Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: right-wing

How the populist right twists leftwing ideas to appeal to voters

One of the more interesting aspects of rightwing populism, especially in the form it’s taken in the United States, is its use...

The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

‘Conspiracism’ poisons the rightwing fringe; progressives not immune, just much smarter

What changes before 2024 if the GOP can’t exit the pandemic-decimated, insurrectionist Trump train wreck?

ReTrolligans—how the GOP risks all, miming ‘trollish’ gate-crashing, lying, bullying &...

With a daring experiment, the scheming, conspiracy-riven Republicans are testing whether morphing into a party of boorish trolls works.

Right-wing cop-bashing didn’t start with Trump

In fact, the right wing, and the Republicans who serve as their electoral vehicle, have shown hostility toward federal law enforcement agencies for decades.

The global right wing’s bizarre obsession with pedophilia

Instead of combating real-existing pedophilia, the far right has waded into the deep end to battle Satanism and homosexuality, which they tend to equate.

The existential threat from the non-stop barrage of right-wing sedition

Long term democratic states are, by any known measure, the great exceptions, not the historic rule.

I will not yield my values: Fired AP journalist Emily Wilder...

Less than 48 hours after Stanford College Republicans began to post about me, I was fired.”

After the insurrection, America’s far-right groups get more extreme

The Conversation asked Matthew Valasik, a sociologist at Louisiana State University, and Shannon E. Reid, a criminologist at the University of North Carolina—Charlotte, to explain what right-wing extremist groups in the U.S. are doing.

Murdoch paper gives away the game: Cuomo is on their side

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decade in office has been marked by resisting taxation of the wealthy and an adversarial stance against public sector labor unions.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...