Five years ago, conservatives on the high bench changed American elections forever. Here's what happened next.
Making money is all a game to the super-rich. Just 10% of Americans own 91 percent of the nation's stocks and mutual funds, according to economist Edward Wolff (Table 7).
A big victory in the fight against foreign banks. Syriza, the radical leftists who have pledged to roll back austerity and renegotiate Greece’s mammoth debt, swept to a stunning victory in the country’s elections on Sunday – but looked like falling agonisingly short of an outright majority.
A scary report shows the purported Christian religiosity of American cities. Ever wonder what makes a city bible-minded?
Moore confronts the smear artists. Filmmaker Michael Moore went on offense on Facebook today, pushing back at the attacks upon him over a comment he made on Twitter about military snipers by listing the multitude of ways he has supported veterans, before calling on Fox News to “quit making sh*t up about me.” Moore has become the target of conservative fans of the film American Sniper who have claimed he attacked the subject of the film, Chris Kyle, when he tweeted: “My uncle killed by sniper in WW2.
U.S. borderlands are laboratories for nightmarish innovations. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here. It was October 2012.
The truth is, my husband's hefty salary makes my life as a writer easy. Pretending otherwise doesn't help anyone.
The Department of Justice will likely not pursue federal civil rights charges against Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown The purpose of leaks by “credible sources” is to manage expectations for the public.
An American designer sent models down the runway wearing clothes with peepholes that showed full-frontal male nudity underneath.
Four states and DC have already legalized marijuana -- here's the next crop. During a series of YouTube interviews Thursday, President Obama demonstrated a remarkably laissez-faire attitude toward marijuana legalization experiments in the states.
At least 51 measles cases have been linked to the California theme park. For children too young or sick to have received the MMR vaccine — or whose parents decided for them that they didn’t “need” to be vaccinated — the “happiest place on Earth” has been transformed into something far more sinister.
Maher wants to know why America is glorifying Chris Kyle. Bill Maher blasted Clint Eastwood’s film American Sniper during the Real Time panel discussion on Friday, comparing it unfavorably to Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar-winning The Hurt Locker.
The Georgia pastor tells Ukrainian soldiers, who were run out of the Donetsk Airport, to not be afraid and have faith in God.
Hell hath no fury, apparently, like a male conservative who feels betrayed when a GOP woman disagrees with him.
The Pontiff also implies that those who insult religions should "expect a punch" in return. Pope Francis remains as busy as ever.
It's not your imagination — this was a bad week for women Let’s just call this week a total wash and start again Monday, shall we, womankind?
State Sen. Brandon Smith's lawyer argued his client shouldn't have been arrested to begin with. Kentucky state Sen.
Ben Moynihan stabbed three women apparently because he couldn't get laid. “When women won’t talk to you, it’s heart breaking.
Inequality and regressive tax policies hurt everyone, even rich people. American politics are dominated by those with money.
It's supposedly the year of the bush! Shaved, trimmed, left alone, waxed out of existence or Vajazzled, we are both fascinated and utterly repelled by what women do and don’t do with their hair “down there”.