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Title At the Tea Party : the wing nuts, whack jobs and whitey-whiteness of the new Republican right-- and why we should take it seriously / edited by Laura Flanders
Published New York, NY : OR Books, [2010]
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Contents Behold the Becchanal! / Laura Flanders -- Dropping in on the Tea Party / Gary Younge -- Something new on the mall / Michael Tomasky -- 'On 9/11, I think they hit the wrong building' / Mike Madden -- Lobbyist money + right-wing extremists = Tea Party / David A. Love -- Mongrel politics and an American mind / JoAnn Wypijewski -- Texas hold 'em, Tea Party style / Bob Moser -- Labor and the Tea Parties / Laura Flanders, Ed Ott, and Michael Johns -- What's with the crying? / Laura Flanders, Alexander Zaitchik, and Rick Perlstein -- Putting the sheets on: the Tea Party shows its colors / Bill Fletcher Jr. -- Beck's incendiary angst is dangerously close to having a body count / Eric Boehlert -- White power USA / Laura Flanders, Rick Rowley, Chip Berlet, and Jonathan "J.D." Meadows -- Imagine: protest, insurgency, and the workings of white privilege / Tim Wise -- How Mormonism built Glenn Beck / Joanna Brooks -- Gun ownership: 'an obligation to God' / Sarah Posner and Julie Ingersoll -- Is this the birth of a nation? / Melissa Harris-Lacewell -- The mad Tea Party / Richard Kim -- Tea Partiers say slavery not race-related / Jule Ingersoll -- Progressives and 'bitter' white America / Kai Wright -- The pedagogy of shock (and grandiose lunacy) / Lisa Duggan -- Glenn Beck, America's historian laureate / Greg Grandin -- More poodle than panther: a review of Glenn Beck's 'The overton window' / Barry Eisler -- Beckonomics / Richard Wolff -- Republicans and the Tea Party of no / Arun Gupta -- Glenn Beck: out-organizing the organizers / Sally Kohn -- Tea Party tech / Deanna Zandt -- Sex and the GOP / Betsy Reed -- Is Sarah Palin porn? / Jack Hitt -- The Tea Party and the new right-wing Christian feminism / Ruth Rosen -- Last column about Sarah Palin--ever / Katha Pollitt -- The inevitable rise and quasi liberation of Nikki Haley / Sarah Jaffe -- Alaskans hate quitters / Shannyn Moore -- At last a citizen movement the corporate media can love / Peter Hart and Steve Rendell -- Glenn Beck and left-right confusion / Glenn Greenwald -- Glenn Beck's golden fleece: the right wing's paranoid pitch for overpriced gold / Stephanie Mencimer -- Falling for the ACORN hoax: the strange 'journalism' of James O'Keefe / Veronica Cassidy -- Apologies to the Beckster / W. Kamau Bell -- Tea Party in the Sonora: for the future of GOP governance, look to Arizona / Ken Silverstein -- Democrats: remember the ladies! / Rebecca Traister -- This country needs a few good communists / Chris Hedges -- Obama, the fallen messiah / Max Blumenthal -- Downhill from Greensboro: the left, 1960-2010 / Alexander Cockburn -- The U.S. social forum: the anti-Tea Party experience / Bill Fletcher Jr. -- Populism is not about mobs / Jim Hightower -- Fight the right: looking forward, looking back / Suzanne Pharr, Eric Ward, Tarso Ramos, Rachel Carroll, Marcy Westerling, and Scot Nakagawa
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Subject Conservatism -- United States.
Political culture -- United States.
Political psychology -- United States.
Radicalism -- United States.
Right and left (Political science) -- United States.
Tea Party movement.
United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Form Electronic book
Author Flanders, Laura.
ISBN 1935928228 (electronic bk.)
9781935928225 (electronic bk.)