February 29, 2016 Archive February 2016

We're never winning these wars: America has zero to show for its decades of bloodshed in the Middle East

DNC vice chair resigns, endorses Sanders, blasts Clinton's "interventionist, regime change policies"

Time for a red carpet revolution: Stars have a huge platform to use — if they dare

I loved, lived with, and lost my mother to borderline personality disorder

Leo's Oscar isn't overdue: He hasn't won before because he didn't earn it

Did Adam McKay just call out the Koch brothers on the Oscars stage?

"Is that the first 'rape, lynch' joke by a host in Oscars history?": Twitter loses it over Chris Rock's Oscars monologue and #OscarsSoWhite

“This Oscar is going home in a Honda Civic”: Louis C.K. steals the show with a real tribute to an unloved category

Kevin Hart mocks #OscarsSoWhite on stage: This year, "I thought for sure I'd get a seat in the front row"

"5 seconds of Louis CK and now we all want him to host": Oscar viewers go wild for the comedian's blunt award intro

Chris Rock's Oscars monologue stuns: “When your grandmother’s swinging from a tree it’s really hard to care about best documentary foreign short”

VP Joe Biden speaks out at Oscars against sexual abuse: "We must and we can change the culture"

Leo earned his Oscar for "The Revenant" — and he might be our greatest movie star ever

Your 2016 Oscars in GIFs: Watch Jacob Tremblay geek out over "Star Wars" droids and more

Christie's GOP sabotage: Republicans long thought the New Jersey governor was a backstabber, and now they're proved right

Donald Trump could get the nuclear codes: How anti-intellectualism is killing American democracy

"It is no longer wise to ignore it": John Oliver gives Donald Trump exactly what he deserves, and it was worth the wait

Broad City's top 5 feminist moments

Oscar has issues: In an acerbic, awkward evening loaded with noble causes, #WhiteStarsMatter

“You need to go, white man”: "Girls" hits trolling peak by pushing anti-p.c. backlash buttons

Zika & family planning: Will Latin American Catholics really have to choose between the well-being of their children and the well-being of their souls?

This threat is worse than ISIS: Once again, we don't understand the real enemy

There's no more denying Trump's campaign of hate: How he built a coalition of America's bullies, xenophobes & bigots

Paul Krugman: Nothing less than "the fate of the planet" is at stake in this election

Behind the music on "Vinyl": Did you spot Joey Ramone on last night's episode?

Donald Trump's KKK flap has finally lost him "Morning Joe": Even Joe Scarborough calls Trump's latest stunt "disqualifying"

Cornel West lashes out at civil rights icons after Bernie Sanders suffers resounding South Carolina defeat

The Trump-SCOTUS trap: The longer Trump-mania goes, the less defensible GOP obstruction on Scalia's successor becomes

Oscars gives voice to survivors: Sexual assault awareness takes center stage at 2016 Academy Awards

No Oscar gown, no high heels, no problem: "Mad Max" costume designer Jenny Beavan is the real red carpet MVP

GOP strategist attacks Katrina Pierson for being "one of 'the blacks'" Donald Trump pays "to clean up his mess" on CNN

Idaho's GOP rape philosopher: Anti-choice politicians can't stop saying absurd things about sexual abuse because they're simply misogynists

The Oscars have a Dave Grohl problem: A famous straight white guy everyone likes can always find his way on stage

The Supreme Court's massive abortion case: Everything you need to know about Whole Women’s Health vs. Hellerstedt

Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams lead Blind Willie Johnson homage

Like the fascists whose quotations he admires, Trump will do anything to make his country great again

Teflon Don: Rubio and Cruz's stampede of attacks won't stop the Trump juggernaut — nothing will stick to this guy

"Yellow people with tiny dongs"?: The Oscars have more than one diversity problem — and it shows

This is why Stacey Dash's Oscars appearance was so cringeworthy