GOP radicals and the end of American exceptionalism

Last November, Karen Tumulty wrote an interesting article titled American exceptionalism: an old idea and a new political battle: [T]he idea that the United States is inherently superior to the world’s other nations has become the battle cry from a new front in...

As predicted, impeachment of Obama is on the table

The right’s well-practiced technique of introducing radical ideas into the mainstream is as predictable as it is effective. Read this: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Monday that President Barack Obama “would be impeached” if the nation falls into default. …...

Are rightwing bloggers to blame for the Norway massacre?

In an article titled Killings in Norway Spotlight Anti-Muslim Thought in U.S., the New York Times highlights the connection between Anders Behring Breivik and American bloggers: The man accused of the killing spree in Norway was deeply influenced by a small group of...

No justice on earth until there is justice for women

Scan the headlines on any given day and you’re sure to find dozens of stories about girls and women being abused, abducted, raped, beaten and killed. The pervasive oppression of women and girls is humanity’s greatest travesty. Here are just a few links to...