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: Sep 24, 2017, Source: Salon

Economic progress has been agonizingly slow for black Americans—but many whites don’t see it that way.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

On the Chauncey DeVega Show podcast: ethical questions after hurricanes in Texas and Florida.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

On the Chauncey DeVega Show podcast: Troubling parallels between Trump, Hitler and Charlottesville.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2017, Source: Salon

It's encouraging that Miss Texas spoke out against Trump's response to white supremacy. But why does it stand out?

Posted on: Sep 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Lance Dodes says the Goldwater rule is antiquated and must be abandoned.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2017, Source: AlterNet

On this Chauncey DeVega Show podcast: Analyzing the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2017, Source: Salon

Yale law professor on what the Nazis learned from American racism, and how the worst laws of the past linger on.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2017, Source: Salon

Corporate greed made the devastation in Houston possible. Now the culprits plan to cash in.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump has proven himself manifestly unfit for office. Now Americans are learning the hard way.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2017, Source: Salon

Author of "On Tyranny" says Trump is still waiting for his "Reichstag fire."

Posted on: Aug 25, 2017, Source: Salon

The author and activist on how white privilege played out in Charlottesville, and the "defining moment" America faces.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2017, Source: Salon

CNN commentator on the "orange asteroid that hit the earth," and the lessons we must learn to recover and rebuild.

Posted on: Aug 14, 2017, Source: Salon

White people genuinely believe they are oppressed in American society, a deeply dangerous delusion.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2017, Source: Salon

New research indicates both groups share a similar contempt for the poor.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2017, Source: Salon

Head of 1.6 million-member union on the Trump right's "double whammy": they hate public education and hate labor.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2017, Source: Salon

Evangelicals have been eager to look past Trump's vulgarity and immorality—there are deeper things that bind them.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2017, Source: Salon

It makes no difference he's a brute. The president shares the Christian right's basic values.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump reportedly dictated his son's false statement about the Russia meeting—but claims he has nothing to hide.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump’s supporters worship him as though he were their personal road to salvation and happiness.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2017, Source: Salon

There are 12 words on the record that make the treason case against Donald Trump Jr.