‘Learn To Code’: The Alt-Right’s Latest Anti-Journalist Meme Is Based On A Lie

Last week was a terrible week for journalism as major media companies cut their workforces. According to The Cut, approximately 1,000 workers — editors, writers, etc. — were laid off in a three-day period, with BuzzFeed, HuffPost, and Gannett as the hardest hit. Continue reading “‘Learn To Code’: The Alt-Right’s Latest Anti-Journalist Meme Is Based On A Lie”

White Supremacists And Mainstream Trump Backers Rush To Defend Covington Students

After some initial hand-wringing, conservatives have mostly lined up behind the group of students from the all-male and mostly white Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Kentucky. Continue reading “White Supremacists And Mainstream Trump Backers Rush To Defend Covington Students”

Mike Flynn Jr. Embraces Conspiracy Theory About Jewish Bankers

[Mike Flynn Jr. (Left) with alt-lite activist George McIntyre]

Earlier today, Mike Flynn Jr., the son of the embattled ex-National Security Adviser who recently pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, sent out a series of tweets promoting the anti-Semitic myth that Jews control the U.S. banking system. Continue reading “Mike Flynn Jr. Embraces Conspiracy Theory About Jewish Bankers”

‘New Right’ Troll Cassandra Fairbanks Baits Media Into Calling Her Racist, Then Sues

Cassandra Fairbanks Lawsuit

On April 28, 2017, self-described journalist Cassandra Fairbanks tweeted a picture of herself and Mike Cernovich at the podium of the White House press room. Continue reading “‘New Right’ Troll Cassandra Fairbanks Baits Media Into Calling Her Racist, Then Sues”