Stories by Amanda Marcotte

Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. She's on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.  subscribe to Amanda Marcotte's feed

Posted on: Aug 18, 2017, Source: Salon

The world of online anti-feminism has become a gateway to white supremacy.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2017, Source: Salon

Direct confrontation with alt-right goons is a bad idea.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Fake news: Conservatives love to share it, liberals love to hate it and social media companies rake in the cash.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's EPA chief tries to dodge regulations, but activists—and courts—are working to hold him accountable.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017, Source: Salon

The Browder testimony points to real collusion, but it's hard to see in the swamp of fake news.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017, Source: Salon

The sad story of Charlie Gard shows there's no limit to right-wing political vampirism.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Being the liberal hate object on Fox News only helps advance the far right's agenda. Thanks, but I'll pass.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2017, Source: Salon

After two years of flirting with overt white nationalism, Trump jumps the alt-right shark in his Warsaw speech.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2017, Source: Salon

In the fine print, GOP bill guts coverage of "essential health care benefits," with devastating consequences.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: Salon

Mitch McConnell's gruesome health care scam exposes the anti-democratic character of the GOP.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: Salon

Psychological research shows people are too tribal and afraid to admit they were wrong to regret their votes.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2017, Source: Salon

Guns are largely marketed to right-wing male power fantasies, but this latest tragedy shows that no one is immune.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2017, Source: Salon

Much of what Donald Trump does is fueled by the desire to uproot or undo Barack Obama's legacy.

Posted on: May 25, 2017, Source: Salon

Federal spending on health care and food stimulates the economy — and losing those dollars will hurt most Americans.

Posted on: May 22, 2017, Source: Salon

Iowa follows Texas in barring Medicaid patients from Planned Parenthood—and the effects are devastating.

Posted on: May 18, 2017, Source: Salon

Ailes spent his life fighting for a world where men are free to exploit women—and the good news is, he lost.

Posted on: May 17, 2017, Source: Salon

Are working-class couples more likely to marry if men make more money? New evidence says not necessarily.

Posted on: May 16, 2017, Source: Salon

The extreme right in Texan statehouse stages Mother's Day tantrum over the defeat of a handful of its own bills.

Posted on: May 10, 2017, Source: Salon

Even the state's sheriffs and police chiefs oppose it.

Posted on: May 9, 2017, Source: Salon

Titillating stories can be more persuasive than facts, and the anti-choice movement loves its nutty urban myths.