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Wal-Mart could not care less: Capitalism, the Confederate flag and the steep cost of racism

Several retailers have pulled their Confederate merch after Charleston. Their motivations are anything but noble

Sean Hannity, very bad critic: Fox News, Sony, Sarah Palin pal help hit movie prey on the gullible

"Heaven Is for Real" is lame "heaven tourism," a "divine travelogue for dummies." But not to Sean Hannity!

Charleston exposes ugliest truth of our time: Our society places little value on black life

Let's harness the sadness, outrage and feelings of unity, and use that energy to force more than symbolic action

Bobby Jindal, cynical charlatan: How a one-time GOP star turned into another scheming religious wingnut

The Rhodes scholar seemed likely to run for president on policy. Instead, he's pushing religion and intolerance

Violence is contagious: Stopping its transmission became the mission of the man who’d fought TB and cholera in Somalia

Gary Slutkin figured out that violence spread like infectious disease. Here's what he's doing to "interrupt" it

Dark matter may be even darker than originally thought

A radical new theory helps shed light on one of the biggest mysteries in science today

I never thought I’d see the day

When I came out to my mother, I was paralyzed by suicidal ideation. I've come a long way -- and so has my country

Dawes: You’ve always got to find ways to keep it interesting

The folk-rock band on their newest album, touring and the strange alchemy of the recording process

America is changing, and marriage equality is a huge victory — but we need to go so much further

It wasn't judges or politicians who made this breakthrough happen -- it was the people. Now we must demand more

America’s water crisis is so much bigger than California

The American West is in grave peril, thanks in small part to gross mismanagement of the Colorado River basin

Viral rewind: Joe Biden’s “smartass” quip earned him some conservative heat

Biden's custard shop visit was about getting media coverage painting him as a down-to-earth guy -- no luck there

Rush Limbaugh’s anti-Pope freakout proves that he needs a crash course in reading comprehension

In the span of a few words, Limbaugh smears atheists, ignores science and appears to struggle with simple metaphors

The wingnuts aren’t going anywhere: Why the Obamacare fight is far from over

The Supreme Court may have upheld the ACA, but new challenges for Obama's signature legislation await

Why America needs to reject the Charleston massacre’s dangerous narrative of forgiveness

Well-intended forgiveness has been seized on by the media and those in power as an excuse to ignore white supremacy

They’re still fighting the Civil War — and still lying about the Confederate flag

The Confederate flag is a symbol of white power, period. No symbolic compromises in South Carolina will change that

Let’s all laugh at the Weekly Standard’s lame same-sex marriage tweet

Hidden in their sad attempt at a right-wing meme, a joke they probably didn't intend

“Gone with the Wind” must stay: Why banning the racist film solves nothing

In the wake of hate crimes like the Charleston shootings, we must confront our history -- not look the other way

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