Oliver explained how our version of history is part of an Atwater-esque plan to ensure the persistence of white supremacy by presenting “misleadingly comfortable versions of history.”
Memorial Day is a solemn day to think about dead people, broken families, orphaned children, blood and ultimate scarifies. So, why do we put “Happy” in front of it? There is a reason.
Levar Burton reads The Martin Luther King Jr. Story
“Only after the last tree has been cut down, only after the last river has been poisoned, only after the last fish has been caught, only then will you find money cannot be eaten.” ~ Cree Prophecy
This week we saw apologies for racism, homophobia and even and apology from Sarah Palin. But corporations continued to turn their stupidity into marketing opportunities. Is there a limit or not?
In our quest to discover why the GOP wants to bring us back to the 1950s ... well, here's one reason from Ozzie and Harriet.
Fifty years ago this afternoon, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas. We all remember where we were that day when we heard the news.
Rachel Maddow and New York Magazine's Frank Rich did a wonderful job of giving her viewers a little history lesson for those who are not already aware of the struggles, protests and turmoil that Americans experienced when they were living through similar times as we are now with severe income disparity, a government that was only responsive to the ultra-rich and and uprisings that eerily resemble what we're seeing now with the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry says debates aren't his strong suit, but apparently history isn't either. Speaking at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity on Dartmouth College's campus after Tuesday night's The Washington Post/Bloomberg
What's the world coming to when a Fox commentator like Liz Trotta is quoting Rolling Stone's Matt Taibbi (even though she got his name wrong) and the Washington Post's Ezra Klein?
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