Stories by Amanda Marcotte

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Posted on: Feb 4, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The movement is the inevitable result of conservative rejection of the idea of collective responsibility.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives attack and smear individuals to silence them and discredit popular ideas.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

People like Michele Bachmann seem to yearn for the apocalypse.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The combination of arrogance and lack of self-reflection makes him a maddening public figure.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives are crowing about free speech rights of Charlie Hebdo. What about when Christianity is the butt of the joke?

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The Right has convinced itself that America is a theocratic nation and that our rights come "from God."

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives have figured out a neat rhetorical trick: tell lies so fast your opponents can't keep up.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives claim to be under constant assault by liberals.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The scientist and media personality provokes conservative outrage.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

A fringe movement out there believes women are out to get men.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When it comes to wrapping paper, travel and movies, the holidays can be a special time even for non-believers.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Rise of the rape truthers.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There are a lot of myths swirling around about rape. The research debunks many of them.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2014, Source: The Good Men Project

Here’s what women are really thinking.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This is an unprecedented era of freedom and social acceptance for non-believers.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2014, Source: AlterNet

They believe the separation of church and state is a modern invention created by liberals and atheists.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Amid the holiday season, these examples serve as an antidote to all this religious self-congratulation.

Posted on: Dec 2, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There's so much young people need to learn about relationships that is being left out from sex ed programs.

Posted on: Nov 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Holidays are stressful enough without having to listen to Uncle Bernie's bigoted rants.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Has there been a sea change in the way society views rape?