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A tirade against mask-wearing reveals how people like Carlson have emptied popular conservatism of substance

Screenshot from Tucker Carlson’s show on Fox, 4/26/21


Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the highest court could spell bad news for LGBTQ equality, voting rights, and health care

Judge Amy Coney Barrett meets with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) (not seen) on October 1, 2020 in Washington, DC.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett meets with Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) (not seen) on October 1, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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The new moral minority could take some lessons from the old Moral Majority

Isolated hands holding megaphones in different poses.
Isolated hands holding megaphones in different poses.
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Conservatives enacted aggressive abortion restrictions in 2019, but a record number of states fought back

Demonstrators in support of Planned Parenthood hold a rally outside of the last clinic in St. Louis, Missouri on May 30, 2019. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images


Political scientist Melinda Cooper explains how neoliberals and social conservatives have found common ground

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Conservative PACs desperately trying to get more Republican women elected have their work cut out for them

Donald Trump holds a Cabinet meeting at the White House on January 2, 2019. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty


Jessica Valenti

In a time of emboldened racism, schools — and everyone else — must take a stand

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