Jake Horowitz
Jake Horowitz

Jake Horowitz is the Founder of Mic. Before Mic, he worked at Change.org. Jake graduated from Stanford University. He was named to the 2014 Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list.

May 18, 2017

Democrats on Capitol Hill finally have something to celebrate — a real investigation into Trump's Russia ties

"There's a prevailing sense that there’s no way President Trump will make it through this in one piece."

May 17, 2017

Donald Trump is already jeopardizing intelligence cooperation with America's closest allies

A former German defense minister tells 'Mic' how Donald Trump's intelligence leak is damaging U.S. relationships.
May 3, 2017

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is fighting Trump — but willing to compromise

Garcetti is finding his voice in the Trump era. But his relationship with the resistance is complicated.
April 21, 2017

Bernard-Henri Levy says Marine Le Pen won't win because "France is not ready for a fascist regime"

In an exclusive interview, the famous French philosopher holds forth on the country's upcoming elections.
April 13, 2017

This Holocaust survivor has a powerful message for Sean Spicer

"Ignorance is not an excuse," said Roman Kent. "Not from a man like this, on a high position like this."
April 10, 2017

Here's what Donald Trump's National Security Council shake-up means for his foreign policy

KT McFarland's ouster from the NSC is a win for Trump administration moderates.

April 3, 2017

Trump-tied businessmen met NSC officials, Bannon over Venezuela sanctions, sources say

Previously unreported meetings raise concerns about ethics and conflicts of interest.
March 6, 2017

Don’t be fooled: Trump’s second Muslim ban is just as un-American as the first

The president's new order is premised on the same misinformation as the previous.
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March 1, 2017

Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum wants to be Florida's first black governor

A strong progressive, the candidate has been called the "next Obama."
Feb. 28, 2017

Woman behind Obama-era protections for trans students speaks out against Trump

Catherine Lhamon knows first-hand how Trump's new transgender policy for public-school students will impact trans kids.
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Feb. 24, 2017

Hours before Democrats choose their leader, the vote count is nailbitingly close

The race for chair of the DNC has become a proxy battle between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton supporters.

Feb. 20, 2017

Meet the millennial mayor from the Rust Belt trying to save the Democrats

Pete Buttetieg is a 35-year-old underdog in the race to lead the Democratic Party, but represents the party's future.
Feb. 16, 2017

Former Clinton campaign staffers on Trump's Russia scandal: We told you so!

Former Hillary Clinton staffers feel their warnings about the Trump campaign's Russia ties have been confirmed.
Feb. 15, 2017

Is Trump's Russia scandal worse than Watergate?

"This is a 10 right out of the starting gate because it involves our national security and a foreign power."
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Feb. 14, 2017

Bill Gates: Tech companies must do more to stop fake news

In a wide-ranging interview, the billionaire founder of Microsoft touched on everything from fake news to gender equality.
Feb. 10, 2017

How Kirsten Gillibrand became part of the resistance

The Blue Dog Democrat has quietly emerged as one of the leading progressive voices in opposition to President Donald Trump.

Feb. 8, 2017

Kirsten Gillibrand slams McConnell: "It’s wrong to silence a woman"

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand lashed out at Mitch McConnell for silencing Elizabeth Warren on the Senate floor,
Feb. 2, 2017

First they came for the Muslims, and Jared Kushner said nothing

An open letter to the president's son-in-law and close adviser, from one Jew to another.
Jan. 29, 2017

Trump's executive order on immigration is already tearing this family apart

“My sincere hope is that the United States and all its democracy and freedom will not be destroyed.”
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Jan. 23, 2017

I spent the week with the global elite at Davos. Here's why I'm worried.

This year’s meeting on “responsive and responsible leadership” showed just how unresponsive the world's economic leaders are.