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Posted on: Jan 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The peaceful transition of power is dependent on a president respecting his office.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The Cold War politics of left and right have been flipped.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump isn't draining the swamp; he's creating a reptile enclosure.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet

What is good citizenship, what is true patriotism, at this disorienting moment in our history?

Posted on: Oct 31, 2016, Source: Jewish Journal

Shockingly close to Election Day, James Comey’s intervention upends Justice Department policy and precedent.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Pundits are oh so ready to engage in the masquerade that Trump has "changed."

Posted on: May 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

This transformation of the election into a soft-core reality show is also where Trump’s greatest vulnerability lies.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

If I hesitate today to call myself religious, it’s not because I don’t identify as a Jew; it’s because “religious” can imply, and to more than just me, dogmatic authoritarianism.

Posted on: Mar 9, 2016, Source: AlterNet

One man's glimpse of the Trump family jewels.

Posted on: Nov 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

ISIS's ideology has been called extreme nihilism. Here's why that's not accurate.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's a question GOP elders are asking this weekend.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Corporate funding is producing oceans of questionable information when it comes to health.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

There's something very interesting about the Daily Show's final episodes.

Posted on: May 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The master 2016 narrative they’re going with – dishonesty – is as dangerous for them as they want it to be for Hillary Clinton.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's one of the most potent ways to challenge authority there is.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Gaza, Ebola, and Ferguson -- there wasn't much to be optimistic about in these last few months.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2014, Source: AlterNet

You’re a guinea pig in research studies of how best to target, engage and monetize you.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Even in our digital world, there is still something uniquely special about physical books.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2014, Source: AlterNet

When we use campaigns to exaggerate differences among us, it becomes harder to use the time between them to bind us together.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Ma Nishtana -- Let's not fool ourselves again about the true situation humanity is in.