The events in Charlottesville have put a new focus on the white nationalist movement. Vanderbilt University professor Carol Swain predicted this rise in her 2002 book "The New White Nationalism in America." She joined Dan and Amy to talk about what led her to make that prediction.
The ad, titled “The Talk,” shows scenes of black parents, spanning generations, telling their kids about how the system is stacked against them, how racist white people are and teaching them to fear the police.
A David Brooks op-ed published in the New York Times on Tuesday morning has some people a little confused. The piece, titled “How We Are Ruining America,” is Brooks’ account of how upper-middle-class Americans have a step up in society. Brooks talks about “informal social barriers” that are “segregat[ing] the lower 80 percent.” Brooks shares a strange anecdote […]
A LGBT activist group wants to make New York City’s crosswalks less zebra and more unicorn. Care2 started a petition on Friday asking the city to permanently paint some of its crosswalks in rainbow colors in support of LGBT rights. Meanwhile, LGBT activist groups are outraged that the Trump administration’s Department of Education invited speakers from two prominent […]
A 30-second video of a United Airlines passenger being dragged from his seat and bloodied on an overbooked Sunday flight at O'Hare International Airport racked up more than 6 million views Monday and sparked plenty of outrage.
According to a profile of second lady Karen Pence in The Washington Post this week, the Pences are extremely close, with a great love story. The Post retells the story of Karen, after eight months of dating, having a small gold cross engraved with the word “Yes” so that she would have it ready to give to […]