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.

May 20, 2017

The airport lawyers who fought Trump's Muslim ban are facing a Justice Department crackdown

Immigrants and travelers getting free legal help? Trump's Justice Department is having none of that.

May 19, 2017

Impeachment marches will fill the streets in July

On July 2, at least 20 cities across the country will host marches demanding Trump's impeachment.
May 12, 2017

Far-right brawlers are expected to clash with anti-fascists in the streets of Boston this weekend.

The far-right and far-left are getting ready for a battle in Beantown this weekend.
May 1, 2017

Today isn't "Loyalty Day," no matter what Trump says. It's something much bigger.

Loyalty Day isn't about patriotism. It's about being afraid of workers' rights.
April 30, 2017

Meet the next generation of radical climate activists — it's their future at stake

Young people were out in full force at the Climate March.
April 29, 2017

Yale's College Republicans hold BBQ near a hunger strike to increase protesters' anguish

That's one way to break a union effort.

April 29, 2017
April 28, 2017

If Trump had his way, his own grandfather's citizenship would be revoked

If we're going to take away certain immigrants' rights, let's take a close look at Trump's own family.
April 27, 2017
April 26, 2017

Yale grad students begin starving themselves to force union negotiations

If someone has to stop fasting, other grad students will step up until their demands are met.
April 25, 2017

This new app exposes the white collar criminals all around you

This app reveals the true face of modern crime, and it's not what you saw on the evening news.

April 22, 2017

How one Reddit post launched 600 marches across the world

It started with one post on the internet. Now it's expected to be the biggest worldwide rally since the Women's March.
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April 22, 2017

Alex Jones suddenly wants the media to be "respectful and responsible"

Tell that to the families of the Sandy Hook massacre, which Jones believes never happened.
April 19, 2017

The White House will write its own positive news coverage if no one else will

The Trump administration issued a glowing statement on its own actions.
April 18, 2017

Neo-Nazis have been waging war on a small Montana town. Now they might pay for it.

One woman has stopped working, is losing her hair and fearing for her life.
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April 18, 2017

Donald Trump doesn't seem to realize that Kim Jong-un and King Jong-il are two different people

In a Fox News interview, the president seemed to conflate past and present leaders of North Korea.

April 17, 2017

Trump said he would only deport "bad hombres" — but noncriminal deportations have doubled

Trump said he was only going to go after the criminals. What could possibly go wrong?
April 15, 2017

Kendrick Lamar needs to switch messaging apps immediately

Kendrick, we love you, but improve your OPSEC.
April 14, 2017

In one verse, Kendrick Lamar captured the turbulent aftermath of the election

Kendrick has something to say for the protesters and the agitators.
April 14, 2017

Elderly protesters shut down the lobby of Trump Tower. What did you to today?

Police dragged and carried elderly protesters out of the building after over an hour of confinement.