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Trump: Our Kleptocrat-in-Chief Picks His Gallery of Rogues

Allen Frances | Posted 12.12.2016 | Politics
Allen Frances

"A man is known by the company he keeps." (Aesop, 600 B.C.) Donald Trump is a man who keeps the very worst of company. His goofy and sinister appoint...

Conservatives, Race and Republicans: Does the Coalition Survive?

Richard Brodsky | Posted 06.24.2016 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Conservatives are not, by and large, racists. Racists, by and large, are conservative. Significant elements of the conservative coalition, from the South and elsewhere, were outspokenly hostile to racial minorities. They worked to undercut the civil rights movement and the drive for legal and economic equality.

Cliven Bundy: What a Difference a Day Makes

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Schmock

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UNESCO Matters

Irina Bokova | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Irina Bokova

This is not just about funding. It is about shared values -- this is why UNESCO matters for the U.S. today, and a recent survey showed that 82 percent of Americans agree.

4 Kinds of Republicans

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

The Republican Party elite is depending on uneducated aging frightened white males and radical anti-abortion females for their votes. Long term the party is doomed.

Horror in the Bronx: How They Could Have Done It

Mark Olmsted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

In part, the events in the Bronx are a symptom of this trickle-down fear. It remains to be seen if this ugly virus spreads further or, perhaps, is instead serving to immunize the host.

Anybody Here Seen My Old Friend Martin?

Ellen Whitehurst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Ellen Whitehurst

When I came up with the concept for my first book, Make This Your Lucky Day, I decided to take important and special celebratory days off the standard yearly calendar.