Has the incivility and outright hostility finally wound down, or is it just getting started?Read More
In the latest RD bloggingheads.tv, the answer appears to be no.
The tea partiers disparage liberalism while anti-abortion activists claim to follow the civil rights movement.Read More
Claims Tea Party has some lessons to learn from religious right political organizing and “Christian nation” ideology.Read More
We are in the midst of one of the most significant right-wing populist rebellions in US history as illustrated by the Tea Party and Patriot movements. Will religious and progressive activists provide a voice and outlet for populist fear and anger or will these dispossessed voices find a home among the potentially violent elements of the far right?Read More
Despite resorting to demonization and dated paradigms, Max Blumenthal’s muckraking first book traces the fascinating history of the religious right and its web of gothic and aggressive conspiracy theories—making a convincing case that the Republican Party has been “shattered” by a right-wing religious movement.Read More
Judging by this past weekend’s marquee event on the conservative calendar, the center of gravity is moving from religious right to Tea Partiers, from homosexuality to taxes. A closer look, however, reveals the growing symbiosis between the two.Read More