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America’s public libraries are facing an epidemic of censorship

Jonathan Friedman of PEN America tells how far-right activists are trying to silence LGBT and progressive authors

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After envisioning themselves as centrists, tech billionaires like Elon Musk have moved to the far right

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Writers Jacob Silverman and Chris Lehmann discuss Twitter, cryptocurrency, and libertarian radicalization


GOP unveils plan to blow up the global economy and destroy Social Security while traditional media outlets stick their head in the sand

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‘Conservative’ now just means ‘hates America’ and CPAC made that brutally clear

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GOP can’t bring itself to stop defending Trump: This time on declassifying documents by thought

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Will defamation lawsuits be the apocalypse of (Alex) Jones?

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Legal analyst Liz Dye discusses how the U.S. legal system is finally holding conspiracy millionaire Alex Jones to account


The Blaze finally canned Elijah Schaffer—what took so long?

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Americans see the media as critical to democracy—now what are we going to do with that?

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Trump declares that he can’t be indicted, and warns of ‘big problems’ if anyone tries

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Queer YA books are selling in record numbers despite bans targeting them

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‘Once we take control’: Far-right broadcaster lays out his Christian fascist agenda

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Conservative activists Charlie Kirk and Eric Metaxas call for retaliatory raids on liberal groups

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Why Vice President Kamala Harris mentioned her blue suit at a disability rights meeting

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Politics has changed drastically in the past 10 years, why are Democrats still running the same plays?

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New Republic writer Alex Shephard discusses the larger implications of Joe Biden’s low approval ratings


How right-wing media became the glue that holds the Republican party together

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Historian Nicole Hemmer discusses how reactionary media have radicalized millions of Americans since the 1940s


Low-quality pundits are getting rich telling people what they want to hear, inside the economics and psychology of how it works

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‘Decoding the Gurus’ co-host Matthew Browne on how the tools of acquiring knowledge are being used to destroy it


As Pride month closes, LGBTQ+ advocates are split on whether Biden is doing enough to protect the community

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Right-wing comedy isn’t funny, but it sure is effective

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Authors Matt Sienkiewicz and Nick Marx discuss their new book about why lefties need to take right-wing comedy seriously


‘Certifiably crazy’: Jan. 6 panel highlights how Team Trump pushed Pence to overturn election

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How far-right media manipulated a father — and a nation

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Jen Senko discusses her book and film, ‘The Brainwashing of My Dad,’ and how to help people escape from conspiracist media


Unsuccessful attacks on Ketanji Brown Jackson are a sign of political smears to come

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Propaganda websites helped merge far-right conspiracy theories about imaginary child abuse into a narrative that served the GOP elite


 

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