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Trying to explain the disdain for poor Americans

The costly and dysfunctional state of health care in the U.S. shows the absurdity of entrusting basic human needs to the narcissistic tendencies of capitalism.

The Brazen Hypocrisy of Trump, Giuliani — and Their Enablers

Trump and Giuliani censure Hillary for her husband's extramarital affair, when their own relationships have been equally scandalous, and many “conservatives” encourage this cruel hypocrisy.

Baltimore’s “Big Government” In Blue Uniforms

Conservatives’ zeal for reining in government turns into something else when marginalized groups, or groups they disdain suffer under the only form of “big government” conservatives don’t seem to mind.

Is Bernie Sanders Promising ‘Free Stuff’ To Buy Votes?

Conservatives claim that Sanders is trying to “buy votes” when he tells people they can have “free stuff” like free college tuition. But in a democracy, what does this mean?

Five New Year’s Resolutions for Cognitively-Deprived Conservatives

Many conservatives shy away from the facts, but a willingness to consider them would be a good way to start 2016.

Left-Right Fandom: Putin’s the Man, Bestriding the World Stage

What other widely celebrated world leader draws such praise not just from conservative circles (Limbaugh, Drudge, Breitbart, Palin, PC Roberts) but adulation from the left side as well. For leftists who staunchly hate the west's imperial militarism, Putin is the hero battling the west ("noble" for journalist Finian Cunningham), the strongest moral and political bulwark against the spreading Evil Empire.

What I Learned on My Red State Book Tour

While Robert Reich's intent was to put into practice what he teaches, "the best way to learn is to talk with people who disagree with you," here is what he actually learned from red America while on his book tour.

Debate Mendacity Even Shocks Conservatives

Republican presidential candidates seem free to bend, twist and shred the truth at will—for instance, take the free-for-all CNBC debate. They all got away with prevaricating about themselves, their policies and their opponents.

Pope Francis Is an Honest Conservative, Not a Liberal (Video)

While some American conservatives are angry at the Pope for not being far enough right on some issues and joining in their delusions, the Pope is far from " liberal” in American politics. This suggests fascist strains in American.

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Europe’s view of Trump

Anti-Trump sentiment is even stronger in Europe than it is in the U.S.

Anti-corporate protesters drown out Democratic Party Chair Tom Perez with chants of “liar!”

Fault lines in the party were on full display as the California Democratic Convention got off to a dramatic start.

School district switches to local and organic meals, cuts carbon footprint – and saves...

A new report revealed surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu at 100-plus schools by serving less meat and more fruits and vegetables.

Dakota Access Pipeline is already springing leaks

“This is what we have said all along: Oil pipelines leak and spill.”

Against discouragement

“My first hope is that you will not be too discouraged by the way the world looks at this moment.”

A Catholic nun on what it really means to be pro-life

A moral world is one whose societies realize that none of us can manage alone without the help of those who believe that every life is as important as their own.

Don’t let Trump drama distract you while Congress dismantles Medicaid

I’m obsessed with what this Congress is doing to the funding for health care, especially Medicaid, which insures 62.3 million Americans.

Over 100 Notre Dame students walk out of Mike Pence’s commencement speech

President Trump was going to be asked to give the speech, but thousands of students signed a petition demanding the university not invite him.

Wash. Post didn’t disclose that writer who penned positive piece about Trump’s Saudi trip...

Why does the Post embarrass itself by publishing lobbyist Ed Rogers?