Stories by Chauncey DeVega

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Posted on: Aug 14, 2017, Source: Salon

White people genuinely believe they are oppressed in American society, a deeply dangerous delusion.

Posted on: Aug 10, 2017, Source: Salon

New research indicates both groups share a similar contempt for the poor.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2017, Source: Salon

Head of 1.6 million-member union on the Trump right's "double whammy": they hate public education and hate labor.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2017, Source: Salon

Evangelicals have been eager to look past Trump's vulgarity and immorality—there are deeper things that bind them.

Posted on: Aug 4, 2017, Source: Salon

It makes no difference he's a brute. The president shares the Christian right's basic values.

Posted on: Aug 2, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump reportedly dictated his son's false statement about the Russia meeting—but claims he has nothing to hide.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump’s supporters worship him as though he were their personal road to salvation and happiness.

Posted on: Jul 21, 2017, Source: Salon

There are 12 words on the record that make the treason case against Donald Trump Jr.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's most loyal supporters are cult-like; reason cannot defeat them.

Posted on: Jul 13, 2017, Source: Salon

These are important revelations—but they won't sway Trump's base, and may only worsen our national crisis.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump's Twitter abuse of Mika Brzezinski was just daily outrage fodder—and as usual we all took the bait.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2017, Source: Salon

Millions of Americans will be forced into bankruptcy and destitution.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2017, Source: Salon

Author of "Dear White America" says Donald Trump is a painkiller for white people's anguish—but it won't work.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2017, Source: Salon

Our president's cultlike craving for constant worship and validation has become the new normal. How do we escape?

Posted on: Jun 15, 2017, Source: Salon

Even after Trump's rise and an epidemic of right-wing violence, the GOP twists a tragedy to its own purposes.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2017, Source: Salon

Comey couldn't bring us back to health in one day—but it helped.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2017, Source: Salon

Corporate news media blames the working class. We shouldn't be surprised.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump’s detractors are keen to jump on his gaffes to enjoy a moment of liberal schadenfreude, as they signal their superiority. It is not helping.

Posted on: May 27, 2017, Source: Salon

Yes, Islamist extremism is a worldwide threat. But we're less eager to talk about domestic hate crimes as terror.

Posted on: May 26, 2017, Source: Salon

"Malignant reality is taking hold" in American politics, says psychiatrist Bandy Lee, who held a conference on Trump's mental health.