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Julia Conley: Book-Banning Efforts Rising at Unprecedented Rate, US Libraries Report

Efforts to censor entire categories of books reflecting certain voices and views shows that the moral panic isn’t about kids: It’s about politics.

September 20, 2022 · 3 Comments

Andy Kroll: America’s Forever Wars Go Viral

Take a moment to ponder whether adding your voice to a growing din of outrage is really what this world of ours needs right now.

September 12, 2022 · Leave a comment

Jake Johnson: ‘I Don’t F—ing Care That They Have Weapons’: Trump Wanted Security to Let Armed Supporters March on Capitol

Hutchinson’s chilling testimony leaves no doubt: President Trump led a criminal conspiracy to overturn the 2020 election.

June 29, 2022 · Leave a comment

Thom Hartmann: These Trump-Led Seditionists Must Be Punished in Court—and at the Ballot Box

Sedition is the word for what we call—during times of war—treason. Trump and his Republican and media allies are in it up to their necks.

June 13, 2022 · Leave a comment

Jeffrey C. Isaac: The Fascists Are Rising in the Name of Defending Democracy—They Must Be Called Out and Stopped

Of course, Trump and his supporters do not mean by “democracy” a liberal democracy. They mean the popular sovereignty of “true Americans.”

December 15, 2021 · 6 Comments

Thom Hartmann: The GOP Has No Interest in Actual Governing

The GOP is no longer a serious political party. Instead, it’s now a coalition of disparate groups made up of racists, homophobes, misogynists, gun nuts, conspiracy theorists and the ultra-rich.

April 7, 2021 · 1 Comment

Walden Bello: The United States Has Entered a Frightening Weimar Era

The violent storming of the Capitol by pro-Trump extremists underlines the face of crises to come.

January 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Jake Johnson: Co-Conspirators in Sedition

Here Are the Names of Every Republican Who Voted to Overturn Election Results.

January 7, 2021 · 3 Comments

Paul Buchheit: How Right-Wing Conservatives Have Laid Waste to America for 50 Years

Thanks to a half century of insidious “trickle-down” philosophy—which astoundingly continues to be preached by many of the super-rich—inequality has stretched our nation nearly to the breaking point.

December 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

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