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Mitt Romney's hands

We dismiss the anti-intellectualism of the right at our own peril.

Artur Davis

The former black congressman became a star among tea partiers after coming out in support of Voter ID laws.

How right-wing Jewish organizatons misrepresent both the views and the influence of American Jews.

How the American right’s obsession with male status legitimated the transition to a neoliberal ethos.

Barack Obama and Timothy Geithner

While preventing a Republican triumph is imperative, we should have no illusions about Obama.

A Romney presidency would rob progressive movements of the oxygen required to grow deeper and broader roots.

Books lampooning Barack Obama

A consolidated publishing industry, along with the right-wing media machine, has fostered the market for extremist hit jobs.

Americans for Prosperity rally

Under the radar, the pseudo-grassroots group Americans for Prosperity is pulling out the stops to defeat Obama.

Despite the White House’s statements against Islamophobia, their failure to fire a hatemongering lieutenant tells a different story. 

The Problem of Conservative 'Intellectuals'

As Mitt Romney’s campaign descends into increasingly indefensible terrain, a few right-wing stalwarts are still standing by their man.

Blogs

How Commentary and Israel's Six-Day War informed the neoconservative movement (or didn't).

April 1, 2011

Why are the Republicans going after a history professor who calls himself a “centrist”?

March 28, 2011

Is there data proving that liberals get interrupted more on political television? And who's fault is that?

March 18, 2011

Stacey Abrams fights the antiabortion wackos so you don’t have to.

March 16, 2011

Fiscal hawks in the US and Britain define policy while ignoring catastrophe.

March 15, 2011

Looking at an unhappy future shaped by family planning cuts.

March 15, 2011

Conservatives' hyperbolic attacks distort the objectives of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

March 14, 2011

Scott Walker has taken Wisconsin, a state so chock-full of “Midwestern nice,” you need insulin after talking to the locals, and turned it into a place where people are talking General Strike. Seriously.

March 10, 2011

Under the guidelines, patients would be told that women generally don’t suffer any psychological harm as a result of having an abortion.

March 9, 2011

Huckabee seemed folksy and friendly—until he started squawking that President Obama grew up in Kenya.

March 7, 2011