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Will the Fantasy of Political Correctness Continue in 2016?

Michael Roth | Posted 12.31.2015 | Politics
Michael Roth

In 2016, politicians and pundits will certainly continue to pontificate about the pitfalls of political correctness. There just isn't any downside to attacking this imaginary monster of groupthink, so we can expect to hear speakers trumpeting their own courage in "not being pc" as they attack especially vulnerable groups in society.

Reagan Set Up the Death of the Middle Class, But China Was the Clincher

Dave Johnson | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Dave Johnson

Reagan shifted the power to the wealthy, and the wealthy used that power to escape the borders of democracy by moving production to China. And that, my friends, was that.

The Republicans' Southern Strategy Still Works. Here's How Liberals Can Counter It

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

If Republicans benefit from dividing us by race and increasing white resentment, then we have to do whatever we can to build stronger and better relations across racial lines, in particular between whites and non-whites.

The Nature of Capitalism and the Challenge for the LGBT Community

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

It's hard enough to overcome stigma and discrimination, particularly for minority populations, but when the underlying economic trends are tearing the country apart, the challenge becomes even more difficult.

An Open Letter to Professor Edsall: Retract

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larisa Alexandrovna

Update at End Let me first say that I respect professor Edsall tremendously. He is a treasure to journalism. Unfortunately, he has been incredibly sl...