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Posted on: Jul 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Huckabee manages to offend a group he purports to defend.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Citizens United strikes again.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Police departments often abuse this power to grab all sorts of things — even from people who are never charged.

Posted on: Dec 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The event serves as a reminder that cops control the footage they record.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

There's a reason these politicians are so rabidly opposed to reestablishing diplomatic relations.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Jeb Bush has been responsible for enacting some of the most toxic conservative policies.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Just when you thought the financial industry couldn't get any more out of touch.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Further evidence that most terrorism in the United States is conducted by non-Muslims.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Protesters marched outside the city council carrying anti-Islam signs.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source: AlterNet

"Why would anyone want a serial rapist to stay on campus?" the former president asked.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Senator Josh McKoon has sponsored an anti-gay "religious freedom" bill. Now he wants to strip battered women immigrants of drivers licenses.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The project uses demographic data to offer you a projection of your lifespan.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The shooter pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If she'd been taken to another hospital three blocks away, her insurance would have covered the costs.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Black Friday madness has taken over Thanksgiving day too.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It's not all bad news!

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Billy Joe Turnage, the 76-year-old chairman of the Union Country Republican Party, is in prison.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

And then waged a PR campaign to cover up that sloppy response.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The Republican governor made some revealing comments in a speech at the Chamber of Commerce.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Barry Freundel is far from the first self-righteous religious conservative to be outed as a hypocrite.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

As it turns out, indulging in a few rounds of Grand Theft Auto won't unleash your violent impulses.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Dog bites actually killed more Americans last year than terrorism.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

If the titan is successful in his bid, the mega deal would be bad for everyone.

Posted on: Mar 24, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Journalists have to be employed to be called journalists in Chuck Schumer's eyes.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Islamophobes like Rupert Murdoch were quick to target the blame.

Posted on: Dec 19, 2013, Source: FAIR

The New York Times covers Carlos Slim—carefully.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The internet is disrupting video entertainment as we know it.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Hard evidence from one of America's leading media properties of owner interference and obedience by editors.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

In breaking the law to expose wrongdoing, Chelsea Manning stepped into the shoes of many who had committed civil disobedience before her.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Like so many tech billionaires, Bezos is attracted to right-libertarian politics.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2011, Source: Think Progress

Posted on: Oct 12, 2011, Source: Campus Progress

Posted on: Sep 14, 2011, Source: Think Progress

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