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Obama bends over backwards to accommodate faith groups. It’s time for Democrats to champion separation of church and state instead.
Assailed by the right as a fiction, anti-Muslim bias is all too real for those who live with it.
Sharia is as unthreatening to the US legal system as the ideas in the Old Testament. Yet bigoted hysteria is fueling legislation that actually undermines our courts.
Philanthropist Nina Rosenwald has used her millions to cement the alliance between the pro-Israel lobby and the Islamophobic fringe.
Voters in Wisconsin bought the Tea Party line because the president and his party have not been able to provide a believable alternative.
Climate-change deniers are on the ropes—but so is the planet.
Republicans are turning to tired, failed strategies in an effort to alienate both black and white voters from President Obama.
To understand the Vatican’s crackdown, look beyond the politics of abortion and same-sex marriage to the theological conflict raging in the Catholic Church.
In the June 5 recall election to unseat Gov. Scott Walker and his cronies, grassroots activists are fighting millions in corporate cash.
Ari Berman on Mitt Romney’s bogus job numbers.