Does the Road to Prison Reform Wind Through the Right Wing?

Things have moved slowly on Capitol Hill. Now, NAACP says conservative allies may speed things up.

From ACORN to NPR: We Rate O'Keefe's Fake, Sadly Effective Stings

No matter how badly he bungles it, his so-called journalism keeps getting the smear-job done.

Who Wants to Turn the Camera Back on James O'Keefe?

Reader suggests somebody sting these rightwing smear-operatives, too.

American and European Right Unite in Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

The troubling themes of the midterm elections echo around the Western world.

Alternet Breaks Down the Workings of "Tea Party Inc."

It’s a lot to digest, but it’s all there if you look. This is no grassroots movement.

The Attempted Mass Murderer Glenn Beck Inspired

California shooter tells Media Matters Beck was his “schoolteacher on TV.”

Media Matters Rounds Up Glenn Beck's Most Racist Moments

Low moments in Beck’s effort to “reclaim” the civil rights movement.

Caller Hangs Up On Dr. Laura's Apology

Talk show host’s apology falls on deaf ears.

Rinku Sen on Fox News: Mosque Mania's Really About National Identity

Colorlines’ publisher spars with the Fox News folks on the Cordoba House.

Sherrod Shakes Her Fist at Breitbart--and Hugs the NAACP

She calls Brietbart “some Tea Party agitator,” but says let’s put the NAACP’s flub “behind us.”

Dr. Laura's Racism Goes Way Past the N-Word

Another conservative gabber gets attention by getting offensive. The real problem’s deeper than the words.

How Breitbart Won -- and Why We Must Rethink "Racism"

The lesson of Shirley Sherrod is we must stop talking about racism as a personality problem.