Stories by Paul Rosenberg

Paul H. Rosenberg is senior editor at Random Lengths News, a biweekly serving the Los Angeles harbor area. He runs the site Merge Left, a community of progressive thinkers free to submit their own content. subscribe to Paul Rosenberg's feed

Posted on: Apr 3, 2014, Source: Salon

According to parts of the Bible, the earth is both stationary and flat.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2014, Source: Salon.com

In their warped view of society, only the individual exists -- with no social relations, shared history and culture.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: Salon

I listened in to a recent conference call with conservative activists. What's their latest scheme?

Posted on: Jan 6, 2014, Source: Salon

By shifting the spectrum of debate, here's how America's rightward march has been normalized throughout history.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2013, Source: Salon

Actual research shows SNAP program promotes self-sufficiency, not a culture of dependence.

Posted on: May 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The air in Los Angeles is the cleanest it's been in decades, but it may be a matter of time before backsliding begins.

Posted on: Apr 7, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera English

The deeper lesson of the Iraq war is how America marginalises those who would save her, argues Rosenberg.

Posted on: Mar 22, 2013, Source: Al Jazeera

How rational problem-solving has ceased to be "serious" among US elites.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Feelings of disgust may be the key to saving the planet from global warming.

Posted on: Oct 22, 2012, Source: Al Jazeera

They've made out like bandits while Americans suffer. Yet a parade of some of the richest people in human history has recently formed to denounce President Obama for oppressing them.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Rightwing populism is an integral part of the conservative project, and it requires "outsider" figures of various sorts, no matter how wacky they may be.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Whatever disaster strikes, there's always an upside in religious rightland, always somebody to point the finger at with glee. Let's turn the tables.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Perry's endorsers are not just a random group of radical evangelists but part of a large and little-understood international religious movement.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2011, Source: Calitics

Posted on: May 29, 2011, Source: AlterNet

We should demand that the media cover the views of the majority.

Posted on: May 6, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Does extreme weather foretell the kind of climate that global warming is bringing us? Scientists say yes.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The entire story of America's 19th-century railroad boom was the exact opposite of what Rand's ideology imagines.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

The attempt to intimidate University of Wisconsin professor William Cronon fits a larger pattern of conservative attacks on academics.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2011, Source: Open Left

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Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: Open Left

Here's a quick run-down on what I see as six of the principle evils involved in this heinous act.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2009, Source: Open Left

An unwillingness to question authority dooms the conservative mindset to failure.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2009, Source: Open Left

The underreported overseas impact of free trade laws.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2009, Source: Open Left

Dear Republicans, Twitter is not Faux News.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2009, Source: Open Left

In a discussion with Bill Moyers, Jeremy Scahill gives credit to Obama for recognizing the existence of a problem.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2009, Source: Open Left

What do you call a traitor who is not just betraying their country, but their entire species?

Posted on: Feb 14, 2009, Source: Open Left

So many lies, so little time.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2009, Source: Open Left

According to a Gallup Poll, GOP plurality states have been reduced to a mere handful.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2008, Source: Open Left

The New York Times has a set of maps and charts that add some dramatic detail to the nature of Obama's victory.

Posted on: Oct 26, 2008, Source: Open Left

Conservatives are perfectly willing to embrace terrorism -- if it's the "right" kind of terrorism.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2008, Source: Open Left

The Dems have a large advantage in party identification and their image remains substantially more positive than the GOP's.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2008, Source: Bill Moyers Journal

From Bill Moyers Journal.

Posted on: Aug 3, 2008, Source: Open Left

The idea that 2008 might be a game-changer is gaining quite a bit of currency these days, but what does such a shift look like?

Posted on: Jul 28, 2008, Source: Open Left

The man who put away Manson pens <i>The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder</i>.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Signs pointing to an ever-more-likely landslide victory scenario for Democrats this November.

Posted on: Jan 6, 2008, Source: Open Left

Calling it "the only honorable course" for him to take, Former Senator George McGovern calls for impeachment in a Washington Post editorial.

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