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Posted on: Mar 3, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Americans flip out over the strangest things. The latest in AlterNet's Fear in America series.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The late-night comedian eviscerates our political leaders for their lack of action.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Don't believe the hype! Rampant inequality is a choice.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Plus, Senator Inhofe says a snowball disproves climate change!

Posted on: Feb 27, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"The Greek government didn’t succumb to the bum’s rush, and that in itself is a kind of victory."

Posted on: Feb 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

And plenty more where those came from.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Late night host suggests we should reserve our greatest outrage for people who lie to get us into wars.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

See if you don't weep like Oyelowo and Oprah!

Posted on: Feb 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Supposedly "very serious people" keep diverting attention away from the real problem.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Someone please get Donald Trump's twin a pinwheel hat!

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Plus, plenty of drones for the kids!

Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Getting things epically wrong and denying reality gains you points in today's GOP.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

#JobsForJonStewart started trending hours after the comedian announced he would leave the Daily Show.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Wait, what?

Posted on: Feb 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"Pharmaceutical money: Ask your doctor if his taking it is right for you."

Posted on: Feb 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Misunderstanding debt has brought Europe's economy to its knees.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Plus, don't forget those silver linings of rape!

Posted on: Feb 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Greece and especially Germany are playing a perilous game of chicken.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It turns out the everyman NJ Gov has a a taste for the high life.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"We are run by children."

Posted on: Feb 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

One officer allegedly pointed a gun at her. The other held her down with his knee.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Obama's new budget focuses on the here and now. That is precisely what is needed.

Posted on: Jan 31, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Wingnut conservatives are turning on one another and eating their young!

Posted on: Jan 30, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"The NFL, worried about the wrong sh*t since 1920."

Posted on: Jan 29, 2015, Source: AlterNet

It's not as if huge sums of money have ever distorted the political process before.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The famed professor draws a disturbing parallel between "Sniper" and our "global assassination program."

Posted on: Jan 26, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Greece has a new leader who should completely ignore the fiscal scolds.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

No wonder Obama is strutting his stuff.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2015, Source: AlterNet

1700 private jets were flown to a conference discussing climate change and inequality.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"How many f*cking people are there at this tea party?"

Posted on: Jan 21, 2015, Source: AlterNet

New research suggests the midlife crisis and getting happier in your 50s might be biological.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Islamophobes, fat-shamers and 'American Sniper' fans tweeted out their bile.

Posted on: Jan 19, 2015, Source: AlterNet

What's behind this rabid denial of facts and evidence?

Posted on: Jan 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Turns out even Rupert Murdoch can be shamed.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"How do you know the fetus is innocent?"

Posted on: Jan 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"Violence and killing are the consequences of this hateful programming . . . And looks who profits."

Posted on: Jan 15, 2015, Source: AlterNet

"Let sh*tty people say sh*tty things."

Posted on: Jan 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

And where was the U.S.?

Posted on: Jan 12, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Republicans supposedly care about jobs, except they don't.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Plus Phyllis Schlafly's crazy campus rape solution.

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