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Trump is a caricature of a presidential candidate created by the right.
If anything, Salon is needed today more than ever, because a dangerous form of group think has overtaken progressive politics. Once progressives are afraid to challenge even the most powerful Democrats, it won't be long before both parties merge into one; altering our democracy forever.
While the unexpected success of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders has garnered much attention, the bigger question is: How have voter disapproval and contempt translated into success for all four candidates? Is dislike the new political currency of politics?
As with most things, this is a far more complicated issue than saying there is one primary cause or collection of causes
Should we be forced to parent as if we're on reality TV? Should our decisions and protectiveness of our children come down to what others will think or do, rather than what makes sense for our family or our child?
There is no place for fiction in the not-for-profit world.
Maybe the tools of quickfire social media outrage really do ensure that the guilty no longer go unpunished for their crimes. But is there a cost for that?
Due to a common writing misstep, Gary Kamiya, a highly experienced writer and editor, found himself with only six months to write a 385-page book. The book is a love song in 49 chapters to his home town.
For the past seven years, people have continued to flock to A&F stores, even though the largest size for women's jeans is a 10 and there are no XL or XXL sizes for women on the shelves. Who is to blame? In part, we are.
Was ABC News used by someone with an ax to grind against the State Department? It looks possible. A key email in its "scoop
Dan Chaon was recently taken to task in Salon for suggesting that young writers read literary fiction. Why? Because it's "terrible." But Chaon wasn't recommending that young writers read only literary fiction. His advice was actually more specific than that.
We're never going to get rid of all sexual assault in the military any more than we can get rid of it in civilian life. As long as it's out here, it's going to be in there. But the military is a controlled environment and your behavior is watched and dictated.
If you and your mate haven't included pornography in your sexual arsenal, there's no time like the present. After all, couples that play together, stay together.
Even though Democrats received 1.5 million more votes than Republicans nationwide, they still lost the House of Representatives
Some inspiring news for these often dark times: A group of young activists is making headlines for their fight against debt
Kirsten Haglund was thrust into the spotlight when she won the 2008 Miss America crown in front of more than 19 million viewers
Why are all of the women on “Louie” crazy? Over the course of its critically acclaimed third season, "Louie" has brought
Before I saw “Bachelorette,” the relatively new comedy starring Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Isla Fisher as three coke
As a scientist who studies sex, and as a sex educator (I teach college-level human sexuality classes at Indiana University