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A close look at Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas reveals a deeply conservative and increasingly bitter man.

How can the left be as adept as the right-wing spin machine at communicating its political agenda? Learn how to use the tools.

The oppression of Muslim women is a major theme among the Islamofascistly aware. If only they felt the same about other women on earth.

Some herald the election of an Indian-American Republican governor as a milestone, but the poor and black citizens of Louisiana aren't among them.

Consider the plight of the embattled liberal hawks and their lonely struggle to discredit the left.

The Christian right is embroiled in an internal culture war, pitting true believers against pragmatists looking for a candidate to satisfy the antitax and neoconservative wings of the GOP.

Bush and the neocons are trying to save their crumbling reputations by blaming critics of the war for the debacle.

He has a strong claim on the neoconservative heart, and if he ends up in the White House, the moribund neocons will rise again.

Christian conservatives play the porn card in an attempt to discredit Mitt Romney and advance the cause of Fred Thompson.

We're sickened by tainted food because our government is unwilling to eat into the profits of the corporations our regulators serve.

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A growing antigovernment movement has drawn a dangerous lesson from the standoff. 

July 11, 2014

Why the corporate media keep lending the far-right legitimacy. 

July 8, 2014

What happened to the party that fifty years ago played such a vital role in passing the Civil Rights Act?

July 2, 2014

An embattled senator focused on increasing participation—especially by voters worried about austerity cuts—and won.

June 25, 2014

The former congressman slams The New York Times, but the Times was actually late to the party.

June 25, 2014

The Texas governor is now “a better person,” he says.

June 23, 2014

Prosecutors allege the Wisconsin governor was at the center of an “expansive” strategy to bypass campaign laws.

June 20, 2014

Conservative writer George Will’s highly offensive column has yet to have serious consequences for his career—but perhaps that is about the change.

June 19, 2014