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Tim Kaine Shoots Down Trump's New Attacks in 10 Seconds on Colbert

"Hillary Clinton is a bigot," Trump shouted at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi on Wednesday. That couldn't be further from the truth, explained VP nominee Kaine on "The Late Show." Tim Kaine was really excited to join Stephen Colbert on "The Late Show" Thursday night. Show More Summary

How the Party of John McCain Became the Party of Donald Trump

One Saturday afternoon in June, a few thousand Donald Trump supporters wearing T-shirts with slogans such as "Italian Lives Matter" and "I'm the infidel Allah warned about" streamed into the Arizona State Fair Grounds in Phoenix, toShow More Summary

The Trump Files: Donald Couldn't Name Any of His "Handpicked" Trump U Professors

Until the election, we're bringing you "The Trump Files," a daily dose of telling episodes, strange-but-true stories, or curious scenes from the life of GOP nominee Donald Trump. "We're going to have professors and adjunct professors...Show More Summary

John Oliver Slams Charter Schools and His Critics Totally Miss the Point

The charter school movement is no fan of satire. Sometimes it takes a funnyman to make sense. Earlier this week, British comedian John Oliver devoted a “Back to School” segment on his HBO program “Last Week Tonight” to examining the rapidly growing charter school industry and what these schools are doing with our tax dollars. Show More Summary

Trump Says He Hired Lots of Women Executives. His Casino Records Say Otherwise.

When confronted with his very poor favorability numbers among female voters, Donald Trump has repeatedly bragged about the women he has hired at his companies, particularly in executive roles. "I've hired tremendous numbers of women," Trump said in an interview with conservative radio host Charlie Sykes in March. Show More Summary

Conservative Talk Show Host Pens Attack on Neil DeGrasse Tyson—Tyson Goes Supernova on Him

Neal Larson gets owned. Neal Larson is a conservative right-wing radio talk show personality and author. He’s been watching the Olympics and following via Twitter. He was enjoying himself, watching America beat the pants off of other...Show More Summary

Bernie's Next Revolution: New National Group to Launch To Promote Progressives

Sanders also will campaign for Clinton after Labor Day. Bernie Sanders returns to the political stage on Wednesday to try to do what no progressive has successfully done in decades—keep alive national grassroots momentum that led millions...Show More Summary

7 of the Less-Noted But Still Very Sexist Attacks on Hillary Clinton

It goes much deeper than the comments on her voice, clothing and hair. It's entirely reasonable to criticize Hillary Clinton. She's running for president of the United States, after all. If she's elected, she's going to be representing all U.S. Show More Summary

What Does It Mean When War Hawks Say, 'Never Trump'?

The enemies of my enemy may be war criminals. This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. Imagine that across the planet, back in the early months of 2003, millions of people marched in the streets of global cities and small towns,...Show More Summary

What Being a Feminist Actually Means, According to the Woman Who Inspired Beyoncé to Become One

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie did not come to play. This article was originally published at Revelist. Feminism is having a moment: Everyone from Barack Obama to Ivanka Trump is hopping on the bandwagon. While the rising profile of women's rights is great, it gets hard to separate the heart-felt feminists from the trendy ones. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Shuts Down Donald Trump's Conspiracy Theories About Her Health

Recently, Donald Trump has combined a popular right-wing conspiracy theory with good old-fashioned misogyny by questioning Hillary Clinton's "strength and stamina," insinuating that the 68-year-old former secretary of state is concealing...Show More Summary

I Spent Five Years With Some of Trump's Biggest Fans. Here's What They Won't Tell You.

In a framed photo of herself taken in 2007, Sharon Galicia stands, fresh-faced and beaming, beside first lady Laura Bush at a Washington, DC, luncheon, thrilled to be honored as an outstanding GOP volunteer. We are in her office in the...Show More Summary

5 Sick Right-Wing Moments This Week: Giuliani Suffers Brain Meltdown

The sickness appears to be spreading in camp Trump. For a brief and shining moment this week, someone else’s colossally offensive behavior stole the headlines from Donald Trump. Soon Ryan Lochte will disappear back into his airhead oblivion. Show More Summary

Videos Surface of a Death in Custody the LAPD Didn’t Want Released

Vachel Howard was arrested for driving under the influence. Hours later, he was dead. Here‘s what happened inside an LAPD jail. Early on the afternoon of June 4, 2012, Vachel Howard was handcuffed to a bench inside the Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Street Station Jail. Show More Summary

8 Reasons Why Ryan Lochte Is the Worst

"Jeah," no, sorry. Before he became known as the ultimate symbol of U.S. arrogance, white privilege, and the delusion of American exceptionalism, Ryan Lochte seemed like a relatively harmless dudebro who we all forgave for being a douche because he won swim races and has a very symmetrical face. Show More Summary

'We Tortured Some Kids': Parody Advert Unveils the Horrors at Australia's Child Detention Facilities (Video)

"Kids as young as ten are choked; stripped; left in solitary confinement for weeks." Last month, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Australia's public television and radio broadcaster, screened footage from the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre in Darwin, Northern Territory, on its Four Corners program. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Has the Swag of a Pro Wrestler: He'll Destroy Anything in His Path

The Oval Office is not a wrestling ring. Donald Trump has perfected the swagger and boast of a professional wrestler. While a guy like World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon is full of fake bluster and brashness for the sake of TV ratings, Donald Trump is the real McCoy: A reckless bully. Show More Summary

How the War on Drugs Makes People Eat Other People’s Faces After Stabbing Them to Death

If we don't want people using bizarre new synthetic drugs, maybe we should rethink drug prohibition. The news that 19-year-old Florida State University student Austin Harrouff stabbed two strangers to death, and then proceeded to bite chunks of a deceased victim’s face off, seems too bizarre to believe – unless you’ve heard of the drug flakka. Show More Summary

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