Topic | Religious Right Wing

The Power of Thinking Small

The Power of Thinking Small

  Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead This quote is often repeated in order to remind us that, in the midst of an apathetic majority, a small minority of people can make big changes. Even major […]

How Transformation Became Reformation: The Religious Right and the Rest of Us

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The fight for same sex marriage rights has surfaced deep political divisions within the LGBT movement. On one side of the divide, marriage advocates say that winning marriage inclusion is just a step in a larger civil rights struggle. Meanwhile, marriage critics remind us that the movement that began with the Stonewall rebellion was a […]

The Right, The Election, And What’s Next

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A while back I wrote a post called “The Party of Lincoln.” In it, I said that the GOP, [has] become the instrument of power of a right wing movement bent on resetting the social, political, and economic clock in America to a time when women were marginalized, the rich were beyond accountability, and overt […]

Homophobia and Racism: How They Are Connected And Why People Of Color Should Care

The recent document dump of the anti-gay National Organization for Marriage (NOM) reveals their racist and homophobic strategy to divide the Democratic Party. Among other things, the docs state: “The strategic goal of this project is to drive a wedge between gays and Blacks—two key Democratic constituencies. Find, equip, energize and connect African American spokespeople […]