Society

Obama’s Challenge to America’s Parents Obama’s Challenge to America’s Parents

He has taken black parents to task for failing to inspire their children; it's a message that needs to be addressed to white America as well.

Aug 1, 2008 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman

Flocking to Faith Flocking to Faith

Obama's incredible faith-based initiative.

Jul 31, 2008 / Column / Katha Pollitt

Who Wants Yesterday’s Papers? Who Wants Yesterday’s Papers?

Collapse of the old world information order.

Jul 31, 2008 / Beat the Devil / Alexander Cockburn

Olympic Trials Olympic Trials

If China's leaders believe they've released enough steam for a smooth Olympics, they could be in for a surprise.

Jul 31, 2008 / Editorial / Dave Zirin

Archaeological Digs Stoke Conflict in Jerusalem Archaeological Digs Stoke Conflict in Jerusalem

The race for "Jewish" bedrock has turned a Jerusalem slum's archaeological riches into an existential threat.

Jul 30, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Adina Hoffman

Rachel Maddow’s Life and Career Rachel Maddow’s Life and Career

The Air America host is this election season's breakout star.

Jul 30, 2008 / Books & the Arts / Rebecca Traister

Bush White House Uses Fox to Push Agenda Bush White House Uses Fox to Push Agenda

It's official, straight from the mouth of Bush's former press secretary, Scott McClellan--FOX is Republican propaganda.

Jul 29, 2008 / Video / Countdown

Women’s Advocate Is UN’s New Human Rights Chief Women’s Advocate Is UN’s New Human Rights Chief

Despite the Bush Administration's scramble to scuttle her nomination because she is--gasp!--a feminist, a South African judge is named high commissioner for human rights.

Jul 27, 2008 / Feature / Barbara Crossette

Hip Hop Star Nas Slams Fox News Hip Hop Star Nas Slams Fox News

The politically conscious rapper helps deliver over 620,000 petitions calling on Fox to end its racist coverage of the Obamas.

Jul 24, 2008 / Video / ColorofChange.org

How Wall Street Wrecked Your Retirement How Wall Street Wrecked Your Retirement

The architects of America's disfunctional financial system allowed Wall Street gamble with our retirement savings--and now they appear to have lost it.

Jul 23, 2008 / Column / Nicholas von Hoffman

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