Michael Harriot

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Trump’s Silence on White Supremacist Terror Is Political Correctness Run Amok

Shots were fired at a mosque in Quebec. That was all America knew Monday morning: an act of violence with Muslim victims. The shooter’s identity was …

Amplification of Cretaceous Warmth by Biological Cloud Feedbacks

That’s the title of an article in <i>Science</i> today (available here with subs.) I’m giving a talk this morning so don’t have a lot of time to comment on …

Climate Change

The 2016 Wypipo Awards

We’d like to welcome you to the annual Wypipo Awards.<p>For those of you attending for the first time, these awards are not focused on all white people. …

Fake news could cost Facebook dearly in Germany

Fake news and hate speech are sadly unavoidable on social media, but that might change soon... in Germany, anyway. Late last week, Thomas Oppermann — chairman of the German Social Democratic Party — proposed a stringent law meant to hold companies like Facebook responsible when fake news makes the …

A Look Inside The KKK Newspaper That Endorsed Trump

<b>By Michael Harriot</b><p>If you haven’t heard, Donald Trump finally received an endorsement of a newspaper’s editorial board. <i>The Crusader–</i>the official Ku …

Police Shootings

Five Write-In Candidates for President

<b>By Michael Harriot</b><p>Like myself, I have many friends going to the polls tomorrow who simply cannot bring themselves to vote for Donald Trump or Hillary …

I Told Y'all. White People Don't Give A Fuck

Stop.<p>Stop blaming people who didn’t vote. Your premise is faulty, because:<p>You believe people who don’t vote are stupid, but you still believe, had …

Smart. Bold. Brilliant. Black

Ten Post-Election Proverbs I'm Tired of Hearing

<b>By Michael Harriot</b><p>If you are like me (you’re probably not, and you should thank God for that), since Donald J Trump became (hold on, let me pinch …

This Election Comes Down to 1 Thing

In one day, most of you will cast a vote for who you want to serve as the next president of the United States.<p>By now you likely have been inundated …

The Unfiltered, No-Holds-Barred Election Live Blog and Prayer Circle

We've finally made it: Election Day 2016 is here. Unlike the previous two national elections, when we anxiously awaited the sure election of the …

Possible odd QB out Nick Foles skips Rams' first OTAs

Rams quarterback Nick Foles, whose status became tenuous when the Rams traded to the top of the draft to select quarterback Jared Goff, was absent from the first organized team activities workout on Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the situation said Wednesday.<p>The person could not confirm an …

This Graphic Compares African Enslavement in Latin America and the U.S.

Conversations on American slavery almost always center on the U.S., but a new interactive graphic is illustrating that an overwhelming majority of enslaved Africans forcefully brought to the Americas were actually shipped to Latin America, particularly Brazil and the Caribbean.<p>According to the …

Latin America

Total Inequality

Researchers know that it’s expensive to be poor. But they are only beginning to understand the sum of the financial, psychological, and cultural disadvantages that come with poverty.<p>Two years ago this month, Thomas Piketty published his massive tome on inequality, <i>Capital in the 21st Century</i>. …

Income Inequality