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Once confined to the closet, gays are now making headway in mainstream society.

Israel must decide if it wants a Jewish homeland in Palestine, or all of Palestine as a Jewish state.

Seymore Hersh has had a string of scoops since September 11, laying bare the covert community's skulduggery. Now, though, it seems he's toeing the government's line in regard to Iran.

Christmas can be a consumeristic orgy, but consider some gift-giving alternatives to improve the world.

The city of Portland is resisting calls from the Justice Department to racially profile its residents; predictably, right-wing pundits are enraged.

Critics of the war on terror—or even those who slightly question the Bush administration—may now find themselves on a list of members of a fifth column.

The connections between Enron and the Bush administration run deep—and they should be investigated.

If I had been so bold as to have wagered that Al Gore would succeed in the latest Supreme Court round, I would have quickly called my bookie this morning after breakfasting in the Court's cafeteri

The US Supreme Court's stunning 5-4 stay Saturday of the Florida
undervote count--less than 24 hours after the equally stunning Florida
Supreme Court decision ordering that same count--illuminat

As the country tilts toward war, media voices are craven in their obsequiousness.

Blogs

Has an anti-choice group secretly videotaped “patients” asking about sex-selective abortion?

April 24, 2012

An ugly elbow has shown NBA player Metta World Peace that his playing future is in doubt, despite past good works.

April 23, 2012

Does Arizona’s immigration law go too far?

April 23, 2012

Could this be the last time Big Oil has to pay for its mistakes? 

April 23, 2012

How did the media cover the 2012 primary campaign?

April 23, 2012

 This week, a special investigation into BP's toxic legacy. Plus, I'm at the first ever New York City Green Festival, followed by the LA Times Book Festival. And, environmental correspondent Mark Hertsgaard on how to save Earth Day.

 

April 21, 2012

Up with Chris Hayes and Melissa Harris-Perry are diverse in terms of gender, race and parts of the brain utilized.

April 20, 2012

Honestly, it was only a matter of time. 

April 20, 2012

Wisconsin's governor is not just attacking labor rights, and voting rights, he's attacking access to reproductive rights. And Wisconsin women are losing  some vital Planned Parenthood services.

April 20, 2012

The deaths of eight people along the US-Mexican border in two years raises questions about the US Border Patrol’s excessive use of force.

April 20, 2012