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US Far Right Adore​s Vladimir Putin’s Christian Nationalism More Than Freedom and Democracy 

Lauren Witzke, the Republican Party’s nominee for U.S. Senate from Delaware in 2020, gushed with praise for Vladimir Putin this week after the Russian dictator unleashed a military invasion against Ukraine. While somewhat shocking given the timing, Witzke’s admiration of Putin’s “Christian nationalism” has a long precedent among U.S. Christian ​right leaders, who embraced Putin as a “savior ofContinue reading “US Far Right Adore​s Vladimir Putin’s Christian Nationalism More Than Freedom and Democracy “

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Fringe factions of MAGA world are imploding after Trump publicly advocated for the COVID-19 jab

The fringe factions of the right wing erupted in anger after Trump lauded the COVID-19 vaccines. Figures from Alex Jones to Ali Alexander swiftly rebuked Trump for his pro-vaccine stance. Members of QAnon-linked Telegram channels said they felt betrayed after Trump encouraged more people to get the COVID-19 shot. The fringe factions of the right-wingContinue reading “Fringe factions of MAGA world are imploding after Trump publicly advocated for the COVID-19 jab”

Misinformation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver discusses how misinformation spreads among immigrant diaspora communities, how little some platforms have done to stop it, and, most importantly, how to have a very good morning.

Feds investigating whether Roger Stone ‘radicalized’ Trump supporters who stormed Capitol: Report

Roger Stone is reportedly under investigation for his role in planning the Jan. 6 insurrection to undo Donald Trump’s election loss. Federal prosecutors are building a conspiracy case against right-wing militants who allegedly plotted the insurrection, and investigators are looking into the roles Stone and Alex Jones may have played in radicalizing Trump supporters whoContinue reading “Feds investigating whether Roger Stone ‘radicalized’ Trump supporters who stormed Capitol: Report”

First He Was a Capitol Rioter. Now He Wants to Be Governor of Nevada.

Nevada attorney and former boxing champion Joey Gilbert climbed the Capitol steps on Jan. 6 and called out to Alex Jones. Now he’s running to be Nevada’s next governor. On Jan. 6, Nevada personal injury attorney Joey Gilbert stood on the Capitol steps leading to the U.S. Senate and implored far-right conspiracy theorist Alex JonesContinue reading “First He Was a Capitol Rioter. Now He Wants to Be Governor of Nevada.”

Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone has warned that the former president must prepare to be indicted for fraud in the coming weeks

Roger Stone has predicted that former President Donald Trump will be indicted, he said in an InfoWars interview. The indictment would be on the grounds of “bank fraud or tax fraud,” Stone said. Stone accused Manhattan prosecutors of “combing for a crime” in their wide-ranging criminal probe. Roger Stone, a longtime friend, and erstwhile adviserContinue reading “Trump’s longtime ally Roger Stone has warned that the former president must prepare to be indicted for fraud in the coming weeks”