Stories by Amanda Marcotte

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Posted on: Sep 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Satan is planting ideas in scientists' heads and other assaults on reality in the crazytown GOP primary.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Lies and hoaxes are a major part of modern-day conservatism.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Why right-wingers love Trump and the rest of us can't look away.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

They don’t have the numbers anymore, so they are turning to more reactionary demands to seize power in any way they can.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It’s a long campaign season and the anti-woman competition is just getting started.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2015, Source: Raw Story

The excuse that they are whipping out for this is that it’s relevant to the issue of damages.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

His treatment of Megyn Kelly is still in line with conservative misogyny.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Some tips on how to respond to some of the most common arguments.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Why is the anti-choice movement even taken seriously as a political movement by the media?

Posted on: Jul 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It tells us a lot about why misogyny continues to be such a major problem.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The reaction to the Cosby story shows how much the world has changed in the past two decades.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Once again, Satanists show they are the absolute masters at trolling conservatives.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Can’t Republicans stop picking on rape victims?

Posted on: Jun 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's hard to believe there was a national debate over whether women are funny just a few years ago.

Posted on: May 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The conservative media's immediate assumption was that this must be politically correct culture spinning out of control.

Posted on: May 21, 2015, Source: Raw Story

Bad arguments makes it easier for anti-feminists to paint feminists as a bunch of overly emotional, censorious creatures.

Posted on: May 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

What's behind some interesting new data on religion.

Posted on: May 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Parents might be sending their kids to sex-ed classes where condoms are being demonized.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

America is not a Christian nation. We're a secular nation that suffers a small but vocal minority of theocrats.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Is a big myth about atheism just a projection of right-wing Christian rage?