Chauncey DeVega, Salon.com

Chauncey DeVega

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Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent:
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  • AlterNet
Past:
  • HNN
  • Unapologetic Body

Recent articles by Chauncey:

Ibram X. Kendi on "How to Be an Antiracist": Racism and capitalism "will ultimately die together"

Author of new bestseller on America's second most racist president (guess!) and turning the tide of history → Read More

‘Joker’: A harsh indictment of neoliberalism and gangster capitalism – A

Why are many critics reacting so negatively to Todd Phillips' "Joker"? Maybe because they can't handle the truth. → Read More

"Joker": A harsh indictment of neoliberalism and gangster capitalism

Why are many critics reacting so negatively to Todd Phillips' "Joker"? Maybe because they can't handle the truth → Read More

Mike Pence's not-so-secret plan: "He's focused on the White House" — but how soon?

Reporter Tom LoBianco on his political biography of the secretive veep: Christian nationalist or political schemer? → Read More

Dr. Justin Frank on Trump's whistleblower panic: "He is a frightened child" driven by envy and fear

Author of "Trump on the Couch" on the president's deepest fears, and how his traumatic childhood endangers us all → Read More

Impeachment and emotional whiplash: Can Americans rise up in hope and courage?

Fear is only natural: Trump has escaped before. But the tide is turning — and the hope you feel is important → Read More

The wages of cruelty: Tormented by impeachment, Trump torments the weakest

As he feels ever more cornered, the president reveals himself, threatening to intern homeless people in camps → Read More

Former George W. Bush lawyer Richard Painter: Trump is "a lot worse than Nixon"

Richard Painter, a White House ethics lawyer under Bush, says Trump must be impeached — and Bill Barr with him → Read More

Philosopher Susan Neiman says Trump is evil — and she literally wrote the book

Holocaust expert: Yes, those are concentration camps — and though Trump is not Hitler, the danger is all too real → Read More

Donald Trump and game theory: Expert says no brilliant 3-D chess is involved

NYU game-theory scholar Steven Brams says Trump's unpredictability would work better in poker than in politics → Read More

Donald Trump, king of chaos: New research on right-wing psychology points toward big trouble ahead

Trump's supporters want chaos and destruction. When their bad drug high finally wears off, it won't be pretty → Read More

Creator of Stanford Prison Experiment on Trump's camps: It's how Nazi guards behaved

Philip Zimbardo, whose work explored the psychology of cruelty: America under Trump is a "nightmare situation" → Read More

Welcome to "Kochland": We all live in the brothers' libertarian utopia

Reporter Christopher Leonard on his "secret history" of the Koch brothers' empire, and the world they created → Read More

Lt. Joe Kenda of "Homicide Hunter": "I never pulled the trigger because I never had to

Legendary homicide detective on the end of his hit show and how he solved all those crimes without killing anyone → Read More

Cruelty is Trump’s guiding principle — but Democrats can use it to defeat him – A

It is possible to hurt a person without ever meeting them. Donald Trump and his regime have done that millions of times in the almost three years he has been president of the United States. Cruelty, especially against nonwhite people, is one of the Trump regime’s guiding principles. Trump, his su → Read More

Cruelty is Trump's guiding principle — but Democrats can use it to defeat him

Trump's advisers believe their cruelty toward vulnerable people is a strength. But it's a massive moral weakness → Read More

Patriotism, truth and fascism: Donald Trump is creating a subjective reality

New White House press secretary claims that Trump never lies. Yes, because he is altering the fabric of reality → Read More

As billionaires prep for the apocalyptic "Event," what happens to everyone else?

Salon talks to Rob Sheridan about "High Level," his DC comic about income inequality and the post-apocalypse → Read More

How Pat Robertson's Christian TV empire created a "shadow government" — and led to Donald Trump

Former Christian broadcaster Terry Heaton on how "The 700 Club" pushed the Republican Party toward Donald Trump → Read More

Trump's words of warning: "I always find a way to win." Take him seriously

We're nearing a crucial election and Trump's poll numbers are dreadful. So why does he sound so confident? → Read More