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Here We Go Again: The Ginned Up Race War of 2012

Here We Go Again: The Ginned Up Race War of 2012

by Sally Kohn on May 29 2012, 9:45AM

Conservative commentators and political operatives have already begun conjuring images of scary black people out to destroy an endangered whiteness. Sally Kohn predicts we’ll see a lot more, as the right seeks ways to motivate its electoral base.

Topics: 2012 Election, Politics

Does the Road to Prison Reform Wind Through the Right Wing?

Does the Road to Prison Reform Wind Through the Right Wing?

by Shani O. Hilton on July 15 2011, 9:52AM

Things have moved slowly on Capitol Hill. Now, NAACP says conservative allies may speed things up.

Topics: Criminal Justice, Drug War, Politics

Obama: 'I've Got Better Stuff To Do' Than Talk About Birthers

Obama: ‘I’ve Got Better Stuff To Do’ Than Talk About Birthers

by Shani O. Hilton on April 27 2011, 12:34PM

The President releases his birth certificate to quiet the rumors. But don’t expect them to go away any time soon.

Topics: Politics

From ACORN to NPR: We Rate O'Keefe's Fake, Sadly Effective Stings

From ACORN to NPR: We Rate O’Keefe’s Fake, Sadly Effective Stings

by Channing Kennedy on March 16 2011, 5:24PM

No matter how badly he bungles it, his so-called journalism keeps getting the smear-job done.

Topics: Media, Politics

Who Wants to Turn the Camera Back on James O'Keefe?

Who Wants to Turn the Camera Back on James O’Keefe?

by Kai Wright on November 17 2010, 12:58PM

Reader suggests somebody sting these rightwing smear-operatives, too.

Topics: Kai Wright

American and European Right Unite in Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

American and European Right Unite in Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

by Michelle Chen on November 1 2010, 3:28PM

The troubling themes of the midterm elections echo around the Western world.

Topics: Global Justice

Alternet Breaks Down the Workings of

Alternet Breaks Down the Workings of “Tea Party Inc.”

by Kai Wright on October 25 2010, 1:18PM

It’s a lot to digest, but it’s all there if you look. This is no grassroots movement.

Topics: 2010 Elections, Kai Wright

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

by Julianne Hing on October 13 2010, 11:45AM

California shooter tells Media Matters Beck was his “schoolteacher on TV.”

Topics: Glenn Beck, Media

Media Matters Rounds Up Glenn Beck's Most Racist Moments

Media Matters Rounds Up Glenn Beck’s Most Racist Moments

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 28 2010, 1:29PM

Low moments in Beck’s effort to “reclaim” the civil rights movement.

Topics: Glenn Beck, Media

Caller Hangs Up On Dr. Laura's Apology

Caller Hangs Up On Dr. Laura’s Apology

by Naima Ramos-Chapman on August 20 2010, 5:00PM

Talk show host’s apology falls on deaf ears.

Topics: Media

Rinku Sen on Fox News: Mosque Mania's Really About National Identity

Rinku Sen on Fox News: Mosque Mania’s Really About National Identity

by Kai Wright on August 20 2010, 11:53AM

Colorlines’ publisher spars with the Fox News folks on the Cordoba House.

Topics: Colorlines Press, Kai Wright, Mosque Mania

Sherrod Shakes Her Fist at Breitbart--and Hugs the NAACP

Sherrod Shakes Her Fist at Breitbart—and Hugs the NAACP

by Jamilah King on August 17 2010, 4:07PM

She calls Brietbart “some Tea Party agitator,” but says let’s put the NAACP’s flub “behind us.”

Topics: Shirley Sherrod

Dr. Laura's Racism Goes Way Past the N-Word

Dr. Laura’s Racism Goes Way Past the N-Word

by Julianne Hing on August 13 2010, 6:42PM

Another conservative gabber gets attention by getting offensive. The real problem’s deeper than the words.

Topics: Media

How Breitbart Won -- and Why We Must Rethink

How Breitbart Won — and Why We Must Rethink “Racism”

by Rinku Sen on July 23 2010, 2:12PM

The lesson of Shirley Sherrod is we must stop talking about racism as a personality problem.

Topics: Media, Shirley Sherrod

Far-Right Scores Neb. Law Banning Immigrant Renters

Far-Right Scores Neb. Law Banning Immigrant Renters

by Julianne Hing on June 22 2010, 6:40AM

The voters of Fremont, Nebraska, have made their town of 25,000 famous by passing the latest anti-immigrant law authored by the lobbyist who wrote SB 1070.

Topics: Immigration

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