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Hidden Voter Preference Could Put Pot Initiative Over the Top in California Amid Mind-Boggling Racial Arrest Disparities
Posted on: Oct 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Pot reformers suggest that citizens are unwilling to tell pollsters their true voter preferences on Prop 19.
Would You Believe Amy Goodman, Noam Chomsky and Bruce Springsteen? 10 20th-Century Progressives the Nation Left Off Its List
Posted on: Oct 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Including the key progressives from the second half of the 20th century.
RAN, at 25, Keeps After the Banks
Posted on: Oct 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet
As Rainforest Action Network turns 25, new director Rebecca Tarbotton says they are fighting 'the biggest battle that has ever been fought.'
About Those Conservative Political Ads on AlterNet
Posted on: Oct 3, 2010, Source: AlterNet
You may have noticed political ads for conservatives showing up on AlterNet. As a non-profit, we can't pick and choose political ads.
The Tea Party Strikes Again -- Time to Get Very Serious
Posted on: Sep 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet
The Right is on the march, and they must be cut off at the pass. AlterNet needs your support to keep up our work.
50 Million Videos Viewed: A Huge Marker for Brave New Films and Robert Greenwald
Posted on: Sep 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Brave New Films has mastered every element of alternative distribution, from YouTube, to Facebook to Twitter, creating a new model for activist political video.
Hillary Clinton vs. Sarah Palin 2012: Can You Imagine Who Would Win That One?
Posted on: Aug 31, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Sarah Palin is a popular media creation, but the public doesn't think much of her as presidential timber. Let's keep that in mind.
The 7 Worst Men of Mad Men: Do They Have to Be Such Jerks?
Posted on: Aug 27, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Profiling seven of the cruel, insensitive, retrograde jerks from one of TV's hottest shows, and asking the question: Is 'Mad Men' feminist?
The American Dream, the Harms of Porn, the Inner Mind: A New Source of Popular Articles for AlterNet Readers
Posted on: Jul 28, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Read or re-read these probing articles on everything from the inner mind to the American Dream from our content partner, Psychotherapy Networker.
Dangerous Brew: Dismiss Extreme Right-Wing Tea Party Ideas at Your Peril
Posted on: Jul 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet
The Tea Party is organized, well-funded and dangerous. Read what you can do about it.
Father's Day Special: A Man Struggling to Be a Good Father After Divorce
Posted on: Jun 13, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Jeff Gillenkirk's new novel 'Home, Away' makes clear that as much as we want to focus on the game on the field, the game of life takes precedence.
Scapegoating Craigslist Is Not Going to Solve the Problem of Underage Prostitution
Posted on: Jun 3, 2010, Source: AlterNet
For years, politicians have gone after Craigslist for ads promoting sex trafficking and prostitution. At best their efforts are misguided, and may even exacerbate the problem.
It's Conference Time in Progressive America -- Will You Be Attending?
Posted on: May 25, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Summer is the season when American progressives gather to assess the political moment and mobilize their troops for the ongoing battle.
Tales of Sex and Insight: How a Smart Girl From the 'Burbs Ended Up in a Harem in Faraway, Wealthy Brunei
Posted on: May 17, 2010, Source: AlterNet
AlterNet interviews Jillian Lauren about her coming-of-age memoir, 'Some Girls: My Life in a Harem,' a story of adventure, abuse, riches, and ultimately, healing.
How to Fight Hate When It Shows Up in Your Community
Posted on: Apr 5, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Political and social dynamics have created a volatile environment for dangerous expressions of hate across America. Here's how to fight back.
How Afraid Are You?
Posted on: Mar 30, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Threats of violence are stinking up the air in America -- and they need to be taken seriously. We need your help.
Have You Heard the One About the Optimist and the Pessimist?
Posted on: Mar 24, 2010, Source: AlterNet
How can we be creative, bold and determined if we are not optimistic? That is our challenge.
A Few Reasons Why Dave Eggers Is a Great American
Posted on: Mar 17, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Dave Eggers -- author, editor, publisher and teacher -- is a creative force who refuses to be discouraged by our terrible times.
Looking for Inspiration? Try This
Posted on: Feb 12, 2010, Source: AlterNet
People are feeling in the dumps these days, and for very good reasons. But there's hope in working together.
Stuck in Time: The Ancient English Band The WHO Is Playing at Half Time at the Super Bowl
Posted on: Feb 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Could CBS have picked a more dated (and less diverse) musical act?
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