Is Jeb Bush the Reason for Donald Trump?

With the acknowledged benefit of hindsight, the rise of Trump does indeed appear fueled by a rejection of political dynasty and elitism. Jeb never stood a chance.

Don’t Confuse Fascist Nationalism for Patriotism

Politicians would rather blame poverty within our communities and low achievement in our schools on the “cultures” of those suffering from the inequities.

Contesting “Political Correctness”

Opinions without justification are just that—opinions.

You Don’t Have to Love Laci Green to Dislike Christopher Cantwell

Thomas Fiffer goes looking for consent videos and finds an ugly attack on consent and equality.

Consent Sucks If You’re Rush Limbaugh

To understand Rush Limbaugh’s opposition to consent, Thomas Fiffer explores the entitlement mindset.

I Grew Up Brown in a White Family…and Here’s What I Learned About Racism

“My brownness isn’t something to be blind to or to love me in spite of. It is who I am,” writes activist Candice Russell.

Tal Fortgang, Privilege and Unintended Ironies

Community College instructor Gint Aras responds to Tal Fortgang’s dismissal of his white privilege.

Why Angry White Men is Worth Your Time

Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.

Rush Limbaugh and Me on a Trip to the Cemetery

The Rev. Dr. Neil O’Farrell’s reverie on seeing and not-seeing.

Op-Ed: The Roots of Republican Incompetence

For 25 years, the American right wing has been pursuing a strategy designed to increase their political power, and it’s cost them their principles and basic competence.

I Am a Deadly Weapon

George Zimmerman’s defense claims that un-armed Trayvon Martin was just as deadly as his pistol. That’s nonsense.

Racism in Melbourne

Dr. Bill Johnson, on racism, responsibility and change.

The Soundtrack of My Republican Life

How Edwin Lyngar became disenchanted with the right-wing political climate in which he was raised.

Melissa Harris-Perry: We Need a More Collective View of Parenting (VIDEO)

Melissa Harris-Perry says that we need a more collectivist approach to raising children. Do you agree or disagree?

Supreme Court, Don’t Be Afraid to Act on Marriage Equality

Sean Davis is white heterosexual male from a small town who spent 14 years in the military under Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell. And here is why he is passionately pro marriage equality.

#LiberalTips2AvoidRape : Why You Have to Go See This Twitter Thread RIGHT NOW!

#LiberalTips2AvoidRape is the next Rush Limbaugh/Sandra Fluke moment. But its not just one guy. It’s thousands.