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Right Wing Echo Chamber

The Sound and Fury of the Right-Wing Echo Chamber (Ranting at an Empty Chair)

Matt Jordan | Posted 03.30.2013 | Media
Matt Jordan

The right-wing echo chamber needs scapegoats dressed up in ready-made cliches to function effectively. And it hit me: I had become an empty chair for angry men to rant at.

The Culture of Guns and Misinformation

Walker Bragman | Posted 03.27.2013 | Media
Walker Bragman

A culture has developed in which people have the option of picking facts based on their political beliefs, instead of the other way around. The current debate over gun control is a testament to this trend.

Think Again: The 'Virtually Voiceless'

Eric Alterman | Posted 03.26.2013 | Media
Eric Alterman

If the only places conservatives can get their news bias-free are sources committed to their own cause, there is no need to face up to "reality" as such. It's an endless loop of victimization and self-justification.

The Potential Disastrous End of PBS/NPR is Over-rated

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Kall

Still, I stand by my belief that the end of NPR and PBS would be good for the left, for liberals and progressives. Here's why.

Did the Inglorious N.O.P. Bust a Cap in Health Care Reform?

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

From a branding perspective, is this really how the Republican Party wants to be defined? Hate speech -- true hate speech -- should never be tolerated in any form.