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Posted on: Jan 17, 2011, Source:

New research suggests that only a quarter of self-identified “conservatives” may actually be true conservatives on the issues. Many aren't conservative at all.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source:

Conservative ideas, like support for the status quo and justifications for inequality, can make the world seem like a more secure place for those who don't like uncertainty.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2009, Source:

Close to the border, local papers serve up what they think their readers want — a hefty dose of crime-laden, anti-immigrant news and views.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2009, Source:

Colbert has built a career mocking the right-wing. So why does new research suggest that the comedian is popular with Conservatives?

Posted on: Dec 29, 2008, Source:

New research shows that happiness may have little to do with youth, mental sharpness or even physical health.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2008, Source:

Research shows that seeing the flag doesn't make Americans feel more patriotic, but instead, more nationalistic and more superior to non-Americans.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Whatever happened to all that concern about the more than one million Americans who lost their jobs in the cascading corporate scandals? Have we forgotten already about the despicable behavior by executives at Enron, WorldCom, Tyco?

Posted on: Jul 9, 2002, Source: AlterNet

The President’s long-awaited "New Ethic of Corporate Responsibility" falls far short of the fundamental corporate reforms needed to protect workers, the environment, consumers and shareholders.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Surgeon General David Satcher recently declared obesity a national health crisis and predictably blamed schools and communities. Why not blame the real culprit, fast food ads?

Posted on: Nov 7, 2001, Source: AlterNet

Let's spend less, build less, work less, sleep later and make the world safer for democracy. Besides, a recession is a terrific excuse for not buying Christmas presents.