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With Roe’s end in sight, anti-abortion extremists fantasize about executions and civil war

2020 Republican National Committee featured speaker and far-right podcaster call on GOP governors to execute people involved in abortions

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European regulator delivers ‘reality check’ to Elon Musk after Twitter purchase

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Top official reminds world’s richest person that his new Twitter toy still must comply with content moderation laws


Disinformation can be deadly, but what can be done about it?

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At last, policymakers are beginning to put forward ideas to counter our epidemic of falsehoods


French president Emmanuel Macron’s re-election victory signals deep challenges

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Macron lost 8 percent of his previous vote share as increasing numbers of French citizens are turning away from voting


Is Hungary’s Viktor Orbán the Christian Right’s new Vladimir Putin?

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The fall of Putin’s star among US evangelicals leaves a void they may seek to fill with another strongman leader devoted to ‘family values’


Anti-vaccine ideology gains ground as state lawmakers target existing rules for kids’ shots

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Movement has gained momentum amid the coronavirus pandemic, boosting the reach of high-profile anti-vaccine activists


After battling white nationalist hecklers, GOP youth group has decided to invite them in

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Charlie Kirk’s TPUSA signals its surrender to white nationalist ‘groypers’ by embracing them


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


After massive public outcry, IRS ditches plans for facial recognition

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Federal lawmakers joined with advocacy groups that argued requiring biometric information to access records online is a “creepy and disturbing strike” at privacy and security


Extremist groups flock to ‘siege’ protest of Canada’s capitol

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Similar protests to the so-called ‘Freedom Convoy’ are reportedly being planned in the U.S. and throughout Europe


I never thought ‘New Atheism’ would become a tool of the Christian Right

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After leaving religion, I learned that some atheists were more interested in opposing Islam than standing for pluralism


Democratic leaders are finally talking about democracy at risk, but their actions don’t yet match their words

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To defeat fascism, you must say its name, and then act accordingly


The panic over ‘critical race theory’ is merely the latest tool of Republican elites

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Why a disparate group of billionaires, GOP politicians, televangelists, media outlets, and white supremacist militias have found common cause around a new and exciting moral panic


Meet the slush fund for America’s Christian nationalists

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The National Christian Charitable Foundation has become a financial clearinghouse for donors looking to force their religion on the rest of America


Sanders calls on Democrats to divide spending bills into components to force GOP accountability

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After failure of massive Build Back Better Act, Vermont senator advocates passing parts of it individually


Democrats haven’t realized that you can’t defend democracy without explaining it

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To counter right-wing authoritarianism, the center-left must articulate a broad vision of a progressive society


Remote instruction is back in some areas, even as the digital divide never disappeared

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School districts have stocked up on computers but broadband access remains a problem as a Covid surge sends some systems remote


Anti-LGBT groups trying to re-brand their ideas as health care

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We’ll never know how many people are dead because of Rupert Murdoch’s propaganda

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Fearful of far-right competitors, the Fox honcho decided to redouble the toxic lies about Covid-19


Biden: What are Republicans for? McConnell: No comment

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After taking GOP obstruction for granted in his first year, the president is finally asking Republicans to discuss their unpopular policies


False prophets preaching fake news: A year into Biden’s presidency, far-right ‘prophets’ haven’t admitted error

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Instead of admitting their supposed revelations were wrong, a host of extremist Christian leaders have made belief in Trump’s election lies an article of faith


 

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