Stories by Joshua Holland

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Posted on: Mar 25, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Jeff Thigpen is trying to restore the rule of law in one North Carolina county.

Posted on: Mar 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It looks like we will have zero African Americans elected as a Senator or Governor -- what's behind the dismal number?

Posted on: Mar 19, 2012, Source: AlterNet

How can straight men not see their own interests in this fight?

Posted on: Mar 12, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Key members of Israel's opposition parties say Israel's rightward-turn poses a threat to its democracy.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We shouldn't have to subsidize the antiquated religious beliefs of a small minority.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2012, Source: AlterNet

There are similarities in the run up to the Iraq war, but there is also a key difference -- this time, the driving force for the push for war with Iran isn't Washington.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Republicans tend to engage in blatant alarmism about foreign threats and Democrats respond in kind for fear of being portrayed as weak.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2012, Source: AlterNet

It's tough to find common ground in a divided country, but it's almost impossible when the emotional heat of the culture wars is added to the mix.

Posted on: Feb 22, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Unfortunately for Romney, this may just be the wrong cycle for an obviously out-of-touch Wall Street elitist.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Conservatives are going wildly off-message when it comes to the fight over contraception.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Republicans' chosen narrative about Obama's contraceptive coverage betrays a total lack of understanding of the most basic realities of human reproduction.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In general, American political discourse isn't terribly civil. But critics of Israel's far-right government and its enablers at home aren't even allowed to throw a sharp elbow.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2012, Source: AlterNet

In the era of Citizens United, early money from deep-pocketed donors played a major role in shaping the GOP field.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2012, Source: AlterNet

DC is the most liberal region of the country, but until now all the talk on the radio dial skewed right.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Police once again ratcheted up the tension by using force against an entire crowd of protesters.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Just because some of its wheels have come flying off, that doesn't mean the GOP clown car isn't still moving down the road toward Election Day.

Posted on: Jan 24, 2012, Source: AlterNet

If Gingrich does manage to pull off an unlikely victory, it will be the result of running a picture-perfect right-populist campaign.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2012, Source: AlterNet

At Bain Capital, Romney used the tax code to redistribute wealth from taxpayers to his investors and partners.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

Many believe the 20th century represents the pinnacle of human violence, but psychologist Steven Pinker argues that the opposite is true.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Tea Partiers, freaking out about "Agenda 21" and convinced global warming isn't real, are gumming up the works for those trying to save the planet.