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Posted on: Jan 31, 2014, Source: The Nation

A new book raises the question: Are Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld racists—or just equal opportunity trolls?

Posted on: Dec 28, 2013, Source: The Nation

A lot of people believe as Robertson does. Until that's no longer the case, I’d rather see the whole picture—homophobia included—than a caricature of the cuddly duck hunter.

Posted on: May 10, 2010, Source: The Nation

Kagan's sexual orientation is irrelevant. The only side this line of questioning helps is the far right, who have already mounted a whisper campaign about her sexuality.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2010, Source: The Nation

It is hard to see how, in a nation tilting toward the "have-not" column, the Tea Party crowd's placebo politics can sustain them as an enduring national political force.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2009, Source: The Nation

Some may secretly relish the embarrassing spectacle that is Sarah Palin. But she's dangerous; the more we chuckle, the more indignant her army becomes.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2009, Source: The Nation

It's as if the Nobel Committee gave Obama the award for behaving like a normal American president, instead of like a clueless corrupt cowboy.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2009, Source: The Nation

The question is no longer whether Obama can afford to support gay rights with full-throated passion, but rather: Can he afford not to?

Posted on: Jun 26, 2009, Source: The Nation

Lodged somewhere between the superhuman and the alien, aspiration and disgust, he was a grotesque reflection of our collective desires.

Posted on: Dec 25, 2008, Source: The Nation

Obama and Warren both oppose gay marriage, yet say they support full equal rights for gays and lesbians -- let's push for a federal civil unions bill.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2008, Source: The Nation

The Christian right outmaneuvered gay rights activists when it came to reaching out to California's huge minority populations.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2007, Source: The Nation

Richard Kim: The gutting of public mental health services began with Reagan