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Andrew O'Hehir is a senior writer for Salon.
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.
Michael Moore on Why America 'Needs a Little Time in the Timeout Room,' and Whether Hillary Will Start a War
Posted on: Dec 28, 2015, Source: Salon
Michael Moore talks Trump and terrorism, Sanders and socialism, Hillary and war.
'Carol' Isn’t Just a 'Lesbian Movie': Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara’s ’50s Love Story Is a Classic American Romance
Posted on: Nov 26, 2015, Source: Salon
There's a message in Todd Haynes' luminous masterpiece: Love hurts, and it keeps us alive
Every GOP Candidate Subscribes to Same Worldview As Isis
Posted on: Nov 22, 2015, Source: Salon
Terrorists and the far right both see democracy as a decadent failure; at least ISIS admits they want to destroy it.
Benghazi, Joe McCarthy and the Witch Trials: The Dark Undercurrent of Trey Gowdy's Hearings
Posted on: Oct 26, 2015, Source: Salon
Sure, Hillary trounced those clowns. But Benghazi true believers will fight on to save America—or destroy it.
The Republican Suicide Ballad: The Party That Can’t Govern, and the Country That Hates Its Guts
Posted on: Oct 11, 2015, Source: Salon
The zombie party that cheated its way to power faces chaos, ruin and universal loathing. Now comes the bad part.
The Fundamentalist Mormon Sect That Blends Polygamy, Child Rape and Organized Crime
Posted on: Sep 20, 2015, Source: Salon
You might remember the sordid tale of prophet-rapist Warren Jeffs, but you don't know about his vast crime empire.
Trump, Sanders and Tribalism: Why the Donald’s Dark Allure Goes Deeper Than Racism and Xenophobia
Posted on: Sep 13, 2015, Source: Salon
Behind the hateful rhetoric and paranoid fantasies, Trump conjures up the violent darkness of human history.
The Mind-Bending Koch Master Plan Behind the GOP Clown Show
Posted on: Aug 8, 2015, Source: Salon
Inside the Koch brothers' secret plan to absorb Trump's ogre DNA, alter reality and attack Hillary from the left.
The Evil Behind Cosby And Polanski: Can We Overcome Our Long, Painful History Of Rape And Power?
Posted on: Aug 2, 2015, Source: Salon
Can the cycle be broken?
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