Stories by Chauncey DeVega

Chauncey DeVega is a politics staff writer for Salon. His essays can also be found at He also hosts a weekly podcast, The Chauncey DeVega Show. Chauncey can be followed on Twitter and Facebook. subscribe to Chauncey DeVega's feed

Posted on: Mar 8, 2017, Source: Salon

There's a big spike in hate crimes warns the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Trump is the cause.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2017, Source: Salon

Any correlation between Trump's rhetoric and the hate crime in Kansas is "absurd," White House says. Really?

Posted on: Feb 26, 2017, Source: Salon

A month in, the bill keeps adding up: Trump voters backed an unqualified demagogue, and the price will be painful.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2017, Source: Salon

More white Obama voters switched to third-party candidates than voted for Trump, yet the media won't let it go.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump didn't "remake the electorate," argues leading Democratic pollster. Instead, Hillary and her party blew it.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2017, Source: Salon

There is a gallery of Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller, Michael “Decius” Anton. Who is next?

Posted on: Feb 7, 2017, Source: Salon

Neo-Nazis, Klansmen and other hate groups always suspected Trump was their guy, and now they're sure of it.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2017, Source: Salon

Leaving the Jews out of a Holocaust remembrance and claiming 'All Lives Matter' are on the same continuum.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2017, Source: Salon

It finally happened here—but there's still time to save the best of our country.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2017, Source: Salon

Our new president's supporters are likely to suffer from his regressive policies. I have no compassion for them.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Right-wingers who claim that principled opposition to Trump is "deranged" are avoiding America's true insanity.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Some Trump voters may well feel traumatized by historic and economic change. But that's no reason to forgive them.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017, Source: Salon

Donald Trump was supported by white voters across all demographic boundaries. Can we stop coddling some of them?

Posted on: Dec 22, 2016, Source: Salon

There's a word for someone who colludes with a foreign power to subvert democracy and overthrow political norms.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2016, Source: Salon

Yes, young people are more liberal—but new data on white racism suggests Democrats shouldn't be too confident.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2016, Source: Salon

Part of the Electoral College's original purpose was to protect slave-state power. Will it redeem its history now?

Posted on: Dec 11, 2016, Source: Salon

Stories of love in a season of hate: Two of 2016's best films offer a potent counternarrative to the rise of Trump.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Clear video evidence in the Walter Scott shooting wasn't enough; for black Americans this travesty is nothing new.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: Salon

Those who elected Trump want to undo progress and harm black and brown people. Who cares what's in their hearts?

Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: Salon

In an interview, the CNN commentator says dialogue is still possible—and that liberal elitism really did enable Trump.