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Why The Dakota Access Pipeline Is 'Morally Embarrassing'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.06.2016 | Religion

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota fear their sacred lands and livelihoods are in danger from a planned oil pipeline, and a majo...

MSNBC Host: Trump's Rallies Aren't Fun, They're Fascist

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.06.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump's rallies represent "21st century American fascism," MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell said Saturday night. "Trump has, whether we like it or no...

Tocqueville -- and the Pornography of the Trump Campaign

Dawn Morais | Posted 01.18.2016 | Hawaii
Dawn Morais

There is something very disingenuous about media personalities who, as they salivate over the Trump boost to their ratings, ask themselves -- and others -- to explain his failure to fade. They need only look in the mirror.

Lawrence O'Donnell Blasts Media For Not Calling Trump A Liar

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.25.2015 | Media

MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell tore into television journalists on Tuesday for not calling Donald Trump a liar when he makes false claims on their prog...

Here's Why You Shouldn't Call Terrorists 'Masterminds'

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.19.2015 | Media

MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell had some harsh words for those in the news media who are referring to the man who planned last week's deadly terrorist a...

Lawrence O'Donnell Mocks Donald Trump's Return To Fox

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.29.2015 | Media

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell thinks Donald Trump is pretty lousy at boycotting. "If you're mad at some business or organization and you want to run a bo...

Lawrence O'Donnell Tears Into Donald Trump: 'He Lies!'

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.24.2015 | Media

MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell tore into GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday night for asserting that Democratic 2016 candidate Hillar...

Hillary Clinton Seeks U.S. Presidency -- Three Reasons to Say 'No'

Sheldon Filger | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics
Sheldon Filger

If this force of celebrity star-power and selective memory proves impervious to objective scrutiny and enlightened skepticism, than Hillary Clinton may very well win the next presidential election. In that case, the loser will be America.

The Logan Act and the Treason Meme: Click Bait for Liberals

Monica Bauer | Posted 05.12.2015 | Politics
Monica Bauer

There are important debates to be had about brand new baby senator Tom Cotton's ill-advised letter to the leaders of Iran. But none of those debates have anything to do with treason, or the so-called Logan Act.

It's Tancredo Versus Christie in Primary States

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

ince the news broke on this blog Nov. 6 that he was forming a "Stop Chris Christie PAC," former congressman Tom Tancredo has been on the interview cir...

Rachel Maddow's Hilarious Hand Off To Lawrence O'Donnell

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.22.2014 | Media

The cable news handoff can be a very special thing. MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Lawrence O'Donnell shared a particularly funny moment Monday night as...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell's Emotional Return To His Show

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 06.24.2014 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell returned to his show for the first time on Monday since the car accident that had kept him from the program since April. In a sw...

Lawrence O'Donnell Speaks Out About Horrifying Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.20.2014 | Media

In a new interview with the Daily Beast, Lawrence O'Donnell said he feels "lucky to be alive" after a car accident that has kept him off the air for m...

Lawrence O'Donnell Updates Viewers On Recovery

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.12.2014 | Media

"Last Word" host Lawrence O'Donnell has been off the air since April, and he called into his show Wednesday to tell viewers how he is doing. O'Don...

Sandy Frank: An Appreciation

Tom Teicholz | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Sanford Jay Frank, the Emmy Award-winning writer and producer, screenwriting guru and conservative ideologue whom everyone called Sandy, died at his home in Calabasas on April 18.

MSNBC's Big Fail: Deafening Silence on Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Paul Abrams | Posted 06.22.2014 | Media
Paul Abrams

Rachel, Chris, Ed, Al, Lawrence, Chris....say it ain't so. Nary a mention of the gigundo merger between Comcast and Time Warner. You are, all of you, about speaking truth to power.

Lawrence O'Donnell In Car Accident

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell was injured in a car accident on Saturday while traveling outside of the country, MSNBC confirmed to the Huffington Post. The "Last...

Taking Snowden's Christmas Message Seriously

Jay Sterling Silver | Posted 03.08.2014 | Politics
Jay Sterling Silver

Although the media wasn't listening, Snowden's Christmas remarks broadened the message: the concept of privacy itself, and what we are to leave of it to our children, is important, is in peril, and must be added to the conversation.

Lawrence O'Donnell Attacks Snowden's Christmas Message

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell's patience for Edward Snowden appears to be growing short. On Wednesday, the NSA whistleblower delivered the UK Channel 4's "Al...

WATCH: O'Donnell Dismayed By 'Duck Dynasty' Star

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 12.20.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell slammed Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson on Thursday for his "attempt to re-write American history" in his comments about black peo...

Fox News Coverage of Nelson Mandela's Death Falls Short

Joan E. Dowlin | Posted 02.09.2014 | Media
Joan E. Dowlin

I found out about Nelson Mandela's passing when I turned on "Politics Nation with Al Sharpton" Thursday night. The whole program was appropriately de...

Learning by Protesting at French Consulate?

Meg Campbell | Posted 01.27.2014 | Education
Meg Campbell

After they presented their letter to Deputy Consul Henry, a reporter asked our Principal, Thabiti Brown, "Shouldn't students be in class?" He replied, in true Expeditionary Learning fashion: "This is class."

Lawrence O'Donnell Mocks O'Reilly's 'War On Christmas'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 12.04.2013 | Media

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell had some news for Bill O'Reilly on Monday night regarding his annual 'War on Christmas': It doesn't actually exist. "Bi...

A Lawrence O'Donnell-Glenn Beck Movie Could Really Happen, People

Posted 10.31.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell and Glenn Beck might play cop partners together on the silver screen. Yes, that's right. Penn Jillette appeared on Tuesday'...

WATCH: Lawrence O'Donnell Attacks Ed Henry

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 11.27.2013 | Media

Lawrence O'Donnell introduced a new feature called "Pinheads and White House Correspondents" on Thursday's "Last Word." The segment, inspired by B...