Election 2016

A Republican PAC Is Now Running "Vote Against Trump" Attack Ads

The ad uses Trump's own descriptions of women against him, as women read quotes like “fat pig” and “bimbo.” Read more »

Trump is Treating the Election As His Own Terrible Reality TV Show

On The Apprentice, contestants were rewarded for bad behavior and putting profit over all. Now Trump brings those shady ethics to the campaign trail.  Read more »

As GOP Candidates Wave Christian Credentials, Bernie Sanders Doesn't Play Up His Judaism

We're supposed to have freedom of religion—but you wouldn't know that looking at the GOP candidates.  Read more »

With the Loss of Melissa Harris-Perry's Show, We Lose Important Representation

Her show was a place for crucial discussions around race and gender. Read more »

In This Election, More Than Ever, Our Reproductive Rights Are At Stake

Justice Scalia's death could have a big impact on a crucial abortion rights case.  Read more »

You Can Be a Feminist and Not Support Hillary Clinton

 The exciting thing in this election is that we *have* a choice.  Read more »

Five Ways Sexism Colors Public Perception of Hillary Clinton

Ah, yes, the hairstyle jokes.  Read more »

Backtalk: Super Bowl & Iowa Caucus

This week, we chat about why the Super Bowl may be worth watching (hint: Cam Newton). While Black athletes make up two-thirds of NFL players, Newton is only the sixth Black quarterback to make it all the way to the Super Bowl. Then, they get into why Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are... Read more »

Can Voters of Color Truly Get Excited About Bernie or Hillary?

Don't bank on people of color as shoo-in votes for Democrats. If they don't like a candidate, they won't turn out.  Read more »

More than Ever, Republicans Are Leaning on the Politics of Fear

A look at hateful campaign rhetoric.  Read more »

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