vaccines

Why isn’t the covid pandemic over? White supremacy

By John Stoehr / October 25, 2021 /

The common good isn’t common. It isn’t good. It’s the enemy.

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Vaccine holdouts are caving. Lesson for liberals? Respond to authoritarianism with force

By John Stoehr / September 29, 2021 /

They want to be told what to do.

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The biggest media bias that no one is talking about is obscuring a violent Republican crime wave that no one is talking about

By John Stoehr / September 20, 2021 /

A bias toward freedom of choice, instead of responsibility.

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To fight vaccine disinfo, first understand how anti-vaxxers coopt science to spread it

By Magdi Semrau / September 15, 2021 /

We should worry less about the ravings of anti-vaxxers obsessed with microchips, and more about the falsehoods that, enjoying a patina of scientific authority, are harder to identify and harder to correct. 

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We do not have a public health crisis. We have a crisis of law and order. No one is talking about it

By John Stoehr / September 14, 2021 /

Let’s not mince words about “freedoms.”

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Why should we trust GOP leaders and voters who reliably demonstrate their lawlessness?

By John Stoehr / September 13, 2021 /

They say they’ll quit en masse. They won’t. They say they won’t do what they’re told. They will. They will do what they’re told, then lie about it.

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With a mandate affecting 100 million workers, Biden becomes a good ‘law and order’ president

By John Stoehr / September 10, 2021 /

Putting an end to the lawlessness.

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For members of Team Horse Paste, the fear is crossing the line from ‘bold independent thinker’ to ‘utter crackpot’

By Lindsay Beyerstein / September 8, 2021 /

Grifters played on people’s hopes for a quick covid fix and their fear of vaccines, and now their fans are paying the price. 

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Lawlessness is a feature of the Republican Party, not a bug

By John Stoehr / September 3, 2021 /

The five most conservative justices, and their allies in state legislatures, have devised a model for using a procedure called the “shadow docket” to weaponize lawlessness against court precedents they don’t like.

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Will GOP voters go to war with corporations over new vaccine mandates? That would require personal sacrifice, though

By John Stoehr / August 26, 2021 /

They’ll obey, like good authoritarians.

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