Anthony Smith
Anthony Smith

Anthony Smith is Senior Staff Writer for Mic covering... whatever this world is becoming. He was previously Director of Social Media and Analytics and Digital Strategist for Newsweek and the International Business Times. He attended Wesleyan University and lives in Brooklyn.

Dec. 15, 2017

Survivor of two terrorist attacks has a message for his attackers

In his video op-ed, the survivor of two terrorist attacks takes you on his journey towards recovery in the wake of the attack, and shows us all how he learned to forgive the Brussels attackers.

Dec. 13, 2017

The harrowing legacy of slavery no one talks about.

This is the real legacy of slavery no one talks about.
Dec. 11, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Stop hitting snooze. Here’s the news.

Here’s everything you need to know for Dec. 11.
Dec. 4, 2017

Netflix will continue ‘House of Cards’ without Kevin Spacey

The series' sixth and final season will focus on the character of Claire Underwood, played by Robin Wright.
Dec. 4, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Trump, our nation’s children and the “Kremlin connection”

Here’s everything you missed while you were disconnecting this weekend. Happy Dec. 4!
Nov. 30, 2017

With McCain supporting the bill, Senate Republicans’ tax plan wins crucial support

If Democrats kill Republicans' federal tax overhaul in the Senate, they'll likely owe their victory to some combination of these senators.

Nov. 29, 2017

Murkowski says she will vote for Republican tax plan, bringing bill one huge step closer to passing

With Murkowski voting for the tax bill, all eyes are on these key Republican senators.
Nov. 29, 2017

Here’s how Trump has responded to North Korean missile tests since he took office

Trump's response on Tuesday to North Korea's latest missile test was tame — especially in comparison to his "fire and fury."
Nov. 28, 2017

Poll: Dems think sexual harassment is a bipartisan issue. Republicans think it’s just Dems.

In the midst of a firestorm over sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men in America, one poll shows how voters in both major parties see the issue — and it could spell trouble for Dems.
Nov. 28, 2017

Grammys 2018: The top nominees are diverse in some ways. But where are the women of color?

A look at three major takeaways regarding who's nominated for album of the year in 2018.
Nov. 27, 2017

Mic Wakeup: This Sunday in sexual misconduct

Thanksgiving weekend has come and gone, and now the work week is here again. Here are all the stories you need for Monday, Nov. 27.

Nov. 26, 2017

Rep. John Conyers steps down from top post on committee amid allegations of sexual harassment

Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) announced Sunday that he would step down as ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee.
Nov. 20, 2017

Mic Wakeup: The biggest stories you missed from a busy, busy Sunday

Here are three stories to get your Monday started.
Nov. 15, 2017

More women come forward to accuse Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore

Tina Johnson and Kelly Harrison Thorp shared their stories with
Nov. 15, 2017

Roy Moore now trails Democrat Doug Jones by 12 points in Alabama amid sexual misconduct allegations

One poll now shows the previously unthinkable for Alabama in 2017: a Republican candidate for Senate drastically trailing his Democratic opponent.
Nov. 15, 2017

Ben Affleck’s uncomfortable sexual misconduct joke brought this ‘Justice League’ interview to a halt

His joke was about as well received as 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.'

Nov. 15, 2017

Trump’s war of words with Kim Jong Un has culminated in a “death sentence” over a mean tweet

He called their leader short and fat on social media. Now they’re calling for his death.
Nov. 14, 2017

Sessions, Ryan join McConnell in abandoning Roy Moore amid sexual misconduct allegations

The two Republican leaders in Congress, joined by the former Republican Alabama senator who now serves as the nation’s top law enforcement official, have all turned their backs on Roy Moore.
Nov. 14, 2017

A plurality of Republicans think Roy Moore should drop out of the Alabama senate race

Most Americans want Roy Moore to drop out, a nationwide poll shows.
Nov. 13, 2017

Fifth woman accuses Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual misconduct

According to Beverly Young Nelson, Moore told her nobody would believe her account of the incident because of his standing in the community.