November 02, 2015 Archive November 2015

When Texas fell to the wingnuts: The secret history of the Southern strategy, modern conservatism and the Lone Star State

Climate change claims a new victim: The slow demise of Califonia's golden trout

This is what a demagogue sounds like: The patriotic appeal which can't be trusted

How the GOP almost forced a Social Security disaster: Everything you need to know about their disgraceful hostage-taking

"My little war-porn addiction": David Shields on how the New York Times made the Iraq and Afghanistan wars look "really cool, really glamorous, really bloodless"

The NRA wants us to live in fear: The demented, highly profitable and deeply cynical logic behind arming everyone

This is 2015's most infuriating, overpraised novel: "What real person trapped in this novel wouldn’t become a drug addict?"

No one told me about the loneliness, the emotional roller coaster, and how to stay sane when I could only eat a spoonful of mashed potatoes

Rand Paul seems bored: Does this guy even want to be president anymore?

The military-industrial-propaganda complex: The neo-con think tanks that drive policy and send us to war

The GOP's big-money revolt: How Carson & Trump are challenging everything we know about modern politics

Ohio's head-scratching marijuana fight: Why do some progressives oppose legalization?

Marco Rubio, the billionaire whisperer: How he became the plutocrats' favorite candidate (and why we should be scared)

Paul Krugman: GOP hopefuls lie about the Democrats' economic record because they can't run on their own

Richard Dawkins: The GOP candidates can't possibly be as ignorant as they proudly claim to be

Here's why we're committing civil disobedience: Millennials can no longer be silent about our broken system

"Fox & Friends" tries to teach the bigots in your life "how to seem tolerant" on Facebook

War has come to the Republicans: Inside their secret meeting to rewrite debate rules

What's really behind the GOP's debate revolt: A crippling fear of accountability

Amy Schumer’s new agenda: Avoiding “stale” old jokes about race, making people "laugh and feel better" and supporting “badass” Hillary Clinton

Twitter howls as Jeb! restarts campaign with "Jeb Can Fix It" slogan

Jeb Bush's Hail Mary: Flailing candidate launches "Jeb Can Fix It" tour

Cops joking about rape on Twitter: And people wonder why so many women don't report sexual assaults?

The Stone Roses reunion freak-out: With 21 years since the band's "Second Coming," a new album could be worse than leaving well enough alone

John Oliver smacks down Donald Trump over "boring and low rated show" digs: "At no point did we invite Donald Trump to appear"

The betrayal that should haunt Hillary Clinton: How she sold out working women & then never apologized

GOP candidates' mob-style "family meeting" shows just how dysfunctional the party's primary currently is

The police brutality epidemic that goes unnoticed: More than 1,000 police officers fired over the last six years for sexual misconduct

5 worst right-wing moments of the week -- Ben Carson welcomes the apocalypse

Bernie Sanders is more American than Ayn Rand: Democratic socialism will always trump free-market selfishness

Make the wingnuts answer these: The eight questions debate moderators must ask the Republicans next

Tell the GOP to shove it: Why these clowns should be laughed out of the room

Punch the GOP bullies in the nose: Time for the media to stand up the wingnuts

Carly Fiorina's latest indignity: Even the Republican CEO of HP says she's not qualified to be president