In the spring of 2016, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) exploded when Donald Trump cited a baseless conspiracy theory that claimed Cruz’s Cuban-born father was involved in the assassination of John F. Kennedy. At a news conference in Evansville, Indiana, Cruz, then competing in the GOP presidential primary against the front-running Trump, slammed the celebrity TV mogul: “Let’sContinue reading “Ted Cruz Is Fundraising Off a Debunked 1/6 Conspiracy Theory”
Manchin’s remaks contradict his stated reasons for opposing the Biden administration’s $1.8trn social spending package Senator Joe Manchin’s publicly stated reasons for opposing President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act social spending package don’t match up with what he told senate colleagues behind closed doors, according to a new report which alleges that he believes Americans who receive governmentContinue reading “Manchin thought parents would spend child credit on drugs and use paid sick leave to go hunting, report says”
Joe Rogan: “Where’s the fat people? How come they’re all wearing the same clothes?” On the December 7 edition of his Spotify podcast, Joe Rogan baselessly suggested that a December 4 rally put on in Washington, D.C., by the white nationalist group Patriot Front was “fake” and claimed that it must have been put onContinue reading “Spotify’s Joe Rogan baselessly suggests white nationalist Patriot Front rally in DC was “fake” and put on by “the feds””
The number of vaccination breakthroughs is increasing in many places — and this trend is likely to continue with the omicron variant. These factors have been pushed by anti-vaccine campaigns online. But do vaccination breakthroughs really mean that COVID-19 vaccines don’t work? DW looks at the science.
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.