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Seven Women Who Broke Glass Ceilings in U.S. Politics Before Hillary Clinton

It’s all very nice that Hillary Clinton is the first American woman to be nominated as the standard-bearer for her party’s presidential bid, but let’s take a moment to recognize a few women who helped pave this path.

Posted on Jul 31, 2016 READ MORE


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Posted on Jul 3, 2016 ENLARGE

Huge Majority of Americans Are Frustrated, Angry, Helpless—You Name It—Due to 2016 Elections

Americans do not see either the Republicans or the Democrats as particularly receptive to new ideas or the views of the rank-and-file membership, according to a recent poll.

Posted on Jun 2, 2016 READ MORE

Duke’s Coach Krzyzewski, Donald Trump and the Meanness in All of Us

What the unfortunate comments—and lies—of the college team’s basketball coach can teach us about American culture and politics.

Posted on Mar 30, 2016 READ MORE

Is This the End of the Establishment?

Step back from the campaign fray for just a moment and consider the enormity of what’s already occurred.

Posted on Feb 23, 2016 READ MORE

Bernie Sanders Is Creating a New and Untested Electoral Force in American Politics

The conventional wisdom that holds Sanders is merely attracting “wine-track young liberals and small-donor donations” is “radically incomplete,” writes Jeff Stein at Vox.

Posted on Feb 18, 2016 READ MORE

6 Times U.S. Government Excluded Millions Based on Race or Religion (Video)

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and other bigots on the far right are nothing new in American history.

Posted on Dec 9, 2015 READ MORE

What I Learned During My Time in the Red States

I’ve just returned from three weeks in the Red States. It was ostensibly a book tour, but I wanted to talk with conservatives and tea partyers.

Posted on Nov 10, 2015 READ MORE

‘The Most Dangerous Man in America’

Addicted to the gutter politics that ruined him, Richard Nixon was—as an English earl once said of the warlord Oliver Cromwell—“a great, bad man.”

Posted on Jul 15, 2015 READ MORE

These Are the Real Reasons Romney Ought to Have Withdrawn

Likely the reasons Mitt Romney decided not to run for a third time are financial – the big money just wouldn’t make another bet on a serial loser.

Posted on Jan 31, 2015 READ MORE

Republican Ads: Careful Whom You Vote for in Iowa Because We’ll Tell Your Neighbors

The Republican National Committee has resorted to “vote shaming” Iowans with ludicrously misleading Facebook ads.

Posted on Nov 1, 2014 READ MORE

Jon Stewart on Whether Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton Will Run in 2016

The independent Vermont senator and the former secretary of state caused quite a stir during their visits to Iowa over the weekend. As some in the media put it, there’s no turning back now.

Posted on Sep 17, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN

The Disease of American Democracy

Most Americans feel powerless, and assume the political game is fixed. So why bother?

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 READ MORE

Wiping Another Country Off the Map: Israel Does It to Palestine

Back when the warmongers had hopes of ginning up a war between the United States and Iran during the Bush administration, one of their propaganda talking points was the Iran had “threatened to wipe Israel off the map.”

Posted on Aug 2, 2014 READ MORE

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Why Romney Is Wrong That Obama’s Syria Policy Emboldened Putin

On “Face the Nation” on Sunday, Mitt Romney slammed President Obama’s policies toward Russia as “naive” and called the country a “geopolitical adversary” of the U.S.

Posted on Mar 24, 2014 READ MORE

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Posted on Jul 27, 2013 ENLARGE

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