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The Rise of the React-o-Cons

Sean McElwee | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Eventually reform conservatism will collapse upon the weight of its own contradictions. Vitriolic hatred of Obama is a weak attempt at coalition maintenance. The dirty fact is that very few policies can make all the parties of this increasingly fractious coalition happy.

Populist Backlash Crushes Art Pope's Forces in North Carolina

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.

Determining Your Place on the Political Spectrum

Chloe Spencer | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics
Chloe Spencer

The political spectrum is the range of political attitudes of the public, going gradually from extreme to moderate to extreme: radical, liberal, moder...

Choose a Direction

Paula Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Gordon

We can contine to rebuild America; or, we can slide into permanent peonage, hostages to greed. "Vision without action is a pipedream," a neighbor's b...

Glenn Beck Spins the Holocaust Museum Shooting

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Somewhere behind Beck's talking points there is real thinking going on. No one should dismiss Beck as a hack or "entertainer." He is a propagandist.