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Getting to the Roots of Hate Crime

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

If we are serious about protecting people from violence and crime simply because of their group identities, we must also take seriously their right to equality in the home, workplace, and school.

Homophobia Is Killing Our Youth

Jason Mannino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Mannino

While our youth silently protest violent homophobia, I implore you to take a moments to ask the tough questions: "Where in my own life do I harbor hatred, fear, anger, and what steps can I take to begin to resolve it?"

The Virtue of Hate

Marty Kaplan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marty Kaplan

Psychologists say that carrying hostility around can kill us. Wanting someone to rot in hell, we are told, does more damage to ourselves than to the objects of our anger. Healing comes from letting go of the hatred. Really?

An Open Letter to President Obama About the Republicans (From a Former Republican)

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The Republican Party is controlled by two ideological groups -- the Religious Right and neoconservatives. Both groups share one thing in common: they are driven by fear and paranoia.

RED the Book: How to Turn Teenage All-About-Me-ism into Altruism

Amy Goldwasser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Goldwasser

Obama's call to service for Martin Luther King, Jr., Day was two weeks ago today. But to my generation, I'm afraid it may as well have been issued by Abe Lincoln. It's already history.

"To Obama:" Introducing A New Verb: Part II

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
SaraKay Smullens

"To Obama": 1. to rise above personal assault for the greater good; 2. to take rivals, hold them close, and use their innumerable talents for service.

The LGBT Rights Heartbreak and the Great Work Ahead

Tanene Allison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tanene Allison

As the community grieves and seeks to blame whomever we felt did not support us enough, data interpretations may make it all too easy to generalize and stereotype on the road to blame.

Separation of Church and Hate

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Corso

May I respectfully request that anyone who is truly spiritual, and who understands that all humans deserve love, begin to pray for the separation of church and hate?

Racial Incidents and Threats Against Obama Soar: Here Is a Chronicle

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Since election day, the number of threats against the president-elect, and racial or violent incidents directed at his supporters, have soared, and the Secret Service is concerned.

Ashley The Liar: Another Moment In The "Black Kid Did It!" History

Karen Russell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Russell

Did the McCain campaign want to stir up the racial tensions in PA? Is there a race baiter on McCain's staff? Is this Willie Horton 2.0?

Call McCain and Call Off the Politics of Hate

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

McCain and his supporters have begun smearing Obama with a barrage of inflammatory robocalls and as despicable as McCain's tactics have become, there's something we can do about it.

Atwater's Ghost Alive and Well in GOP

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

A brain tumor ended Atwater's career, but not before he developed several well-trained disciples who also mastered the art of political division.

McCain "Categorically" Proud of Hateful Rally Attendees

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

During last night's presidential debate, McCain said he was "categorically" proud of the people who attend his rallies. He claimed he has always repudiated any "out of bounds remarks" made by Republicans.

ACORN Attacks A Smokescreen For Undercutting Black And Latino Vote

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brian Ross

Win or lose, John McCain has turned loose an ugly side of white America's fear of inclusion of minorities in positions of authority. It is a genie which will be nearly impossible to stuff back into the bottle.

Sarah Palin Who's "Palling Around" With Whom?

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Palin has been palling around with the most unsavory, unhinged crowd in America for the last 25 years. And this is the person Senator John McCain unleashed on the country.

Tell McCain to End the Politics of Hate

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

Things have gotten so out of control that some conservatives have come forward to denounce McCain and Palin's hate-mongering.

"McSame?" Try "McShame"

Ellis Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ellis Weiner

With Palin we encounter the purest example, in our lifetime, of a candidate whose mere presence on a national ticket demeans and pollutes the very process.

McCain's Body Language: He's a Hater

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Many people, including the punditocracy, commented on McCain's body language during the first debate. He looked away from Obama when they greeted one...

Politics on the Couch: Hating the Haters

Justin Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Justin Frank

Voters need to overcome their fear in order not simply to hate the haters -- they need to recognize who in fact the haters are.

Coulter Slams Jews, Calls For Them To Be "Perfected"

Chicago Sun Times | Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Ann Coulter sank to a new low on Thursday in her comments about Jews and Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) let her have it. "We just want Jews to be perfe...