This week Chicago police arrested television star Jussie Smollett with disorderly conduct for filing a false police report. Smollett claimed to be the victim of a racist and homophobic attack on January 29, but in the days before the arrest it...
Claire Lehmann"Something like a hate crime hoax would make no sense in an honor culture. You might falsely accuse someone of insulting you so that you have a chance to display your honor, but you’d be trying to get them to engage in a duel or some other kind of fight."
Andy NgoWhy do people still find hate hoaxes baffling? Fake claims of victimhood become more common when they provide advantage to the liar & when they’re likely to be believed. Sociologists @CampbellSocProf & @SocialGeometer analyze Smollett’s #HateHoax
There was a time when Das Kapital was my bible. It sits on one of the bookshelves that line my living room, alongside other artifacts from my youthful foray into Marxism. The front cover is worn, the pages slightly frayed. For years, I returned to...
A judge ruled that federal prosecutors including U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, broke federal law when they signed a plea agreement with Jeffrey Epstein, a politically connected sex trafficker.
In an exclusive interview, ABC7 News spoke with a San Francisco homeowner who said his home was vandalized and he believes it all started after he put out an "Impeach Trump" sign on his balcony.
Andy NgoAs the Smollett story fell apart, this allegedly happened in San Fran this week: anonymous man w/ “impeach Trump” sign says he received threatening letters from MAGA fan & his home was egged. He says he is fearful. He went to the media—but not the police. abc7news.com/exclusive-surv…pic.twitter.com/yik20HBynA
Tim PoolSeriously? Are we going to do this AGAIN, and so soon?
Tre milioni di tonnellate di gasolio da vendere a un'azienda italiana: così il piano della Russia per sostenere i sovranisti alle prossime Europee si maschera da scambio commerciale. Il negoziato, condotto da un fedelissimo del vicepremier italiano,...
Anne ApplebaumOh look, Salvini got 3 million Euro from the Kremlin to finance his EU election campaign
The actor was paid $65,000 per episode of the most recent season of “Empire,” a source told HuffPost.
Yashar Ali 🐘Scoop: A well-placed source familiar with his comp tells me @JussieSmollett was being paid $65,000 per episode for his co-starring role on Empire. Average season has 18 episodes. Police say his dissatisfaction with his salary let him to stage this hoax.