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Conservative Ideology

Politics as Usual: Decoding the Attacks on a Liberal Education

Mark Anthony Neal | Posted 02.26.2012 | Black Voices
Mark Anthony Neal

Few university courses generate much attention from mainstream media, but Georgetown Professor Michael Eric Dyson's course "The Sociology of Hip-Hop: Urban Theodicy of Jay-Z" has drawn national attention.

The Palin Problem (It's Not What You Think...)

Erica Payne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erica Payne

The real crisis in American politics isn't about one tragic shooting, its about a cultural phenomenon -- the celebration of stupidity -- that has taken over this country.

Golden Bull

Mike Lux | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Lux

Republicans are threatening to filibuster a bill to regulate the big banks and hedge funds that trashed our economy and that would be the greatest gift they could possibly give Democrats.

The Republican Dilemma

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

After Barack Obama's victory in the November Presidential election, the Republican Party attempted to re-brand itself, but hasn't come up with either ...

Counting the Cost of Good and Bad Debt

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

While watching President Obama's press conference Tuesday evening, I was struck by a few things that are often forgotten in the criticism of his proposed budget.

Extremity Causes Backlash

John Bruhns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Bruhns

Extreme political groups (on both sides) will fade away into obscurity. They are socially destructive, politically irrelevant, and a speed bump to progress.

By Way of Clarification

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Ultimately, no one wins when ideology, whether progressive or reactionary, is allowed to prevail over diversity of ideas, and human will.