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Posted on: Mar 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

What if the true aim of the Trump administration's anti-Muslim rhetoric is to provoke Muslims?

Posted on: Dec 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Before Obamacare, thousands of uninsured Americans died every year because they didn't receive timely care.

Posted on: Oct 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Some of Trump's debate responses just proved how dangerous he really is.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet

In the 1990s, Michael Chertoff led a witch hunt against Hillary; in 2016, he's voting for her.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The so-called scandal is a right-wing scam.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: The National Memo

Many unanswered questions about Stephen K. Bannon.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

What a surprise to hear a Jewish candidate for president speak so courageously about the country where he worked on a kibbutz as a young man.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

What does Sanders really believe about Clinton?

Posted on: Jan 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Justice Anthony Kennedy masterminded the Supreme Court's decision to undo a century of public-interest regulation of campaign expenditures.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Demagogues denigrating New York come and go with boring predictability.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The GOP is more open than ever about their desire to gut social security.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2015, Source:

Is there a double standard?

Posted on: Feb 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Why is the president aligning himself with the Tea Party on this topic?

Posted on: Dec 10, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Lawbreakers will not be prosecuted over their grave offenses.

Posted on: Nov 19, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Amid the Keystone debate, what America needs is a commitment to repair the "leaks and seeps" that have made the old network of pipelines a hazard.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2014, Source: AlterNet

But will budget-slashing conservatives learn them?

Posted on: Sep 18, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Republicans have long styled themselves as the tough-guy "daddy party" and bamboozled much of the public with that image.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Many cities and towns confront the same problems of poverty, alienation and inequality as metropolitan St. Louis -- or even worse.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The same forces trying to ruin Obama schemed to remove Bill Clinton from office.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2014, Source: AlterNet

This is what's going on in Kansas after a statewide tax cut.