By Zachary Stieber Epoch Times An investigator with the House of Representatives’ select committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol breach has admitted privately that the panel erroneously asserted a former New York City police commissioner was in Washington on Jan. 5, but the assertion remains on the […]
The Intercept Rittenhouse being acquitted of all charges clears the way for more guns and right-wing violence at protests nationwide. Jurors in the trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery began deliberations Tuesday. Last week, a jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges, including two counts […]
By Matthew Vadum Epoch Times A conservative think tank filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against California to halt a law that will force quotas on publicly held corporations headquartered in the state, requiring them to appoint board members based solely on their race and sexual orientation. The […]
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll reveals only one in five Americans hosting a Thanksgiving gathering will require proof of vaccination to attend. This survey was conducted online within the United States from Nov 18 – Nov 19 among 939 registered voters by HarrisX. The […]
Ryan Grim breaks down newly released information related to Jeffrey Epstein’s incarceration.
Apparently, these are the folks behind “national conservatism.” While much of the Silicon Valley oligarchy has aligned itself with Wall Street and the traditional northeastern establishment, it appears at least some among them are trying to work the right-wing angle as well. Peter Thiel was a Trump backer, […]
In the Times’ first feature-length documentary Alastair Good traveled to north Idaho to investigate whether a movement to build a home for conservative Christians and unhappy Trump voters is being exploited by extremists planning for secession.
A jury has awarded more than $26 million in damages after finding the White nationalists who organized and participated in a violent 2017 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, liable on a state conspiracy claim and other claims.
Anthony Huber was the second person killed by Kyle Rittenhouse on Aug. 25, 2020. We walked toward the courthouse and spoke at length about the trial, and life since the shooting.
Today’s guest is Glenn Loury, professor of economics at Brown University. Prof. Loury has had a distinguished career—he was the youngest-ever tenured Black economics professor at Harvard and is known for coining the term “social capital.” Prof. Loury is generally associated with political conservatism, but his books The […]
John McWhorter is called both a conservative and a liberal, depending on who people ask. He now argues that the current anti-racism ideology is a new religion of the left. In his new book, “Woke Racism,” McWhorter lashes out at what he calls the “third-wave anti-racism,” which positions […]
By Thomas L. Knapp, Garrison Center On November 19, a Wisconsin jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse on various charges related to the shootings of three people (two fatally) during an August night of “unrest” (that is, a protest turned riot) in Kenosha. I expected to see, and did see, […]
BY Toby Green and Thomas Fazi Unherd Throughout the various phases of the global pandemic, people’s preferences in terms of epidemiological strategies have tended to overlap closely with their political orientation. Ever since Donald Trump and Jair Bolsonaro expressed doubts as to the wisdom of a lockdown strategy […]
By Neil MacFarquhar New York Times CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Jurors on Tuesday found the main organizers of the deadly far-right rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017 liable under state law for injuries to counterprotesters, awarding more than $25 million in damages. But the jury deadlocked on two federal […]
By Tim Pearce Mark Richards, who successfully defended Kyle Rittenhouse against murder charges last week, slammed MSNBC and CNN on Sunday for botching “basic facts” of Rittenhouse’s case. Richards appeared on NewsNation’s “Banfield” on Sunday with host Ashleigh Banfield to talk about the trial after Rittenhouse was cleared […]
By Dartunorro Clark and Haley Talbot, Rolling Stone The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol issued subpoenas Monday to high-profile allies of former President Donald Trump, including Roger Stone and Alex Jones. The committee is looking at Stone, a longtime adviser to Trump, […]
By Peter Wade Rolling Stone Just a day after the House committee investigating Jan. 6 subpoenaed Trump ally Roger Stone and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, the committee has subpoenaed the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, both right-wing extremist groups with members who were present during the insurrection. The […]
By Vicky Ward Rolling Stone When she walked into court on Monday morning for the penultimate pre-trial conference before she faces what will amount to the fight of her life, Ghislaine Maxwell looked just like she did 10 years ago. In fact, she looked better. Thick black glossy […]
Noam Chomsky has mastered the ability of speaking in lowercase.
By Joel Kotkin Here’s a dirty secret: Great nations rest on a great common culture. I say it’s a secret because it’s become almost taboo to discuss this historic fact; progressives across the globe have turned decisively against national legacies, and it’s progressives who by and large dictate […]
By Joel Kotkin “I just took [my son] to our local Walgreens to buy him a toy. While there, a man shoved past me so firmly that he sent me into the shelving. Then he proceeded to fill a brown paper bag with Halloween candy and waltzed out […]
By Damon Linker, The Week Joe Biden’s steep slide in the polls since mid-summer is bad for the Democratic Party and, if it contributes to Donald Trump winning a second term in 2024, it could be terrible for the country. But it’s been very good for political punditry. […]
By David Faris The Week America’s political violence problem took a dramatic turn for the worse on Friday when Kyle Rittenhouse — who shot three people during riots following police reform protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Aug. 25, 2020, killing two — was acquitted of all charges in what had become the latest in […]
By Reeves Wiedeman Intelligencer It’s been a long 48 hours for your boy,” Dave Portnoy, the founder of Barstool Sports, said in an address to his 2.7 million Twitter followers late on a Friday night earlier this month. Portnoy was filming a response to an article published by […]
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll shows President Biden’s approval ratings have slightly improved. This survey was conducted online within the United States from Nov 16 -Nov 17 – Nov 18 among 2787 registered voters by HarrisX. The sampling margin of error of this poll […]
Rep. Ro Khanna explains what he believes is Democrats’ central messaging problem.
