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Adele M. Stan is a weekly columnist for The American Prospect. Follow her on Twitter @addiestan.
Rage, Racism, Misogyny and Greed: This Is How Trump Wins — and Heralds the Twilight of the New Right Movement
Posted on: Feb 26, 2016, Source: The American Prospect
“I grab and grab and grab! You know, I get greedy; I want money, money!” The crowd roars.
Election's Secret Theme: Letting Women Know Who's Boss
Posted on: Feb 11, 2016, Source: The American Prospect
Between Trump's misogyny and Sanders's demeaning of Planned Parenthood, this presidential contest is all about the role of women in society.
Fear of Women Is Key to Donald Trump's Misogyny—and America's
Posted on: Jan 27, 2016, Source: The American Prospect
It’s not just Megyn Kelly’s questions that so frighten the Republican presidential frontrunner; it’s her gender.
Why Evangelicals Heart Donald Trump
Posted on: Jan 21, 2016, Source: The American Prospect
Beyond the politics of resentment is the Calvinist notion that the frontrunner’s wealth marks him as God’s anointed.
Nikki Haley Goes After Trump — Obama Not so Much
Posted on: Jan 13, 2016, Source: The American Prospect
In her State of the Union GOP response, the South Carolina governor was deployed as a Trump-stopper.
2016: The Year of the Billionaire
Posted on: Jan 1, 2016, Source: The American Prospect
This presidential election could show how private capital and secrecy conspired to take the political process away from the American people.
Trump’s Outrageous Attack on the Female Body Really Reveals a Widespread Contempt for Women in American Culture
Posted on: Dec 23, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
But why stop with women’s bodies? Let’s look at fundamental discrimination against women across society.
The Campaign Against Planned Parenthood Is Decades in the Making
Posted on: Dec 2, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
The right’s takeover of the GOP mainstreamed a call to violence.
Why We Should Be Worried for America That Donald Trump Is So Popular
Posted on: Dec 1, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
With his lies about black people and the people of Jersey City, the question is why so many Americans want to believe him.
Right-Wingers in Texas Petrified of Bathroom Bogeyman
Posted on: Nov 4, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
In a ballot measure designed to overturn Houston's nondiscrimination ordinance, a cootie offensive prevailed.
How Right-Wing One Percenters Are Bankrolling a New Mega-Assault on Working Americans
Posted on: Nov 1, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
There's a looming Supreme Court case designed to decimate public-sector unions.
Why Hillary Makes Right-Wingers So Crazy
Posted on: Oct 23, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
The composure and toughness she demonstrated at the Benghazi hearing threatens a worldview rooted in patriarchy.
The Birthplace of American Music Has Been Handed Over to Real-Estate Speculators
Posted on: Aug 26, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
When the U.S. lost the home of jazz to flood, it sold it to private speculators.
Why Jeb Bush's Pitch to the Koch Brothers Should Scare You
Posted on: Aug 6, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
Private companies are great, Bush said, 'because they can do whatever they want.' As president, he’d help them do just that.
Taking Jackson Off the $20 Bill Will Not Erase His Murderous History as a War Criminal, Slavery Enthusiast, & Genocidal Enemy of Native Americans
Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
Democrats and Republicans alike have been fanboys of the 7th Ppresident of the U.S.
The Murder of an Unarmed Black Man By a South Carolina Cop Is Part of a Long, Sick American Tradition
Posted on: Apr 8, 2015, Source: The American Prospect
Until we understand our national legacy, it’s hard to see how things will ever truly change.
Rand Paul's Quest to Woo Young People -- What Does It Mean for Libertarianism?
Posted on: Oct 23, 2014, Source: The American Prospect
Win or lose, the neo-libertarian stands to change the DNA of the Grand Old Party.
Is Pope Francis Just Doing Savvy P.R. For the Oppressive, Dysfunctional Church?
Posted on: Dec 12, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check
We must remember that the Catholic Church is losing members and desperately needs to remake its image.
Killing Them Softly: Pope Francis Condemns Income Inequality, Sanctions Gender Inequality
Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check
Exclusion of the poor from full participation in society is rightly portrayed as an evil, while exclusion of women from full participation in the church is defended as necessary.
Major Push to End Sexual Assault Epidemic in Military Turned Back in Senate
Posted on: Jun 14, 2013, Source: RH Reality Check
Defense authorization bill won’t include Sen. Kristen Gillibrand's measure to remove reporting of sexual assault from chain of command—despite having bipartisan support.
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