The news that SeaWorld would stop its orca breeding program and stop their circus acts with the animals was a powerful sign that the dominant paradigm of corporate control is beginning to shift -- and not just on the animal-rights front. We all should be celebrating.
It's not as if Donald Trump came out of nowhere. For many years, C&L has been warning of the rise of the new para-fascism, embodied in the vile rhetoric of the conservative movement's hate talkers. One book in particular predicted this -- and its insights are key to understanding what is happening now, and dealing with it.
I'm fairly certain Sheriff Clarke wouldn't be saying this about President Walker.
Here's a sample of the kind of history that Colorado conservatives don't want their kids to learn.
A new Cheerios commercial struck a nerve among the type of people who loudly insist that race no longer matters in this country.
Right-wingers are crowing that speculation about right-wing extremists' potential involvement in the Boston bombing turned out wrong. But then they use it to pretend that there's no such thing as right-wing violence. As if.
The reviews for David Neiwert's new book, And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border, are rolling in, and the praise is flowing:
Recently, the wingnutosphere went on one of its periodic jihads attacking Rhode Island law professor Erik Loomis for having tweeted the following after Sandy Hook: I was heartbroken in the first 20 mass murders. Now I want Wayne LaPierre’s head
Dear God, how many "isolated incidents" do there have to be before we start pushing back against this awful, deceptive trope and start demanding an end to hate speech? WaPo: A 32-year-old woman from Iraq who was found severely beaten next to a
Here's a typical example of the violent rhetoric that has emulated from the GOP for decades now. David Neiwert often refers to it as eliminationism and outlines what it means here. An apology came out as soon as TPM reported the story because it
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