Stories by Bill Berkowitz

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Posted on: Jun 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Right-wing groups warn that Western civilization is facing a ‘demographic winter,’ risking the destruction of what they call the natural family.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Five years after the death of Terri Schiavo, right-wing opportunists continue to use her case to advance their political agenda.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The New Apostolic Reformation, the largest religious movement you've never heard of, aims to take control of communities through 'prayer warriors.'

Posted on: Jan 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet

A new book tells the story of how one New York-based journalist embedded himself in the backbreaking work routinely performed by immigrant laborers.

Posted on: Dec 28, 2009, Source: IPS News

Are the openly-racist elements within the Tea Party movement an aberration, or are they more firmly entrenched than tea partiers would care to admit?

Posted on: Oct 11, 2009, Source: Religion Dispatches

It was a hot summer full of sex scandals for GOP members of "The Family," the exclusive conservative Christian group with designs on DC power.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2009, Source: Talk To Action

As a number of older Religious Right leaders pass on or retire, their sons are stepping in to take their place.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The most prominent voices for conservatism in African American communities continue to be those of Christian church leaders.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Perhaps it's not the best time for such an effort.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The Promise Keepers -- a conservative men's group -- is focusing on women, the poor and Jews.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2009, Source: Religion Dispatches

Anti-choice crusader Lila Rose has devoted her considerable media savvy to depriving other women of their reproductive rights.

Posted on: May 29, 2009, Source: IPS News

Meet Lila Rose, the new 20-year old face of the anti-choice movement.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2009, Source: Smirking Chimp

Arkansas takes the lead in bringing America's obsession with firepower to the pews.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2009, Source: IPS News

Jimmy Carter-hating Mike Evans claims: "You can save American lives by helping me get on the major networks."

Posted on: Oct 13, 2008, Source: Media Transparency plays loose with the facts in an ad targeting Obama.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2008, Source: Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute

Thanks to Palin, McCain can now pay for expensive attacks on Obama, giving him the same kind of clout Bush had in battleground states.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2008, Source: Media Transparency

Citizens United is rolling out 'Hype: The Obama Effect,' an anti-Obama documentary that aims to make waves.

Posted on: May 12, 2008, Source: Talk To Action

The FBI is now investigating the man who declared war on equal protection for gays in federal workplaces.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2008, Source: Media Transparency

For the past two years, Congress has designated the first weekend in May as "Ten Commandments Weekend." Wonder why?

Posted on: Apr 4, 2008, Source: Media Transparency

Funded by wealthy Republican Party donors and former White House officials, the group may be accomplishing less than it claims.