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Posted on: Aug 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Effigies, Nazi rhetoric, guns and threatening phone calls. How are you going to help counter this despicable intimidation campaign?

Posted on: Aug 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Religious communities don't have to be the enemy of gay rights -- in fact, as some are showing, they can help swing votes for equality.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The be-jowled bloviator penned an homage to Obama in Sunday's Parade Magazine. WTF?

Posted on: Aug 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

By continuing to sanction Dobbs' thinly veiled racism, the network is jeopardizing its status as America's "most trusted" news source.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Sign the petition condemning CNN's resident conspiracy theorist, Lou Dobbs.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Making sure senators keep hammering out health care reform is AlterNet's top Take Action Campaign for the week.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Bradley Graham's "By His Own Rules" is an exhaustively researched piece on Rumsfeld. Maybe that's why it's not so great.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2009, Source: AlterNet

See that the issue of women's rights in Afghanistan does not get swept under the rug.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2009, Source: AlterNet

To fight back, several authors have vowed to cease visiting schools at the beginning of next academic year.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Why has Obama reportedly struck a deal to keep two Bush lawyers on the democratic ex-governor's case?

Posted on: Jul 13, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Demand accountability and help topple ugly Bush precedents.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

When I got the invite to a friend's abortion party, I thought it was a way to help her through a difficult decision. I was right and wrong.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2009, Source: AlterNet

It's up to us to make sure that Obama does away with this horrid Bush administration legacy.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The senator's health plan is structured the same way as Obama's public option. What's really stalling her?

Posted on: Jun 29, 2009, Source: AlterNet

This is no time to let up. We must let Obama know how important a public option is for all of America.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2009, Source: AlterNet

By backing away from a public option, Obama is letting down 72 percent of America.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The only thing standing between us and real health care for all Americans are some senators and their industry friends. Time for battle.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Tom Daschle and Dianne Feinstein are among the many who need to step up to the plate.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Ken Hechler has been taken into custody for trespassing on Massey Energy premises.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

No source of energy is worth the price we're paying. Tell your senators it's time to stop blowing up our mountains.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2009, Source: AlterNet

By eliminating objectivity in the name of objectivity, the Washington Post is shooting itself in the foot.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The NYPD has confirmed that Don Broderick, a news writer at Fox, has been taken into custody for his SUV-capades.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Obama and South Korean president Lee Myung-bak met yesterday to discuss a multilateral approach to confronting North Korea.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The time is now: Help Obama secure a reasonable option for the millions of Americans who don't have health care.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Cheney loves torturing terrorists. Roeder's a terrorist. Hmmm...

Posted on: Jun 8, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Call on the North Korean government to release the two American journalists sentenced to 12 years of hard labor.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Delivering on the changes he promised means addressing outrageous policies still in existence

Posted on: Jun 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

It's probably been said before, but...

Posted on: Jun 3, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Gen. Stanley McChrystal testified before the Senate this week, but no one asked him about the skeletons in his closet.

Posted on: May 29, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The administration's eagerness to 'move forward' past the torture issue will bite it in the ass. Or stab it in the neck.

Posted on: May 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

As the government battles it out with the media, the question of rapes gets diluted.

Posted on: May 28, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Obama's maneuvering goes against his promises. It will do more harm than good.

Posted on: May 26, 2009, Source: AlterNet

600 gay-rights activists gathered Tuesday to protest the California Supreme Court's decision to uphold Prop. 8.

Posted on: May 22, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Steven Green and Uday Hussein both committed the same crime, so why is the media's treatment of them so different?