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Stories by Bill Berkowitz
Bill Berkowitz is a longtime observer of the conservative movement.
Would You Work the Graveyard Shift at a Chicken Slaughterhouse in Alabama?
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.
Just How Racist Is the Tea Party Movement?
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?
Republican Senate Sex Scandals Point Back to Secretive Conservative Christian "Family"
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.
Apocalyptic Preacher John Hagee's Son Ready to Continue in Father's Footsteps
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.
Black Conservatives in the Age of Obama
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.
With Tea-Baggers Running Amok, the Right-Wing 'Civility Project' is Off to a Rocky Start
Posted on: Aug 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet
Perhaps it's not the best time for such an effort.
Promise Keepers: Christian Men's Movement Making a Comeback?
Posted on: Jul 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet
The Promise Keepers -- a conservative men's group -- is focusing on women, the poor and Jews.
Lila Rose: The New Darling of Anti-Choice Right-Wingers
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.
Anti-Choice Abortion Warriors Have a New Poster Girl
Posted on: May 29, 2009, Source: IPS News
Meet Lila Rose, the new 20-year old face of the anti-choice movement.
It's Bring Your Gun to Church Day
Posted on: Mar 1, 2009, Source: Smirking Chimp
Arkansas takes the lead in bringing America's obsession with firepower to the pews.
The Most Influential (and Self-Promotional) Christian Zionist You've Never Heard Of
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."
Anti-Abortion Group Tries to Swiftboat Obama
Posted on: Oct 13, 2008, Source: Media Transparency
BornAliveTruth.org plays loose with the facts in an ad targeting Obama.
The Palin Payoff: How Sarah Brings in the Christian Cash
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.
Right-Wing Front Group Rolls Out Smear Movie on Obama
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.
Will Bush Crony Scott Bloch's Gay-Hating Finally Catch Up with Him?
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.
Christian Theocrats Use Their Megaphone to Push 'Ten Commandments Commission'
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?
Right-wing Juggernaut Freedom's Watch Not Living up to Its Scary Rep
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.
Bush's Legacy Enshrined for $500 Million?
Posted on: Jan 12, 2007, Source: Media Transparency
With an expected half-billion dollar from a handful of megadonors, George W. Bush's 'truest believers' plan the mother of all presidential libraries and conservative think tanks.
Sex and the Single Nominee
Posted on: Oct 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet
Was it Harriet Miers' views on the Constitution or her lack of a male partner that made conservatives so squeamish?
PayPal-ing the War
Posted on: Sep 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet
$200 billion in taxes isn't enough? USAID launches an online venture to solicit donations from the American public for rebuilding projects in Iraq.
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