Stories by Joshua Holland

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Posted on: Aug 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Most people consider the Olympics a celebration of athletic prowess, but for the folks at Fox News, they're a source of endless outrage.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The author of a new book challenges Northerners and Southerners to consider the possibility of a friendly divorce.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The reason we can't have a sane, adult discussion of how to cut down on random gun violence is simple: the NRA has hoodwinked gun owners.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Jonathan Ben-Artzi reveals a perspective on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that is completely missing from the discourse in the U.S.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

There's no cliff, but our media lemmings are nonetheless going over the edge.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Everyone knows it's something that would damage an already weak candidate, but nobody knows exactly what it is.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

People all over the world are watching the Olympics online, but a lot of Americans are just out of luck.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

"There’s always been partisan division, but not the idea that the only thing that mattered was blocking whoever had won the last election."

Posted on: Jul 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The American media are downplaying a huge banking scandal that's rocking the UK.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Political scientist Peter Beinart says that how Jews handle power will be the test of the Jewish tradition.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

People are suspicious of Obamacare in the abstract, but when it gets to the specifics they tend to like it a lot better.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Here is what progressives can learn from right-wing messaging.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Over-the-top? You betcha!

Posted on: Jun 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Today's ruling was an enormous win for the Obama administration, and will likely lead to a fundraising bonanza for corporate front-groups opposed to the law.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Texas populist talks about our out-of-control plutocracy.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

While one of the law's most contentious issues remains unresolved, the 5-3 ruling represented a pretty big win for civil liberties advocates.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

After giving a speech about the politics of abortion, Burner became the target of a dishonest campaign cooked up by conservative bloggers.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Middle East analyst MJ Rosenberg discusses the Israel lobby, Iran and the xenophobic riots that shook Israeli society.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Hayes talks about the failures of our elites, and what we need to do to advance a vision of a more equal society.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

"Broken homes" are irrelevant when there are so few well-paid jobs with decent benefits.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The triumphalism is more a manifestation of conservatives' wishful thinking than a reflection of any objective reality.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The media's knee-jerk hostility to criticism of Wall Street is muddying the waters.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Posted on: May 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

What to watch for in next week's historic recall elections.

Posted on: May 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

And repealing the Affordable Care Act certainly won't magically lead to better outcomes.

Posted on: May 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The irrepressible comic is trying to bring attention to electoral issues that are too often ignored.

Posted on: May 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Nobel laureate talks about Washington, Europe and the bizarre alternate universe inhabited by deficit fear-mongering media and political elites.

Posted on: May 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Ultimately, it's the courts that will ultimately make marriage equality the law of the land in all 50 states.

Posted on: May 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Police often misuse tasers -- with terrible results.

Posted on: May 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

America's political-economy is caught in a vicious cycle, with concentrated wealth at the top leading to outsized political power.

Posted on: May 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Is free media worth the mockery that comes with these bizarre pitches? Many candidates think so.

Posted on: May 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Charles Johnson was among the nation's leading "anti-jihad" bloggers until he realized that his compatriots were totally nuts.

Posted on: May 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Walk a mile in your ideological counterparts' shoes...if you dare.

Posted on: May 1, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Yesterday, Occupy recaptured the public's attention with rallies, marches, parties, and yes, arrests all over the country.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The move to lock out shareholders was unprecedented, according to organizers.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

According to Chomsky, America's declining power is self-inflicted.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2012, Source: AlterNet

"I entered into this race in order to really build an organization for the long haul."

Posted on: Apr 16, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Right likes the parts of "big government" that limit our freedoms and attacks those that expand them.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Journalist Chris Mooney discusses his new book, "The Republican Brain: The Science of Why They Reject Science -- and Reality."

Posted on: Mar 27, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The lie that Obama is responsible for high gas prices will become another un-killable "zombie lie" in our political discourse.