Stories by Amanda Marcotte

Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. She's on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.  subscribe to Amanda Marcotte's feed

Posted on: Oct 20, 2016, Source: Salon

Instead of going cautious and playing it safe, Clinton leaned hard toward feminism in the final debate with Trump.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: Salon

It's tough to get in the mood for love when the election talk is all about sexual violence, fear and hatred.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2016, Source: Salon

This election has given misogynists the gall to consider repealing the 19th amendment.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2016, Source: Salon

Activist groups target women and Latinos with a get-out-the-vote campaign modeled on Obama's 2008 and 2012 wins.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2016, Source: Salon

Science can explain why Trump supporters believe so many things that are demonstrably false.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2016, Source: Salon

Donald Trump, conservative pundits and even Chuck Todd exposed some ugly male insecurities Monday night.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump's speeches this week had a common theme: African Americans don't deserve the same rights as whites.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump has promised to destroy the agency that uncovered Wells Fargo's abuses; Clinton has vowed to bolster it

Posted on: Sep 13, 2016, Source: Salon

The Clinton health hysteria is about painting women as too fragile to hold office.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2016, Source: Salon

If we need a police state to stop crime, the target shouldn't be immigrants but those committing the most crimes: men.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2016, Source: Salon

There's no evidence that millions of men are addicted to porn, whatever the desperate Christian right claims.

Posted on: Aug 24, 2016, Source: Salon

The attacks against Jones lay bare the resentments fueling what is euphemistically known as the "alt-right."

Posted on: Aug 19, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump can't stop himself from constant knee jerk blather about women leaders and immigration.

Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: Salon

The NRA wants you to believe guns prevent domestic violence — the grim reality is that they make it deadlier.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: Salon

Gender war: Trump's rise is the direct reaction to the growing influence of women in politics.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2016, Source: Salon

Clinton has turned gender into an asset.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2016, Source: Salon

The RNC was an authoritarian disaster, but the press has already moved on to the Democrats.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2016, Source: Salon

Trump is a con man, so it's no surprise that his campaign studded the speaker's list with disreputable people.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2016, Source: Salon

Hands are wringing over the supposed dangers of Pokémon Go, but history suggests it's an overblown tech panic.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Alton Sterling and Philando Castile were shot while carrying guns, but the NRA isn't stepping up to defend them.