Stories by Joshua Holland

Joshua Holland is Senior Digital Producer at, and host of Politics and Reality Radio. He's the author of The 15 Biggest Lies About the Economy. Drop him an email or follow him on Twitter.  subscribe to Joshua Holland's feed

Posted on: Sep 28, 2015, Source: The Nation

Since the very beginning, Islam has been part of the social fabric of this country.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2015, Source: Raw Story

'You simply can’t drink every time one of these guys says something silly,' said the Surgeon General.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2015, Source: AlterNet

The corporate Right obscured how they've rigged the "free market" so they always come out on top.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2015, Source: AlterNet

At least she put up a fight before succumbing to the imperatives of the real world.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

How can we rationally pursue our self-interests when we don't know what's going on?

Posted on: Dec 29, 2014, Source: AlterNet

All of the false narratives are intended to distract from the structural causes of poverty and inequality.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2014, Source:

We're spending more money on rent without a raise in our income.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2014, Source: Moyers & Company

Poverty? Jobs? Worker's rights? Reality has gone AWOL.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2014, Source:

Overall, the Democratic advantage is most pronounced among younger, unmarried women.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2014, Source: Bill Moyers

Wingnuts are hurling epithets at fleeing children, and media coverage of their plight is no less repugnant.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2014, Source:

“Republicans and Democrats are more divided along ideological lines than at any point in the last two decades."

Posted on: Jun 6, 2014, Source:

Hundreds of years of slavery and the American-style apartheid known as Jim Crow continue to hurt the economic prospects of African-American babies born today.

Posted on: Apr 18, 2014, Source: Moyers and Company

The right's freak out over the social safety net is nothing new.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2014, Source:

We might just find a silver lining to the dark clouds that McCutcheon and Citizens United represent.

Posted on: Mar 11, 2014, Source: Moyers & Company

Contrary to conservative myths, raising the minimum wage would boost the economy, benefit all workers, and won't hurt consumers.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2014, Source:

Union-busters mounted a coordinated campaign, even telling Tennesseans that the union wanted to take their guns.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2014, Source:

Many arrive at essentialist explanations of their affluence — that it’s due to their better genes, that they have a temperament that’s built for success, that they’re just the kind of people.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2013, Source:

America criminalizes acts that other countries view as civil violations.

Posted on: Nov 26, 2013, Source:

A new report discusses some of the techniques. They can be devious.

Posted on: Nov 25, 2013, Source:

Shining light on the murky world of private espionage.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2013, Source:

Workers are so bad off that they can't afford Thanksgiving dinner.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

If we paid the same amount for health care per person as other wealthy countries do, we’d have a balanced budget now and surpluses projected for the future.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2013, Source: Moyers & Company

Research suggests we may be a nation divided by different cognitive styles.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2013, Source: Moyers and Company

Loopholes have been with us since day one.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2013, Source:

And why increasing economic disparities will make it worse.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A small group of Americans is now sitting on more wealth than they could possibly know what to do with as growing numbers of ordinary families struggle.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A shocking tale of a police department gone haywire and a cop who paid a steep price for blowing the whistle.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2013, Source: AlterNet

What started out as a routine recruiting session went terribly wrong when students put recruiters on the spot.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A larger number of arrestees, poor and powerless, were caught in FBI "Threat Factory" stings.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Joe Muto gives a behind-the-scenes account of life at the cable news station.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

After two decades of downsizing government, we shouldn't be surprised that corporate spooks are surveilling us.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The CBO says the Senate immigration bill would lower the deficit by $900 billion over the next 20 years.

Posted on: May 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

We shouldn't just worry about older workers; their kids are hurting too.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It's not only fry chefs who are struggling to make ends meet.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Their reactionary bent is manifesting itself in legislatures across the country.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The House GOP has redistricted and propagandized itself into another country.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2013, Source: AlterNet

And other tales of legal corporate robbery.

Posted on: Mar 19, 2013, Source: AlterNet

How can we rationally pursue our self-interests when we don't know what's going on?

Posted on: Mar 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

On average, high earners have a very different idea of what makes a just society.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Paul's critique comes straight from the fetid fever swamps of the conspiratorial right.