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How Authoritarianism Short-Circuits the Lizard Brain

The GOP’s slavish groveling overrides – for once – its basic instinct for fear and panic.

Mike Lofgren ·

'Plainly Ridiculous': Sanders Supporters Decry MSNBC for Not Covering Nazi Protester at Bernie Rally

"MSNBC pundits likened the Bernie campaign to Nazi Germany on air weeks ago. Yesterday, someone brought a Nazi flag to a Bernie rally."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·

It's Happening Here...

Messages of resistance in two little books, one a movie script.

Michael Winship ·

The Fascinating History and Political Lives of Jews in Iran

As American Jews and non-Jews we should be outraged at how the Trump administration is endangering Iranian civil society and making their efforts for change much harder.

Ariel Gold ·

Nazi-Normalizing Barf Journalism in the Trump Era

Again and again during Trump’s presidency, corporate media have fallen over themselves to find acceptable ways to describe utterly unacceptable behavior, policies and decisions—none more so than the New York Times.

Dorothee Benz ·

Re-Reflections on the Start of World War II

It is worth our while to try to disentangle some of the realities of the war from the mythologies we so love to worship

Robert Freeman ·

Bestowed With "Freedom Prize," Greta Thunberg Holds Up D-Day Veteran's Call to Avert Collapse of Civilization

Climate activist praises "the most powerful words on the climate and ecological emergency I've ever heard."

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·

AOC Slams Lindsey Graham for Comments Akin to '1950s McCarthyism' as Battle Between Progressive Dems and White House Continues

"This man has lost his damn mind and revealed his soul," said one commentator of Graham

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·

Bolsonaro Is a Threat to Brazil’s Democracy

The far-right leader’s flair for fascism recently included ordering a celebration of the coup that brought Brazil’s military dictatorship to power

Eugênio Bucci ·

Everyone Must Condemn Trump’s Sly Encouragement of Lawless Violence

When our president acts irresponsibly to divide us, citizens must act responsibly to bring us together.

Jesse Jackson ·