Stories by Megan Carpentier

Megan Carpentier is executive editor of The Raw Story. Follow her on Twitter: @megancarpentier subscribe to Megan Carpentier's feed

Posted on: Aug 27, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The Virginia shootings are part of a cycle in which innocent people are murdered and politicians get away with doing nothing

Posted on: Dec 9, 2014, Source: The Guardian

"The prosecutors explained to me that I wasn’t a very good victim"

Posted on: Nov 23, 2011, Source: Women's Media Center

The Roots are famous for their satiric walk-on song picks on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon." But it's easy enough to "snark" Michele Bachmann without going super-sexist.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

While Rick Perry's fringe positions give him status with the far right, his ability to seem like a guy you'd like to have a beer with could win him an election.

Posted on: Jan 13, 2010, Source: Air America

In 2005, Brown pushed to allow doctors and nurses to turn away rape victims from Mass. emergency rooms if they didn't want to give rape victims emergency contraception.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2009, Source: Air America

Pentagon policy from the Rumsfeld days on acceptable kill rates still seems to be the guiding logic for what field commanders are telling the news media.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2009, Source: Air America

From the battle between moderate Republicans and the teabaggers, to marriage equality legislation, there is hot political action in the voting booths this year.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2009, Source: Air America

Occupy the world's largest heroin producer in Afghanistan and it's no wonder the methadone clinics are overpacked -- but the military is mum on the subject.