What the “alt-left” was actually doing in Charlottesville.

  White nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the “alt-right” clash with counter-protesters as they enter Emancipation Park on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images On Tuesday, after a weekend that included a white supremacist mowing down and killing a peaceful counter-protester in Charlottesville and Nazis marching on the University of Virginia with torches, the president […]

‘Jews will not replace us’: Why white supremacists go after Jews – The Washington Post

Several hundred white nationalists and white supremacists carrying torches march in a parade at the University of Virginia. (Evelyn Hockstein for The Washington Post) Jews and non-Jews are drawn to debates about whether Jews are white. It’s the sort of question that captivates academics and activists, roping in everyone from Israeli “Wonder Woman” actress Gal […]

Trump Just Went On An Angry Defense Of The Racists In Charlottesville And Confederate Monuments

Jim Watson / AFP / Getty Images Donald Trump delivered an address Tuesday that made him sound like President of the Confederacy. Trump went on an angry defense of the racists who sparked riots that led to a terror attack and three deaths in Charlottesville this weekend, inaccurately blaming much of the violence on the […]

New things. | Polygon

Ok, deep breath.   My last day at Polygon will be August 15th.   I’ve been deliberating how to write that for literally months, but there it is. I’m leaving Polygon, which I helped to co-found in 2012.   I’m not leaving for a job at another outlet, which would be totally fine, or to […]

How SB Nation Profits Off An Army Of Exploited Workers

Depending on who’s defining it, to whom, and why, SB Nation is either a popular website best-known for puckish, irreverent coverage and such whimsical projects as Jon Bois’s 17776, or a sprawling network of “team” or “fan” websites, each tightly focused on a particular topic, like the New York Mets or professional boxing. In either […]