Activists can wield power by targeting corporate sponsors of groups they don't like. But one group warns that such boycotts harm commerce and discourage companies and workers from getting involved in politics.
The first annual festival is advised by Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert.
Many Republicans are grousing about President Obama's appearance on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' and complaining that he's just trying to distract Americans from his policy failures.
Several high-profile parenting books have drawn the ire of planet momdom recently, as parents debate the merits of different parenting styles, from breastfeeding to co-sleeping to veganism. But Modern Parenthood reminds: don't judge a book by its cover.
The gender gap for the next election is daunting for Mitt Romney as President Obama leads the likely GOP nominee among women in major polls. With simply more women voters, can he overcome it between now and November?
Liberal watchdog group Media Matters are running anti-Rush Limbaugh ads in eight cities in an attempt to get stations to drop his show. This might be a battle Limbaugh is more comfortable fighting.
Warm spring weather can help convince Americans that global warming is happening and a problem. But scientists must change the way they talk about this subject. They must leave their ivory towers and learn to speak about climate change in a language that people understand.
Meghan McCain, daughter of Sen. John McCain, has been voicing opinions – on topics including Rush Limbaugh and the GOP presidential race – that many on the right might judge to be heresy.