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Saba Ahmed

Last week Saba Ahmed became yet another Muslim punching bag for the right, who refuse to listen to her game-changing plan to fight extremism.

The San Quentin News staff

For 127 years, prison newspapers have struggled to speak truth to the outside world.

Nicholas Wade

In a guise of scientific seriousness, Nicholas Wade’s new book revives the discredited ideas of history’s most notorious racists.


The religious exemption in the current version of ENDA would enshrine the idea that LGBT equality is incompatible with the free exercise of religion.

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II

If we can do it in North Carolina, don’t tell me we can’t do it across America.

Jed Rakoff

The federal judge is waging a one-man war on bank-friendly SEC settlements.

Bill de Blasio

According to the right-wing media’s script, of course not.

New Delhi, India, January 22, 2014

Why does the belief that women are safest when secluded still hold sway in India?


America has a long history of turning black women into scapegoats.

July 22, 2010

Andrew Breitbart is being reverse-whipped on his reverse-plantation, crying out in anguish, ‘How long, O Lord?’

July 21, 2010

How many times is the Obama administration going to roll over for Glenn Beck?

July 21, 2010

Christopher Hayes responds to Joan Walsh's claim that recently published JournoList e-mails prove his "Obama worship."

July 21, 2010

All Summer, people have been protesting at baseball stadiums against the Arizona Diamondbacks and their state's anti-immigrant laws. These "protests at the park" are not without precedent and not without the promise of victory.

July 21, 2010

The world's shortest reviews and more reflections on the Obama presidency.

July 16, 2010

Eric Alterman on pushing for a progressive Presidency.  Plus: Colin Robinson takes on Amazon.

July 16, 2010