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Jenny Pierson is AlterNet's assistant managing editor and assistant publisher.
Watch: Melissa McCarthy Slays It Again as Sean Spicer on SNL
Posted on: Feb 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet
Let the QVC spot for Ivanka Trump's products commence.
Don't Feed the Trolls: How Outrage Fuels Sickening Careers
Posted on: Feb 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet
The guy who wrote the book on trolling has some tough-to-swallow suggestions on combating the worst of it.
'Saturday Night Live' Tweaks a Certain Kind of Trump Protester in New Short
Posted on: Feb 10, 2017, Source: AlterNet
The video marks the sketch comedy show's Snapchat debut.
Children's Book Editor Lays Out Powerful Case Against Milo Yiannopoulos' Book—And Publishing Industry's Whiteness
Posted on: Feb 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet
Would such a book be published by a more diverse industry?
Robert Reich: Democrats Need to Stiffen Their Spines
Posted on: Feb 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet
The former secretary of labor has some fighting words for the opposition party.
Alec Baldwin Brutally and Hilariously Mocks Trump's Press Conference on SNL
Posted on: Jan 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet
The salacious details proved catnip for "Saturday Night Live."
Racist Troll Milo Yiannopoulos Lands a Lucrative Book Deal with Publisher in the U.S., But Company Won't Publish It in the UK
Posted on: Jan 4, 2017, Source: AlterNet
Simon & Schuster thinks America is ready for the racist's autobiography, but it’s not fit for publication in Brexiting UK.
Colbert Fed Up With Trump's Shirking of Blame for Russian Hacks
Posted on: Dec 17, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Trump has reached peak hypocrisy.
13 Top Theories for How Trump Won and Why Clinton Lost: What's Your Theory?
Posted on: Dec 1, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Everyone is still debating what happened.
SNL Pops Liberals' Bubble in Hilarious Sketch
Posted on: Nov 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Bring your "Bernie bucks" if you're ready to close yourself off from Trump's America.
Robert Reich Disappointed in Trump's 'Hamilton' Tweets
Posted on: Nov 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet
"The First Amendment is not some playground a president-elect can trample at will."
'Bigot,' 'Xenophobe,' 'Racism,' 'Misogyny' Top List of Merriam-Webster Dictionary's Most Popular Searches
Posted on: Nov 14, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Solving problems begins with defining them, but this is pretty literal.
Watch: Colbert Makes It Hilariously Clear He Won't Cave to Threats to Make 'Every Critic... Bow Down to President Trump'
Posted on: Nov 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet
"That went from zero to Nixon in no time flat."
AlterNet Comics: Marie-Shirine Yener on What to Do If You Witness Islamophobic Harassment
Posted on: Nov 10, 2016, Source: AlterNet
An illustrated guide to help victims of harassment.
Alec Baldwin Explains to R.E.M.'s Michael Stipe Why He Was Reluctant to Play Trump on SNL
Posted on: Nov 8, 2016, Source: AlterNet
An answer to a question many have wondered about.
9 Republican Women Attempt to Explain Why They (Still) Support Trump
Posted on: Nov 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Warning: While some answers shed light on the women's decision-making process, most will make your head explode.
Colbert Interviews the Congresswoman Who Led a Landmark Gender Equality Lawsuit Against Newsweek
Posted on: Oct 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Colbert introduces us to the real heroine behind TV series "Good Girls Revolt."
Brilliant New Aimee Mann Song on the Surprising Reason Trump May Have Started His Campaign
Posted on: Oct 21, 2016, Source: AlterNet
The singer-songwriter displays an impressive range of empathy while simultaneously bashing Trump.
R.E.M. Releases Song for the Election: 'World Leader Pretend' Burns Trump Hard
Posted on: Oct 19, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Part of a Dave Eggers-led campaign to use music against the Republican candidate.
Watch: Trump's Lies Get the 'Arrested Development' Treatment—and It Is Perfection
Posted on: Oct 18, 2016, Source: AlterNet
Has this election got you feeling a little "Bluth"? This video will cheer you up!
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