Stories by Daniel Denvir

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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: Jul 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

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.

Posted on: May 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Who needs the careful application of the scientific method when congressmen with absolutely no scientific training are making decisions?

Posted on: Mar 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The new conservative mediamakers are shedding the baggage of culture war hangups, freeing up energy to infiltrate culture industries and attack the left.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Weekend's rallies were a massive public demonstration of unity against the Tea Party's cruel agenda to break the back of union representation.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Despite the fact that most black people are workers, the media continues to talk about black issues and union issues separately.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2011, Source: AlterNet

“We see Wisconsin as just the beginning...Republicans are using the bad economy as an excuse to enact any kind of cuts to vital programs while giving tax breaks to billionaires."

Posted on: Feb 12, 2011, Source: The Animals Blog

Posted on: Feb 11, 2011, Source: The Animals Blog

Posted on: Feb 7, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Though catastrophic prophesies of a government gone bankrupt are paper tigers, there are still plenty of things progressives would like to see cut.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The economic crisis has created an opportunity for attacks on public institutions. Universities are not immune.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to the anti-choice movement, poor women throughout the U.S. cannot afford safe abortions and are sometimes forced to make extremely dangerous choices.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. Chamber's rabidly partisan tone and top-down control are turning off some local chambers that do not want to be affiliated with right-wing politics.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Jon Stewart's Million Moderate March draws a false equivalence between right-wing propagandists, and people on the left who rightly lashed out against Bush.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The default totals $9.937 billion, 19 percent of the country's GDP.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A special debt audit commission released a report charging that much of Ecuador's foreign debt was illegitimate or illegal.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Can we create a world in which no one has to suffer through burning buildings or torture chambers?

Posted on: May 30, 2008, Source: NACLA

The pix suggest an intelligence agency -- either Colombia's or that of an "allied" government -- operating in Ecuador.

Posted on: May 28, 2008, Source: NACLA

Interpol's analysis didn't find what most of the media claim it found.