Stories by Chauncey DeVega

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Posted on: Jan 20, 2017, Source: Salon

Our new president's supporters are likely to suffer from his regressive policies. I have no compassion for them.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Right-wingers who claim that principled opposition to Trump is "deranged" are avoiding America's true insanity.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Some Trump voters may well feel traumatized by historic and economic change. But that's no reason to forgive them.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017, Source: Salon

Donald Trump was supported by white voters across all demographic boundaries. Can we stop coddling some of them?

Posted on: Dec 22, 2016, Source: Salon

There's a word for someone who colludes with a foreign power to subvert democracy and overthrow political norms.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2016, Source: Salon

Yes, young people are more liberal—but new data on white racism suggests Democrats shouldn't be too confident.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2016, Source: Salon

Part of the Electoral College's original purpose was to protect slave-state power. Will it redeem its history now?

Posted on: Dec 11, 2016, Source: Salon

Stories of love in a season of hate: Two of 2016's best films offer a potent counternarrative to the rise of Trump.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2016, Source: Salon

Clear video evidence in the Walter Scott shooting wasn't enough; for black Americans this travesty is nothing new.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: Salon

Those who elected Trump want to undo progress and harm black and brown people. Who cares what's in their hearts?

Posted on: Dec 6, 2016, Source: Salon

In an interview, the CNN commentator says dialogue is still possible—and that liberal elitism really did enable Trump.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2016, Source: Salon

The mainstream media has been complicit in a dangerous rebranding of Trump, his associates and their views.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2016, Source: Salon

Charges of manslaughter for officer Jeronimo Yanez are just the first step on a long road toward justice.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2016, Source: Salon

Many of you who voted for Trump reject the term "racism"—but it's clear you don't truly understand it.

Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source: Salon

Those in shock over the outcome grievously underestimated the power of the hateful forces underlying Trumpism

Posted on: Nov 4, 2016, Source: Salon

Sean Hannity & Co. will not abandon the upside-down zone of disinformation, which the mainstream media amplifies.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2016, Source: Salon

Two policemen murdered in Iowa, allegedly by a white man. Where's the outrage over white men killing cops?

Posted on: Oct 28, 2016, Source: Salon

Yes, we can welcome Trump followers back into the mainstream politics and civilized society. But should we?

Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: Salon

The three white men planned to unleash a killing spree and to bomb a house of worship—what should we call them?

Posted on: Oct 14, 2016, Source: Salon

The corporate news media and Republican Party bear responsibility for the hateful madness Trump unleashed.