Turning Point USA is national young conservative group whose leader, Charlie Kirk, has essentially admitted it grifts wealthy older Republicans into funding its war on “nuttiness on college campuses.” The group is frequently in the news when its members are exposed as racists: Over at HuffPost, Ashley Feinberg reported
Several members of the extremist hate group Proud Boys kicked and pummeled a small group of antifascist protesters Friday night outside an Upper East Side Manhattan club where Proud Boys founder Gavin McInnes had delivered a speech.
It’s a scary time we’re living in when a sitting president calls neo-Nazis “good people” and openly praises the slaveholding Confederate General Robert E. Lee in the state where Ulysses S. Grant was born.
The left-leaning Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy and the nonprofit Prosperity Now have released a new report looking at who benefited the most from last year’s Republican tax cuts, and—surprise, surprise—it was white people. Specifically, it was rich-ass white people.
America’s higher education system has always been racist. Not only were many of our top institutions founded by slave owners and rooted in racist policies, but they have systematically excluded people of color for centuries.
In the latest case of white politicians attempting to stifle the myriad of rising Native 2018 candidates, a local Republican official in Kansas was apparently itching a little too hard to say the quiet part out loud, calling congressional candidate Sharice Davids a “radical socialist kick boxing [sic] lesbian.”
In what may be the most shocking political development of the year, a bombshell report found that Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis—seriously, are you sitting down?—wrote some insanely racist shit.
Mike Espy is a black Democratic former Congressman and Agriculture Secretary from Mississippi who is running to fill Thad Cochran’s seat in the U.S. Senate. His opponents are Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (who was appointed when Cochran stepped down) and Chris McDaniel, a Republican whose yard signs feature a Confederate flag.
For someone who repeatedly insists he’s not racist, Florida’s Republican gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis sure seems to find himself attached to a whole bunch of racist people. From moderating an extremely racist Facebook group to attending at least four events hosted by SPLC-listed anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim…
In August, Madison, WI state Assembly candidate Shelia Stubbs was confronted by police while canvassing voters in a majority white neighborhood, according to The Cap Times. A resident called the police on her as her 71-year-old mother and 8-year-old daughter waited in a car nearby.
Since the invention of film, viewers have been eager to see titillating images on screen, but the adult film industry has long been dominated by the desires of white men.
Laura Ingraham, once a fairly fringe figure of the religious far-right, has quickly become a national name using her Fox News show to showcase her virulently racist rants about immigration, viciously attacking high school gun control activist David Hogg, and, for emphasis, just being insanely racist whenever possible.…
Wisconsin’s corncob doofus of a governor Scott Walker has waded into the ongoing debate over whether professional athletes should protest systemic racial injustice in the United States, or if they should just shut up and pretend like empty gestures of patriotism can cure all of America’s ills.
The two op-eds, published one day apart in the Des Moines Register, stand in stark contrast: one written by a president’s son politicizing a tragedy; the other, a plea by a grieving father for decency and an end to the politicization of his daughter’s death.
We’re less than 24 hours out from President Donald Trump-endorsed candidate Ron DeSantis’ victory in Florida’s Republican gubernatorial primary race, and already DeSantis has managed to stick his foot firmly in mouth and wiggle his toes around for good measure. And where did he choose to do this? Fox News, of course.
The recent spate of reports revealing connections between the Trump White House and the far right isn’t over yet. The latest is recently resigned Homeland Security policy analyst Ian M. Smith. Emails leaked to The Atlantic show Smith was on the same threads as white supremacist Richard Spencer and Jared Taylor, who…
“Inequality,” particularly of the economic variety, can seem abstract. It sometimes fails to move us as much as it should. Some delight in positioning it as somehow separate and apart from the concerns of “identity politics.” IT’S ALL THE SAME THING.