Jack Smith IV
Jack Smith IV

Jack Smith IV is a senior writer covering technology and inequality. Send tips, comments and feedback to jack@mic.com.

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Jan. 12, 2018

This is fashwave, the suicidal retro-futurist art of the alt-right

Neo-Nazis have their own online art form, and it speaks to the dark roots of their ideology.

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Jan. 5, 2018

Why women have always been essential to white supremacist movements

From the KKK to the alt-right, white women have been vital leaders in hate groups.
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Jan. 3, 2018

In the fight between Trump and Bannon, white nationalists choose the president

Too racist, and still, not racist enough.
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Dec. 22, 2017

A New Hampshire bill would empower one of the country’s most dangerous extremist movements

Sovereign citizens exist outside the rule of law. For now.
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Dec. 13, 2017

People arrested during protests on Trump’s Inauguration Day still face decades in prison

Trials will continue unless the protesters prevail over their life-breaking charges.

Dec. 10, 2017

‘New York Times’ publishes op-ed calling for the end of anti-white reverse racism

If it seems odd that an esteemed writer at the paper of record would choose to amplify a college student’s essay, it’s the latest installment in a long tradition.
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Dec. 8, 2017

The women of the “alt-right” are speaking out against misogyny. They’d prefer absolute patriarchy.

The women of the so-called "alt-right" are its greatest leaders.
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Dec. 1, 2017

Neo-Nazi wealth is rapidly growing. Why? Bitcoin.

White nationalists were essentially forced to hide their money in bitcoin. It went incredibly well for them.
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Dec. 1, 2017

Investigation into Charlottesville rally blames police for failing to prevent violence

"Let them fight. It will make it easier to declare an unlawful assembly.”
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Nov. 22, 2017

Why conservatives are obsessed with this Swedish city

Among right-wing news outlets, there is no city more deeply in the throes of death than the city of Malmö, Sweden.

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Nov. 18, 2017

Boston anti-racists shut down another far-right rally

Seriously guys, it's getting cold out.
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Nov. 18, 2017

How does the socialist left build a mass plan to take back the country? Flu shots and brake lights.

Socialists want to win elections. They're going to start by giving stuff away for free.
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Nov. 12, 2017

What the laser-toting Nazis of ‘Wolfenstein’ tell us about the futurists of Silicon Valley

From Mussolini to Silicon Valley, the men whose job it is to imagine the future have seen technology as their path to power.
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Nov. 6, 2017

A Texas congressman, falling for a 4chan joke, just went on CNN and misidentified the church shooter

This is the third time we've written about this. Please let it be the last.
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Nov. 2, 2017

The far-right thinks a violent antifa overthrow is coming Nov. 4, but the truth is far stranger

Is it the people's revolution? Or is it the front group for small communist cult?

Oct. 29, 2017

In Tennessee, locals fight back against neo-Nazis with humor and humiliation

"You're sexy! You're cute! Take off the Nazi suit!"
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Oct. 11, 2017

White nationalist alliance plans “White Lives Matter” rally for Tennessee

This could be the most significant meeting of white nationalist groups since Charlottesville.
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Oct. 7, 2017

Debunking Dinesh D’Souza’s ‘The Big Lie’

Are liberals and leftists the real fascist threat to America?
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Oct. 2, 2017

No, Sam Hyde is definitely not the Las Vegas shooter. That won’t stop his fans from pushing hoax.

Aurora, Sandy Hook, Pulse nightclub and, now, Las Vegas.