Anna Swartz
Anna Swartz

Anna is a staff writer for Mic covering breaking news. She can be reached at aswartz@mic.com.

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4h ago

The artist behind the mural of Heather Heyer: “It just seemed like the right thing to do”

"You find the thing that is of value, the hope, the inspiration, the love."

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10h ago

PayPal unveils new plans for keeping racist hate groups from using its services

PayPal released a statement after a report revealed Charlottesville organizers used the service to raise money.
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Aug. 15, 2017

This Holocaust survivor has a powerful message for Americans following the Charlottesville rally

“We really never expected that we would confront the same hate in the U.S. — that’s what we were running away from."
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Aug. 15, 2017

Protests continue across the country in the wake of Charlottesville

In Durham, protesters toppled a Confederate statue.
Aug. 14, 2017

Trump job approval hits new low in Gallup poll

Just 34% of Americans said they approved of the job Trump is doing.
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Aug. 14, 2017

Did the neo-Nazi blog ‘Daily Stormer’ fake a hack after Charlottesville?

The neo-Nazi blog may be about to disappear from the internet — here's why.

Aug. 10, 2017

A quarter of Americans believe Trump acted illegally with Russia, poll shows

Americans' opinions on Trump and Russia break down starkly along party lines.
Aug. 10, 2017

Trump pivots from “fire and fury” to bashing Mitch McConnell on Twitter over Obamacare

For the second day in a row, Trump is spending his time attacking Mitch McConnell on Twitter.
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Aug. 9, 2017

Experts say apocalyptic Twitter memes may help your anxiety. But only to a point.

“I’m anxious, now I’ve heard that other people are anxious, we’re all anxious together."
Aug. 9, 2017

Rex Tillerson defends Trump’s North Korea rhetoric, says no imminent threat to Guam

Tillerson says "Americans should sleep well at night."
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Aug. 7, 2017

After Grenfell, fires in Dubai’s high-rises raise more concerns about building materials

"The more people you put in a building, particularly [a] residential building, the greater the fire risk is likely to be."

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Aug. 4, 2017

Infamous “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli found guilty of securities fraud

Shkreli is best known for jacking up the prices of a drug taken by AIDS patients.
Aug. 4, 2017

More than 50 House Democrats sign letter urging Mattis to reject Trump’s trans ban

House Democrats are warning against implementing Trump's proposed ban on transgender service members.
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Aug. 1, 2017

TeeTee Dangerfield is the 16th transgender person of color killed this year

Dangerfield was found shot in her car early on Monday morning.
Aug. 1, 2017

Trump’s Cabinet is reportedly holding White House Bible studies

One expert called the meetings "troubling."
July 28, 2017

Russia is retaliating against new US sanctions. Here’s what that actually means.

Here's what's happening with the new sanctions on Russia.
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July 27, 2017

Despite Trump, military leaders say there will be no changes to transgender policy for now

“In the meantime, we will continue to treat all of our personnel with respect."
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July 27, 2017

Trump will visit Long Island to discuss gang violence — but some fear he could make the issue worse

Trump has celebrated mass deportations as fighting gang violence — but are his words helping or hurting?
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July 27, 2017

Ride malfunction at Ohio State Fair leaves 1 dead, 7 injured

The ride reportedly broke apart while in motion.