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A Spike in Maternal Mortality Rates in Texas Spurs Soul-Searching

Two new reports show that pregnancy-related deaths and severe obstetrical complications rose as the state slashed funding for family planning, but researchers and state officials say more information is needed to understand the trend.

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The New European Fascists

Poland offers a frightening example of the right-wing populism sweeping through many nations. Neoliberalism is wrecking economies, creating rage among the working class, devastating cultural institutions and eroding liberal democracy across Europe and in the United States.

Posted on Jul 24, 2016 READ MORE



2008 All Over Again

Great Britain’s decision to leave the European Union presages perhaps another global financial meltdown. Banks will again demand massive bailouts. We will be forced to again swallow austerity measures, and there will be a continued decline in living standards.

Posted on Jun 24, 2016 READ MORE



Obama Didn’t Birth Trump’s Movement

Republican leaders don’t want to take responsibility for the choices made by their own voters or their complicity in tolerating and even encouraging the extremism Trump represents.

Posted on May 16, 2016 READ MORE


Trumpet Blower









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The New Common Ground Between Populist Left and Right (Video)

If we join together, we can make these things happen.

Posted on Apr 24, 2016 READ MORE


VIDEO: Protester Says He Overheard Trump Supporters Saying, ‘Kill All Muslims’

In November, Donald Trump mocked as “overweight” a man whom security agents threw out of one of the presidential candidate’s rallies. But it was the violent xenophobia the man heard before the rally that really disturbed him.

Posted on Feb 24, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Palin Endorses Palin









Posted on Jan 21, 2016 ENLARGE


Palin Endorsement









Posted on Jan 21, 2016 ENLARGE


Hair of the Dog









Posted on Jan 4, 2016 ENLARGE


VIDEO: Robert Reich Explains How to Deal With Your Conservative Uncle Bob This Holiday Season

In preparation for the holidays, here’s a survival guide for dealing with your right-wing relatives.

Posted on Dec 20, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN



Why Scrapping the Confederate Flag Is a Threat to a Huge Swath of the Right-Wing Movement

Last week, as Charleston mourned its dead and Confederate flags came down, I spoke to Ed Sebesta about his life’s work, researching and challenging the neo-Confederates.

Posted on Jul 8, 2015 READ MORE


GOP Science









Posted on May 31, 2015 ENLARGE


O’Reilly’s War









Posted on Feb 24, 2015 ENLARGE


‘The Daily Show’ Gives Obama a Makeover So Right-Wingers Can Understand What He’s Saying

No matter what President Obama says about the Islamic State group, Fox News and conservative politicians continue to misrepresent him. Thankfully, Jon Stewart and his staff at “The Daily Show” have come up with a way to address the problem.

Posted on Feb 24, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


Ebola Buddy









Posted on Oct 23, 2014 ENLARGE


Koch Gourmet









Posted on Sep 28, 2014 ENLARGE



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How the Right Wing Is Killing Women

A woman giving birth in America is more than twice as likely to die as a woman in Saudi Arabia or China.

Posted on May 13, 2014 READ MORE



The Four Biggest Right-Wing Lies About Inequality

Even though French economist Thomas Piketty has made an airtight case that we’re heading toward levels of inequality not seen since the days of the 19th century robber barons, right-wing conservatives haven’t stopped lying about what’s happening and what to do about it.

Posted on May 6, 2014 READ MORE


Bundy









Posted on May 5, 2014 ENLARGE


Redefining Benghazi









Posted on May 2, 2014 ENLARGE


NRA Hypnosis









Posted on May 1, 2014 ENLARGE


Jon Stewart Is Confused by Gun Nuts’ Message at the NRA Convention

Conflation, conflation, conflation.

Posted on Apr 30, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN


Racist Republicans









Posted on Apr 29, 2014 ENLARGE


Cliven Bundy Fans









Posted on Apr 28, 2014 ENLARGE


Cliven Bundy









Posted on Apr 27, 2014 ENLARGE


Cliven Bundy









Posted on Apr 26, 2014 ENLARGE



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Top 5 Signs Cliven Bundy Is Wrong About African-Americans

Cliven Bundy’s bizarre remarks to The New York Times are wrong and wrongheaded in too many ways to count.

Posted on Apr 26, 2014 READ MORE


Fox and Foul Friend









Posted on Apr 25, 2014 ENLARGE


Cliven Bundy









Posted on Apr 24, 2014 ENLARGE


Limbaugh Loses It









Posted on Apr 21, 2014 ENLARGE


Big Investors









Posted on Apr 20, 2014 ENLARGE


Self Portrait









Posted on Apr 19, 2014 ENLARGE



Jeb Bush’s Optimism School

The Republican Party faces a long-term challenge in presidential elections because it is defining itself as a gloomy enclave, a collection of pessimists who fear what our country is becoming and where it is going.

Posted on Apr 16, 2014 READ MORE



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Top 6 Pulitzer Prize ‘Traitors’ in American Journalism

The Pulitzer Prize committee’s opinion that Edward Snowden is a public servant rather than a traitor or criminal is a scandal on the American right. But it is not a new scandal.

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 READ MORE


Blow to Wingnuttery









Posted on Apr 14, 2014 ENLARGE



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Pace Sheldon Adelson: Top 5 Signs West Bank Is Occupied Territory

New Jersey governor and presidential hopeful Chris Christie used the term “Occupied Territories” to refer to Gaza and the West Bank in his talk this weekend to Sheldon Adelson’s Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas.

Posted on Mar 31, 2014 READ MORE



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The Shame of American Politics: GOP Presidential Hopefuls Trek to Las Vegas Seeking Adelson Blessing

A series of pro-corporation Supreme Court decisions and the latter’s disingenuous equation of money with speech, including Citizens United, have turned the United States from a democracy to a plutocracy.

Posted on Mar 31, 2014 READ MORE


Right Wing









Posted on Mar 10, 2014 ENLARGE


Thanks, Obama









Posted on Mar 8, 2014 ENLARGE



‘The Dick Joke Is Not Always Your Friend’

The recently deceased Harold Ramis’ beloved anti-authoritarian comedies of the late ’70s and the ’80s (including “Animal House” starring John Belushi, pictured) were pop trojan horses of then-emerging right-wing cultural values, former Harper’s Magazine columnist Thomas Frank writes at Salon.

Posted on Mar 6, 2014 READ MORE


Swapping Ignorance









Posted on Feb 21, 2014 ENLARGE


Ted Nugent









Posted on Feb 19, 2014 ENLARGE


Smoking Mad









Posted on Jan 24, 2014 ENLARGE


Bill O’Reilly’s War









Posted on Dec 16, 2013 ENLARGE



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Right-Wing Extremism—It’s Not Just for the U.S.

The Syrian refugee crisis has fanned the flames of right-wing extremism in Bulgaria, signaling yet more nationalistic political sentiment in Europe. No one’s predicting a return of the 1930s rise of fascism, but the parallels are disturbing.

Posted on Dec 15, 2013 READ MORE


Selfie









Posted on Dec 12, 2013 ENLARGE


For and Against









Posted on Dec 3, 2013 ENLARGE


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