Jack Smith IV
Jack Smith IV
Senior writer, correspondent
11h ago

Kanye West just tweeted the work of Jordan Peterson, another conservative thinker

Kanye West is, apparently, going through a transformation into a bona fide conservative.

April 26, 2018

The meaning of “incel” and how men’s rights extremism fueled the Toronto van attack

Misogyny has its own online political subculture. Occasionally, it's turns deadly.
April 23, 2018

A neo-Nazi rally in Georgia this weekend showed the dwindling power of the alt-right

The so-called alt right is breathing its dying gasps. Now what?
April 7, 2018

Leaked neo-Nazi chat room shows a movement self-destructing in real time

Now you can watch the country's most prominent neo-Nazi organization crumble from the inside.
March 30, 2018

The ongoing battle over the Mississippi flag has escalated with release of threatening KKK video

The Klan sent threats to a local activist. Her response: “You ignorant mf’s can kiss my ass."
March 30, 2018

Milo Yiannopoulos shutters his “privilege” charity for white men

He was supposed to distribute over $100,000 in scholarship money. What happened?

March 27, 2018

‘Far Cry 5’ tries to avoid politics, but still dives headfirst into the heart of American fascism

Americans are obsessed with cults but unwilling to look at our own cultish behavior.
March 23, 2018

Jordan Peterson is creating his own online university to destroy college “indoctrination cults”

The internet’s most popular conservative thinker wants to unravel the modern university.
March 16, 2018

‘National Geographic’ has reckoned with its racist past — now what?

They're not the only newspaper or magazine with baggage, either.
March 14, 2018

Inter-marital affair could destroy what’s left of the leadership of a major neo-Nazi group

On this season of 'Real Housewives of the So-Called Alt-Right...'
March 12, 2018

Richard Spencer suspending the rest of his college tour because “antifa is winning”

Do anti-fascists hurt their own cause if their protests are working?

March 5, 2018
Feb. 15, 2018

Kratom is a legal drug used by many to treat opioid addiction at home, and the FDA is not having it

Do we really want to ban a drug that's helping people kick their opioid addiction?
Feb. 3, 2018

Jordan Peterson is the rising self-help guru of young conservatives. Here’s what he’s telling them.

Everyone from the alt-right to establishment Republicans are arriving in droves to hear his lectures.
Jan. 24, 2018

This is what really happened when Chelsea Manning partied with the far right

Is Chelsea Manning a fascist? No — she just has poor taste in friends.
Jan. 19, 2018

With Christie gone, felons in New Jersey could finally get their voting rights

It's the state with the highest racial disparity in incarceration.

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.
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.
Jan. 3, 2018

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

Too racist, and still, not racist enough.
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.