Opinion

Not Wearing A Mask Is White Privilege

Not Wearing A Mask Is White Privilege

Images of maskless gatherings consist almost entirely of white people. It's a visible symbol of white privilege, as minorities are hardest hit by COVID-19.

Nihilism And Hypocrisy Is The GOP’s COVID-19 Response

Nihilism And Hypocrisy Is The GOP’s COVID-19 Response

Calls to sacrifice lives for the economy. Funding protests that endanger public health. The radical right is highlighting their "pro-life" hypocrisy.

Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories Are Stranger Than 20th-Century Fiction

Right-Wing Conspiracy Theories Are Stranger Than 20th-Century Fiction

If you look closely at modern right-wing conspiracy theories and grievances, they echo the 20th-Century stories from racist author H.P. Lovecraft.

By Firing 5 Inspectors General, Trump Wages War On Accountability

By Firing 5 Inspectors General, Trump Wages War On Accountability

Over the course of six weeks, 5 inspectors general were fired for investigating Trump administration corruption. Trump seeks to turn watchdogs into lapdogs.

Is COVID-19 Sparking A Temporary Fall Of The Radical Right in Europe?

Is COVID-19 Sparking A Temporary Fall Of The Radical Right in Europe?

As public trust shifts dramatically towards science and technical expertise combatting the pandemic, radical right parties in Europe are losing support.

Here’s Why Donald Trump Is So Nervous About The Election

Here’s Why Donald Trump Is So Nervous About The Election

President Trump's negligent handling of the COVID-19 pandemic has damaged his re-election prospects so thoroughly, it has his campaign in panic mode.

Right-Wing Push For Premature Reopenings Will Prolong Pandemic

Right-Wing Push For Premature Reopenings Will Prolong Pandemic

President Trump, GOP governors, and members of his base who are pushing to reopen too soon while Dr. Fauci warns of “needless suffering and death.”

Did The US Just Pressure Kosovo To Oust Their Prime Minister?

Did The US Just Pressure Kosovo To Oust Their Prime Minister?

A no-confidence vote in southeast Europe in the shadow of COVID-19.

“Anti-Lockdown” Protests Appropriate Real Movements

“Anti-Lockdown” Protests Appropriate Real Movements

These artificial anti-lockdown demonstrations organized by wealthy conservatives are appropriating messaging from real movements.

Lessons From The Spanish Civil War For A Divided Left

Lessons From The Spanish Civil War For A Divided Left

Before the Spanish Civil War, the left struggled to unite while fascism rose and dictatorship took hold of Spain. Today's liberals should learn from history.

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