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When Ralph Reed was the boyish director of the Christian Coalition, he made opposition to gambling a major plank in his "family values" agenda, calling gambling "a cancer on the American body pol

The religious right's sense of siege is fueling a resurgence.

We return this week to the conservative crusade to destroy the reputation of financier and philanthropist George Soros.

We seem to have arrived at another of those bizarre and somewhat surreal moments when the media have "rediscovered" America's evangelicals.

A wave of minority politics is cresting in California--white minority politics.

Is it a sin for Catholics to vote for former altar boy John Kerry?

This book has a past, which begins at least in 1995, when Elzbieta Ettinger brought out a controversial account of the unpublished correspondence between Hannah Arendt and Martin Heidegger, but p

CORNEL WEST: We want to begin just by raising the general query of how
you would characterize our historical moment.

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What the story about a fire set to a gender-nonconforming teenager in Oakland leaves out about race, gender expression and violence.

January 30, 2015

Who are the surrender monkeys now?

January 23, 2015

Poverty in France’s Muslim communities should elicit public dismay, and not just because it’s among the factors that may have motivated Charlie Hebdo’s attackers.

January 22, 2015

The week when everyone forgot the definition of irony.

January 20, 2015

While the Times frequently needs pushing on its watery language, there are real ethical reasons to exclude Charlie’s Mohammad cartoons.

January 15, 2015

Is it really surprising that a figurehead of the party that seeks to deny healthcare to huge numbers of people of color, deport as many immigrants as possible, and strip away the right to vote once rubbed shoulders with white supremacists?

January 14, 2015

What is it about horrific events that brings out horrific media coverage?

January 13, 2015

Yes, her schtick as a North Korean general was a gross bit of yellowface minstrelsy, but let’s remember her longer career.

January 12, 2015