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Adele M. Stan is a weekly columnist for The American Prospect. Follow her on Twitter @addiestan.
Nuns' Group Targeted by Vatican Refuses to Back Down, But Won't Break Away
Posted on: Aug 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Members of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious say they'll keep talking to prelates but will "reconsider" if "forced to compromise the integrity of [their] mission."
Right-Wing Plan for Defeating Obama: Gin Up the Hate
Posted on: Aug 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Stuck with a lackluster candidate, Tea Partiers focus their rage on the president. An Americans For Prosperity Foundation conference stokes the rage and trains the foot soldiers.
12 Bigoted Taunts Peddled By Romney Camp and Allies
Posted on: Jul 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Corporate media largely ignored the subtext of Romney's earliest race-coded comments, and have been content to let more recent and blatant examples die after a day in the news cycle.
Romney Campaign's Race-Baiting Strategy Could Have Dire Consequences for America
Posted on: Jul 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Romney's strategy has incorporated racial and cultural cues, both subtle and blatant, as a means of deflection from the Obama campaign's questions about Bain Capital.
Religious Right's Ralph Reed Field-Tests Plan for Beating Obama
Posted on: Jul 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Reed's Faith and Freedom Coalition, "a 21st-century version of the Christian Coalition on steroids," is leading the effort.
The Pope's New PR Man: Fox News Reporter and Member of Secretive Opus Dei
Posted on: Jun 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The pope's new PR strategist not only hails from Fox News; he belongs to the secretive Opus Dei society and lives in an all-male house cleaned by women members.
Does the Liberal Establishment Care About Anything But Itself? The Hard Lessons of Wisconsin
Posted on: Jun 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet
"The lesson of Wisconsin is pretty straightforward," says Van Jones. "This is what happens when we put our minimum against their maximum."
Progressives Love Elizabeth Warren. Will Massachusetts Voters?
Posted on: Jun 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Before Occupy was a gleam in an activist's eye, Elizabeth Warren began her relentless crusade against the widening income inequality gap. Will that translate into votes?
Why the Pope Hates Nuns
Posted on: Jun 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet
It's tempting to simply view the church hierarchy as a cult of misogyny. But at its heart, it's a cult of power; misogyny is but one tool for securing that power.
11 Ways Mitt Romney Shows His Rich-Guy, Ayn Randian Cluelessness
Posted on: May 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Romney demonstrates the hubris of a certain kind of millionaire: the kind who think it is the job of hard-working people to preserve the rich man's wealth.
Americans Heart Gay Marriage, Divide on Abortion, Hate Labels
Posted on: May 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet
While more Americans embrace marriage equality for LGBT couples, more also refuse to label themselves as "pro-choice". What gives?
5 Reasons Why Obama's Attack on Bain Is Good For America
Posted on: May 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Even if the Obama campaign's anti-Bain offensive is nothing more than a bid to ensure a win for its candidate, in the long run, the campaign is doing America a service.
Does Ron Paul Plan to Turn the GOP Convention into a Food Fight?
Posted on: May 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet
The Ron Paul campaign's latest hijinks have Mitt Romney operatives in a tizzy.
Rage Against the Machine's Tom Morello on May Day 'Guitarmy' and the Occupy Spring
Posted on: May 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Morello says working-class folk and union people shouldn't just fight bad legislation -- they should put forward their own agenda for a better world.
After a Generation of Extremism, Phyllis Schlafly Still a Leading General in the War on Women
Posted on: Apr 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet
At 87, Schlafly is still on the warpath, gracing any podium that will have her with a font of barbed quips, bad facts and bitter resentment.
The Corporate Media's Outrageous Double Standard on Romney and Ted Nugent
Posted on: Apr 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Mitt Romney's campaign welcomed the endorsement of a washed-up rock-n-roller who said President Obama could "suck on my machine gun." Where's the outrage?
Did Religious Right Leaders Spike Santorum's Campaign?
Posted on: Apr 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Romney and Santorum huddled with religious-right leaders over Easter week. Did those meetings determine Santorum's fate?
6 Reasons the Koch Brothers Had a Very Bad Week
Posted on: Apr 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet
An FBI investigation, a new documentary, and a negative court ruling: here's a look inside the Kochs' worst week in a while.
3 Shady Things the Koch Brothers Have Been Up To That the Media Ignore
Posted on: Mar 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet
To the corporate media, the machinations of the 1 percent's most infamous poster boys might look like old news. But for regular Americans, it's a fight for their lives.
Romney Banks on Voters' Stupidity After Illinois Win
Posted on: Mar 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet
Santorum celebrated his defeat by denying climate change. Romney celebrated his win with a lightbulb lie. And a prominent pollster said voters are stupid. Pattern?
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