Stories by Amanda Marcotte

Amanda Marcotte is a politics writer for Salon. She's on Twitter @AmandaMarcotte.  subscribe to Amanda Marcotte's feed

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017, Source: Salon

With the trophy-hunting Trumps in power, the Endangered Species Act is under attack from anti-environmental zealots.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2017, Source: Salon

Republicans hide a rollback on the regulation of gun silencers inside an otherwise innocuous federal lands bill.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Religious homophobia is driving away young people, but evangelical leaders double down on anti-LGBT bigotry

Posted on: Sep 6, 2017, Source: Salon

Jeff Sessions claims DACA recipients are prone to crime. It's a bald-faced lie.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2017, Source: Salon

Salon talks to author Fiona Helmsley about the role masculinity can play in fueling hateful acts.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2017, Source: Salon

It's not an accident that Tucker Carlson is a longtime favorite of the alt-right.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2017, Source: Salon

The world of online anti-feminism has become a gateway to white supremacy.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2017, Source: Salon

Direct confrontation with alt-right goons is a bad idea.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Fake news: Conservatives love to share it, liberals love to hate it and social media companies rake in the cash.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's EPA chief tries to dodge regulations, but activists—and courts—are working to hold him accountable.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017, Source: Salon

The Browder testimony points to real collusion, but it's hard to see in the swamp of fake news.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2017, Source: Salon

The sad story of Charlie Gard shows there's no limit to right-wing political vampirism.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2017, Source: Salon

Being the liberal hate object on Fox News only helps advance the far right's agenda. Thanks, but I'll pass.

Posted on: Jul 8, 2017, Source: Salon

After two years of flirting with overt white nationalism, Trump jumps the alt-right shark in his Warsaw speech.

Posted on: Jul 7, 2017, Source: Salon

In the fine print, GOP bill guts coverage of "essential health care benefits," with devastating consequences.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: Salon

Mitch McConnell's gruesome health care scam exposes the anti-democratic character of the GOP.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: Salon

Psychological research shows people are too tribal and afraid to admit they were wrong to regret their votes.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2017, Source: Salon

Guns are largely marketed to right-wing male power fantasies, but this latest tragedy shows that no one is immune.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2017, Source: Salon

Much of what Donald Trump does is fueled by the desire to uproot or undo Barack Obama's legacy.

Posted on: May 25, 2017, Source: Salon

Federal spending on health care and food stimulates the economy — and losing those dollars will hurt most Americans.