Jack Smith IV
Jack Smith IV
Senior writer, correspondent
News

Amazon publishes a library of white nationalist books and magazines. They know it, and won’t stop.

Misogynist extremism is off the table. Racism? Anti-Semitism? For Amazon, that's fine.

How YouTube communities are creating “pathways of radicalization” toward white supremacist ideas

Mainstream conservatives are behaving as a gateway drug to white nationalist ideas on YouTube.
News

Major right-wing conference will host European nationalist politicians

Far-right populism is on the rise in Europe and American conservatives are getting involved.

Emails show Berkeley police department has policy of tweeting photos and info of arrested protesters

Instead of trying to prosecute protesters, police expose them to public humiliation.

“We have a president that likes us”: Anti-Islam group brags about weekly meetings at White House

Members of one of the biggest grassroots hate groups in the country is bragging about how much President Donald Trump likes them.

Historians say Dinesh D’Souza lured them under false pretenses to interview for new pro-Trump film

The biggest right-wing documentary of the year tricked a major historian into lending their credibility to the film.
News

The rush is on to declare the alleged Texas shooter a left-wing or right-wing terrorist

The rush to declare Dimitrios Pagourtzis a politically motivated terrorist is creating a cloud of misinformation.

Kanye West’s new pals don’t want to free your mind — they want to destroy welfare

The idea that Democrats are running a "plantation" goes back half a century.

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.
News

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.

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?
News

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.
News

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."

Milo Yiannopoulos shutters his “privilege” charity for white men

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

‘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.

News

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.
News

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

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

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...'

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?