Saagar does what the media elites refuse to do and provides an update on the Ghislaine Maxwell trial that could implicate many prominent members of society.
Krystal gives viewers a healthy guide on what they should choose to avoid talking about during Thanksgiving when politics inevitably comes up and family members have differences
Journalist Matt Taibbi details what the media should learn from their coverage of Kyle Rittenhouse.
Krystal and Saagar are joined by podcast host Briahna Joy Gray to hear about her strategies for discussing race in America with those who hold different views from her own
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave discuss the parade incident in Waukesha, Wisconsin that killed five people.
This week, Briahna Joy Gray digs deeper into some broader themes that emerged from the Kyle Rittenhouse discourse. How productive is the “white supremacist” descriptor attached to not just Kyle, but to any number of actors associated with conservative politics? Even if it’s accurate, does a maximalist view […]
In this clip from our full episode, Briahna Joy Grays asks whether the left would respond differently if it were an armed BLM protester under trial. With Olayemi Olurin.
‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ host speaks to Kyle Rittenhouse about his plans for the future.
Kyle Rittenhouse calls on the president to watch his trial and slams the media for spreading ‘disgraceful’ lies about his case on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’
‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ host speaks to Kyle Rittenhouse about the events that led to his homicide trial.
Why am I not surprised? “National conservatism” is just neoconservatism reinventing itself with a less Friedmanite economic platform, with a faux Christian Democratic and/or populist presentation instead. And the usual collection of “conservative” dupes are already on board. There’s nothing like 60 years of failure to bolster one’s […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss what Kyle Rittenhouse’s future might look like post-acquittal.
Robby Soave criticizes the ACLU for their interpretation of the verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial.
Krystal and Saagar track the central role that a business Hunter Biden has a direct stake in played in China’s chase for the Cobalt necessary for electric car batteries and other crucial products
Krystal and Saagar clear up the events and laws that factored into the verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial that dominated the headlines and twitter punditry over the past few days
This is a pretty good critique/overview of “national conservatism” but it fails to point out the most important thing about it, which is that national conservatism is the latest neocon front movement. Notice that two of the movement’s leading intellectuals are a (likely) Pahlavist and an actual Israeli […]
By Tom Woods “The unvaccinated” have become public enemy number one in record time. They can be stigmatized, marginalized, and penalized at will. People have been led to believe that they are in danger from the wicked unvaccinated. Günter Kampf of the Institute of Hygiene and Environmental Medicine […]
By Brendan Morrow The Week A new report from New York’s State Assembly has found there is “overwhelming evidence” that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) engaged in sexual harassment. The Assembly Judiciary Committee on Monday released a 46-page report following an eight-month impeachment investigation into the former governor, […]
By Joel Mathis, The Week It’s a sign of how much the Donald Trump era has scrambled our politics that the American right — which not so long ago reflexively and joyfully defended capitalist prerogatives — is now actively considering whether big business has become so powerful that […]
By Samuel Goldman The Week What is Christian nationalism? Unless you’re a devoted student of religion and politics, you’d be forgiven for wondering. The concept has circulated for decades in scholarly circles, where it was more often used in an international context than applied to the United States. […]
Mobile Home Residents Fight Evictions in Upstate New York; Analysis of Charlottesville & Rittenhouse Trials
It’s Going Down Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: RSS Welcome, to This Is America, November 20th, 2021. On this episode, first we speak with the resident of a mobile home park in upstate New York, about how they are organizing to push back against a […]
By Peter R. Quiñones If you ever concerned yourself with Kyle Rittenhouse (KR) crossing state lines with a scary AR-15 there’s a reason: that was the narrative constructed almost immediately by the corporate press. It had nothing to do with the facts of the case. To shine a […]
By Tim Arango New York Times Chesa Boudin, the district attorney of San Francisco, will face a recall election next year after a backlash in one of America’s most liberal cities to his policies aimed at reducing the number of people in jails and prisons. Elections officials in […]
By Dominick Mastrangelo The Hill Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who was acquitted of murder last week after shooting and killing two people in Kenosha, Wis., during civil unrest there last year, said he supports the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement. “I’m not a racist person. I support the BLM movement,” […]