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Playing the Race Card

On Racism, Conservatives Fail to Self-police

Dale Hansen | Posted 07.20.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

There is one thing we do know for certain: Anyone who tells you definitively that only one side or the other is to blame has absolutely no interest in fixing institutional inequality.

The Year in Racism

Dale Hansen | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics
Dale Hansen

When a celebrity get busted for driving drunk with an ounce of cocaine, they at least admit to having a problem and check into a clinic. When a politician gets caught having an affair, they at least suggest they have let people down and get counseling. But for some reason being racist is the only sin that provides political cover.

Playing 'The Black Card' Linked To High Blood Pressure, And More Health News This Week

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.16.2013 | Black Voices

While smoking, excess weight and age are all known risk factors for high blood pressure, a new trigger for hypertension has entered the consciousness ...

The Race Card: Dealing From the Bottom of the Deck

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Say the magic words and end the conversation. Say the magic words, and uncomfortable facts and figures disappear. Responsibility? Gone. Complicity? Vanquished, with a phrase.

Reading The Pictures: "Dollar Bill McCain"

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2008-08-01-shaw_mccain_dollar.jpg McCain actually DID put obama's face on a dollar bill -- over a month ago in a little-seen web video.

The End of Politigation

Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kevin Morris and Glenn Altschuler

From the rise to power of the "Comeback Kid" until June 12th, the Clintons have played the game as litigators. After all, isn't a campaign a war?