Stories by Daniel Denvir

Daniel Denvir is a writer at Salon covering criminal justice, policing, education, inequality and politics. You can follow him at [email protected] subscribe to Daniel Denvir's feed

Posted on: May 11, 2016, Source: Salon

Far from a productive dialogue about America's future, both campaigns will be appealing to voters' fears.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2016, Source: Salon

It's becoming increasingly clear that Trump isn't just inexperienced — he's actually living in a fantasy world.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2015, Source: Salon

After Saturday night's debate, it's more evident than ever that the senator from Vermont isn't getting a fair shake.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2015, Source: Salon

The Donald has been making dubious claims about U.S. Muslims celebrating 9/11. Why do so many people buy it?

Posted on: Nov 30, 2015, Source: Salon

Led by Donald Trump, the GOP has abandoned its traditional dogwhistles in favor of a more overt approach to racism.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2015, Source: Salon

A draconian proposal in Massachusetts.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2015, Source: Salon

Federal prosecutors have lashed out at efforts to introduce even meager reforms to the sentencing guidelines.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2012, Source: Salon

There is a growing contingent of atheists from the American heartland who live surrounded by the faithful.

Posted on: May 25, 2012, Source: Salon

On the 10-year anniversary of No Child Left Behind, the school-reform movement is in crisis.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In Pennsylvania, voucher proponents have spent more than $1 million on election season so far. Will the state set a national precedent in privatizing public schools?

Posted on: Feb 13, 2012, Source: Philadelphia City Paper

As usual, Charles Murray twists and invents economic arguments to demonize poor people. But this time, his targets are white.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2012, Source: Salon

By demonizing some, the Republicans seek to discredit the safety net for the 99 percent

Posted on: Jan 3, 2012, Source: Salon

For the Republican contenders, urban areas are out of sight and out of mind.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We don’t know what happened between Cain and these women, but the content of the allegations is clear: they allege harassment and assault.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

Despite all evidence to the contrary, conservatives keep promoting abstinence education -- even though it does not work for kids. Or, for that matter, GOP politicians.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2011, Source: Salon

In a few islands of prosperity, Americans are flourishing. This is where -- and why.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2011, Source: AlterNet

How can OWS become an ongoing social movement that transforms the national conversation and wins concrete victories for economic justice?

Posted on: Aug 17, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

Touting free trade deals as job creators in the very part of the country that has lost jobs to outsourcing is terrible politics and terrible policy.

Posted on: May 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Over 12,000 prisoners serving harsh sentences for crack cocaine possession and distribution may have their sentences reduced.

Posted on: May 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Conservative activists have a good-cop, bad-cop approach to the university. In either case, the same right-wing foundations pay the bill.