Chauncey DeVega, Salon.com

Chauncey DeVega

Salon.com

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent:
  • Salon.com
  • AlterNet
Past:
  • Greg Palast
  • HNN
  • Unapologetic Body

Recent articles by Chauncey:

Media suddenly shifts its tone on Trump — but that's not courage, it's cowardice

After the Capitol assault and impeachment 2.0, mainstream media turns on Trump: Way too little and way too late → Read More

Dr. Lance Dodes warns we aren't rid of Trump yet: He "will continue to have no conscience"

Former Harvard professor cautions that as a wounded, battered, isolated loser, Trump is "even more dangerous" → Read More

Attack on Capitol was a victory for white supremacy — can Joe Biden rise to the challenge?

White privilege blinded many Americans to the danger — and white supremacists struck a blow against democracy → Read More

America the undead: Trump's mob attacked a democracy already weakened by his war on reality

What do you see when you look — really look — at the images of pro-Trump fascist goons trashing the Capitol? → Read More

Dr. John Gartner on Trump and terrorism: "If he can't be president, he will make his force felt"

Former Johns Hopkins professor forecasts "violence in the streets of Washington" — in an interview last week → Read More

Trump's latest crime "shocks" the media: His niece, Mary Trump, is not surprised

Mary Trump on her uncle's desperate attempt to escape being a "loser": It's a "uniquely terrifying situation" → Read More

"Star Wars" insider Bill Slavicsek on how "The Mandalorian" has redeemed the universe

Longtime game developer on "playing in George Lucas' driveway" and how "The Mandalorian" has rescued "Star Wars" → Read More

Top 10 reasons why making year-end lists won't save America

List-making is a way to assert control in the face of uncertainty. But in 2021, America faces more difficult tasks → Read More

Biographer Michael D'Antonio on the most "subversive and traitorous federal official" in history

Author of "The Truth About Trump" on his last-ditch coup — and his future as cult leader and theme-park impresario → Read More

Historian Anthony Harkins on the real story of white poverty and "Hillbilly Elegy"

Editor of "Appalachian Reckoning" on why J.D. Vance's simplistic tale of uplift became a national phenomenon → Read More

The coup and the grift: Understanding Trump's evil endgame

Trump's cash grab is important, and so is his effort to hang onto power. But neither of those is the ultimate point → Read More

Nothing to see here: Why media keeps downplaying Trump's coup attempt

Trump's cabal of desperate conspirators is more dangerous than ever, but mainstream media tells us to move on → Read More

Mental health expert explains how to survive the ongoing emotional abuse of the Trump era

Donald Trump has been abusing the American people for at least four years. The abuse is physical, through Trump and his administration's willfully negligent response to the coronavirus pandemic, which has now killed more than 300,000 Americans. In addition, Trump has encouraged political violence ag... → Read More

Dr. Seth Norrholm: How to survive the physical, financial and emotional abuse of the Trump era

Yes, he's made us crazy: PTSD expert says it's "the most dangerous time" in our "abusive relationship" with Trump → Read More

Donald Trump's herd immunity: Who's the real "enemy of the people"?

It's clearer than ever that Trump was happy to see people die. His assault on public health can't be forgotten → Read More

Richard Painter: Trump is an "incompetent dictator" — but a "shrewder" plot might have worked

Former George W. Bush lawyer on what became of his former party, and the threat of a "successful coup" next time → Read More

Yes, Trump will leave office — but his seditious secession movement isn't going away

Trump is doomed, and ultimately so is his movement. But they may be willing to destroy America on their way down → Read More

Dr. Lance Dodes: Trump is "delusional at the core," will live in "fantasyland till the day he dies"

Former Harvard psychiatrist on Trump's "emptiness inside" and the deepening paranoia of his last days in power → Read More

Wajahat Ali on reaching out to Trumpers: "White supremacy is a terrible drug"

Trump's core supporters have been "radicalized" against democracy, says Ali. Winning them back is a lost cause → Read More

America in 2020: Heard the one about the Jewish doctor, the Black nurse and the Nazi patient?

It sounds like the setup for a joke: But America's moral crisis in the last winter of the Trump era isn't funny → Read More