Mike Pence Led Crusade Against Planned Parenthood

A close look at the record of Donald Trump’s running mate tells us a few things about what counts as “establishment” in today’s Republican Party.

Posted on Jul 16, 2016 READ MORE


Trump’s VP Pick, Mike Pence, Doesn’t Know Anything About Israel’s Nuclear Weapons

In a video from several years ago, Pence attempted to deflect a question about Israel’s nuclear weapons by committing to the line “Israel is our most cherished ally.”

Posted on Jul 15, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Companies’ Pro-Equality Rhetoric Belied by Their Campaign Donations

Last week, corporate America appeared to take a rare stand on principle.

Posted on Apr 12, 2015 READ MORE



Pizza With a Side of Hate

The only purpose of the “religious freedom” laws in Indiana and other states is to assert that discrimination against gay people is acceptable. The only way to “fix” such measures is to repeal them.

Posted on Apr 4, 2015 READ MORE


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Posted on Apr 2, 2015 ENLARGE



Boycott Indiana—for Imprisoning a Woman Who Miscarried

It’s baffling why the outrage over the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act isn’t carrying over to the case of Purvi Patel.

Posted on Apr 2, 2015 READ MORE



Arkansas Defies Widespread Outrage by Passing Its Own ‘Religious Freedom’ Act

Arkansas, following Indiana’s lead, has adopted a hugely controversial, “anti-gay” Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Posted on Mar 31, 2015 READ MORE


Health Care: Deja Vu All Over Again

Just as the Republicans in Congress are desperate to destroy the Affordable Care Act, their predecessors tried to kill Medicare in the 1960s and Social Security in the 1930s.

Posted on Oct 14, 2013 READ MORE


The End of Shutdowns

One image perfectly captured the absurd, irrational and wholly unnecessary confrontation over whether to shut down the federal government on the basis of differences over a small part of the budget.

Posted on Apr 11, 2011 READ MORE


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