Cutting off funding for science and the humanities is the wrong approach. Instead, we should pour more into it and watch them struggle to replicate studies.
It’s worthwhile to take a look at the anatomy of real sexual orientation-related hate crimes so we can take them seriously and identify hoaxes more easily.
The miscarriage of justice in the hate crime hoax speaks volumes about the way identity politics has created a new form of entitlement.
Jussie Smollett’s allegedly false police report investigation cost the city of Chicago $150,000 in police overtime and city resources.
Adam Schiff promised the existence of “damning evidence,” and a scandal “beyond Watergate.” Now, Republicans are calling for him to step down.
The racially entangled hoaxes involving Jussie Smollett, and Atticus Finch, show our cultural zeitgeist is choosing tribalism before tolerance.
“How can an individual who has been embraced by the city of Chicago, turn around and slap everyone in this city in the face by making these false claims?”
Hate crime or a hoax, the Jessie Smollett story says nothing about race in America and everything about a deeply flawed news media.
Could it be that Jonathan Nichols, Joy Reid’s cybersecurity expert, didn’t consider the possibility of time travel? Of course not. The truth is out there, just stop believing your lying eyes.
A gay pastor who alleged discrimination by Whole Foods cake decorators in Austin apologized today, dropping his suit against the grocery store chain.
A student supporter of the Mizzou protests who serves as the university’s dorm association president was the first to hype the poop swastika incident.
The University of Virginia just released 104 pages worth of correspondence between it and Rolling Stone. Read all the e-mails here.
If you needed proof that God has a wicked sense of humor, look no further than the timing for the next big global warming hearing from Senate Democrats.
As we close out 2013, awash in daily social media outrage and as gullible as ever, here are six hoaxes that suckered far too many journalists and others.
- The 1519 Project: How Early Spanish Explorers Took Down A Mass-Murdering Indigenous CultFive hundred years ago, Hernando Cortez and his native continue reading >
- No, America Wasn’t Built On Slavery, But Faith That All Men Are Created EqualBy reframing America’s founding around slavery, the 1continue reading >
- The Political Perils Of Supporting IsraelLong before Donald Trump came around, conservative Jewscontinue reading >