At the end of the day, it is simply impossible to argue that this is a struggle between secularism and faith. Rather, it’s a struggle about what kind of faith we North Carolinians want to live.
Maybe the question isn’t really: “Does government investigation have a rightwing bias?” Perhaps we should instead be asking, “Should the government be investigating today’s almost uniformly non-violent leftwing movements at all?”
Politicians and activists beware – the viral video may be your friend for a moment, but its impact dissolves once the next big scandal comes along.
Why are we discussing Invisible Children’s films in terms like “criticism” and not “fraud”?
Last night made it clear that, even if Romney remains the frontrunner, we will need to start thinking about the possibility that Santorum could secure the nomination.
It isn’t unusual for corrupt leaders to exploit vulnerable minorities to obscure their own incompetence and inefficacy. As long as it serves his interests, Museveni is not above stoking anti-LGBT hatreds in his country.
How can we possibly think of “democracy” when its loudest proponents have long worked to undermine democracy elsewhere?
The world is not now – and has never been – a static entity. Things change, and countries must learn to adapt to these changes. So whether or not the media is convinced that we all find international affairs “boring,” we have no choice but to learn.
Unlike the fantastical claims leveled at the President, those against Paul are sound. His connections to white nationalism are well-established and easy to prove. But for the Right, Obama is still the “Nazi” and Paul the “moderate.”
Egyptians toppled a dictator, but they did not topple a regime. They may ultimately prevail, but it isn’t going to be a matter of quick and seamless transition. The revolution is not over.