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Andrew O'Hehir is a senior writer for Salon.
Bernie's After-Party: Delegates Hope to Take the 'Political Revolution' Back Home
Posted on: Jul 27, 2016, Source: Salon
Sanders delegates walk out—in anger, in celebration and sometimes in costume—vowing to continue the struggle.
After that Diabolical, Masterful Performance, Donald Trump Could Easily End up President
Posted on: Jul 22, 2016, Source: Salon
Seen live, Trump's speech hits 7.5 on the Nuremberg scale, and the nightmare scenario inches closer to reality.
RNC's Bizarre Protest Theater: Cops and Journalists Vastly Outnumber Actual Protesters
Posted on: Jul 20, 2016, Source: Salon
A few right-wing dudes with guns meet a few angry leftists—and a massive press corps desperate for action.
Does the Trumpence Nightmare Coalition Have a Chance? Yeah, Because It's 2016 and Chaos Reigns
Posted on: Jul 17, 2016, Source: Salon
Will Trump's alliance with the worst aspects of GOP orthodoxy finally undo him? Halloween comes early in Cleveland.
Death in Dallas and America's Existential Crisis: Our New 'Civil War' Over the Nature of Reality
Posted on: Jul 10, 2016, Source: Salon
Our broken republic is divided not just by race, culture and ideology, but between competing versions of reality.
Lessons of Britquake 2016: A History-Shaping Crisis, and a Moment of Danger and Opportunity
Posted on: Jun 25, 2016, Source: Salon
With elites in retreat and the postwar economic consensus collapsing, the post-Brexit world is up for grabs.
Hillary Clinton, Democratic Nominee: Now the Left Begins to Bargain With a Painful Reality—and a Hopeful Future
Posted on: Jun 8, 2016, Source: Salon
Yes, Bernie can and should push onward, even though it's over. It's time to face defeat, and fight for the future.
Paul Ryan’s Secret Plan to Save the GOP, After Trump: Turn It Into Uber
Posted on: Jun 4, 2016, Source: Salon
A hilarious GOP report on winning back millennials disses Trump, avoids all major issues and embraces Uber politics.
The Trump-Addicted Media Scolds Itself—But Can't Resist His Toxic, Stupid Bigness
Posted on: Jun 2, 2016, Source: Salon
Can we break the media cycle?
Yes, Bernie’s Waging War on the Democratic Party—But if Hillary Loses, It Won’t Be His Fault
Posted on: May 21, 2016, Source: Salon
Nevada was ugly, all right — but it won't decide the fall election, and saving Hillary is not Bernie's problem.
Two Despised Frontrunners, Two Dying Parties and a Deeply Broken System: How Did We Get Here?
Posted on: Apr 18, 2016, Source: Salon
Trump and Clinton may be the two most hated frontrunners in history, dueling symbols of a duopoly in decay.
Lessons of the Panama Papers: Yes, the Rich Are Different From Us—They Stole Our Money
Posted on: Apr 7, 2016, Source: Salon
A vast web of lies and corruption protecting the super-rich is revealed—and it's only the tip of an evil iceberg.
True, Bernie's Chances Are Very Slim, but His Strong Campaign Has Shown Hillary to Be a Less Than Stellar Candidate
Posted on: Apr 2, 2016, Source: Salon
What Bernie's revolution reveals about Hillary and her party could have lasting effects.
Trumped Again: The Diabolical GOP Frontrunner Slimes Cruz, Shames Fox & Controls the News Cycle
Posted on: Mar 26, 2016, Source: Salon
Trumped again: The diabolical GOP frontrunner slimes Cruz, shames Fox & controls the news cycle.
Oscar 2016 Is Almost Here: Here's Who Will Win — and Who Should
Posted on: Feb 26, 2016, Source: Salon
Is it gonna be an all-"Revenant" bear-sex party? Will Leo vape onstage? And what about the earnest Lady Gaga song?
Don’t Celebrate Yet Hillary Fans — Clinton Remains Weak Against Hypothetical GOP Matchups
Posted on: Feb 24, 2016, Source: Salon
Most voters still know little about Sanders or the scale of his proposed 'political revolution' — and there's still time.
'Hail Caesar': The Coen Brothers' New Film Has a Lot More Going on Than the Previews Might Promise
Posted on: Feb 4, 2016, Source: Salon
George Clooney gets kidnapped, Channing Tatum sings and dances and Josh Brolin plays a studio exec -- as hero!
Insanity in Iowa: How the Warped Narrative of Winners and Losers Undermines Democracy
Posted on: Feb 3, 2016, Source: Salon
American-style democracy is deliberately vague process meant to obfuscate the machineries of politics and power.
Sarah Palin’s Feel-Bad Politics: The Dark Allure of Right-Wing Nihilism, Self-Pity and Curdled Nostalgia For a Once-Great America
Posted on: Jan 22, 2016, Source: Salon
The American right's rococo, self-devouring period reached its apex with Sarah Palin's deranged rant.
2015: The Year’s Best Movies, From a Classic Screen Romance to the Ghosts of Auschwitz to Delusional TV Stardom
Posted on: Jan 3, 2016, Source: Salon
Forget Kylo Ren! From "Carol" to the Panthers, from "Timbuktu" to "the iPhone movie," it was an amazing movie year.
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