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The cool kid bullied the uncool kids in the Stewart/Sanchez affair, while CNN, like a cowed principal, ran from the crossfire.
Ari Melber talks about The Nation's latest investigation of Lou Dobbs's relationship with undocumented immigrant workers on CNN's Joy Behar Show.
American conservatism is poised to come to (legislative) power, just as it runs itself off the rails.
With more men than women supporting Sarah Palin, who really benefits from the GOP's 'Year of The Conservative Woman'?
The celebrated film tells a familiar story about unions and schools—but misses what's new.
Literary taste-making can't be the one place in America where gendered expectations play no role.
The ultra-conservative funders the Koch brothers don't directly fund media—and they don't have to. Instead, they've successfully funded the politicians and the "experts" who create the context for what the media debates.
Don't tune in; it's not important.
Let's get a grip: the left isn't going to win every 24-hour news cycle. And that shouldn't be our goal.
How we remember Katrina is how we'll prepare for future disasters. Getting the story straight matters for justice—and for survival.