With his bozo ode to testosterone, Tucker Carlson joins the ranks of Mussolini, Berlusconi, Vladimir Putin, and Donald Trump in a pose of cartoon virility. Ruth Ben-Ghiat, author of Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present joins Virginia on this week’s This is Critical
Payton Gendron, the only suspect in the Buffalo mass murder, identifies explicitly as a white supremacist fascist. He adds that he has neo-Nazi beliefs…
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Have you ever tried to break up with someone and tried to make it seem like their idea? Or had this happened to you? What a spot-on description of this…
Peter Biskind’s 1999 page-turner Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex Drugs and Rock-n-Roll Generation Saved Hollywood told the story of the irritable…
The news that Twitter has a new emperor got people riled up. But what will Elon Musk's takeover really mean for the platform? In this week’s This is…
Workers at an Amazon warehouse in New York shocked the company and voted to unionize this month. It was a David-and-Goliath victory. This week on This…
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