Stories by Chauncey DeVega

Chauncey DeVega is a politics staff writer for Salon. His essays can also be found at He also hosts a weekly podcast, The Chauncey DeVega Show. Chauncey can be followed on Twitter and Facebook. subscribe to Chauncey DeVega's feed

Posted on: Apr 26, 2017, Source: Salon

ABC News poll suggests that if we ran the election all over again, Trump would still win—by more. What gives?

Posted on: Apr 23, 2017, Source: Salon

Author of a new book on Trump's rise says we face "something so dark, so real, so evil" with no clear precedent.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2017, Source: Salon

Remember when Trump promised to "take care" of African-Americans? Sessions is now in charge of carrying that out.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2017, Source: Salon

A new essay in New York Magazine exposes conservatism's deep-seated bigoted assumptions.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2017, Source: Salon

How the stonewalling Trumpites force Americans and the media to interpret obscure acts to figure out what is going on.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2017, Source: Salon

Experiment author Stanford Psychologist Philip Zimbardo has a lot to say.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2017, Source: Salon

White progressives have a tough time confronting racism—as Bernie Sanders, a hero in many ways, has made clear.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2017, Source: Salon

"Deaths of despair" soar among whites, and it's a national crisis. Why didn't we care about black and brown death?

Posted on: Mar 23, 2017, Source: Salon

Paul Ryan has dreamed of slashing Medicaid since his keg-party days—and that blithe hostility is widespread.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2017, Source: Salon

There's a big spike in hate crimes warns the Southern Poverty Law Center, and Trump is the cause.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2017, Source: Salon

Any correlation between Trump's rhetoric and the hate crime in Kansas is "absurd," White House says. Really?

Posted on: Feb 26, 2017, Source: Salon

A month in, the bill keeps adding up: Trump voters backed an unqualified demagogue, and the price will be painful.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2017, Source: Salon

More white Obama voters switched to third-party candidates than voted for Trump, yet the media won't let it go.

Posted on: Feb 20, 2017, Source: Salon

Trump didn't "remake the electorate," argues leading Democratic pollster. Instead, Hillary and her party blew it.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2017, Source: Salon

There is a gallery of Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller, Michael “Decius” Anton. Who is next?

Posted on: Feb 7, 2017, Source: Salon

Neo-Nazis, Klansmen and other hate groups always suspected Trump was their guy, and now they're sure of it.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2017, Source: Salon

Leaving the Jews out of a Holocaust remembrance and claiming 'All Lives Matter' are on the same continuum.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2017, Source: Salon

It finally happened here—but there's still time to save the best of our country.

Posted on: Jan 20, 2017, Source: Salon

Our new president's supporters are likely to suffer from his regressive policies. I have no compassion for them.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2017, Source: Salon

Right-wingers who claim that principled opposition to Trump is "deranged" are avoiding America's true insanity.