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The United States is considering ways to fight the kinds of extremist movements that enabled the attack on the U.S. Capitol and some have suggested creating new domestic terrorism laws that would offer federal agencies with more avenues to addr
In episode 56 of sh!tpost, host Jared Holt is joined by journalist Robert Evans, host of the podcasts Behind the Bastards and It Could Happen Here on the How Stuff Works podcast network. They talk about rising extremism in America and what our
We live in a societyJoining SH!TPOST is P.R. guy, writer, and Joker-meme enthusiast Ed Zitron, who wrote a fantastic essay this week that confronts the ways newsrooms have failed to respond to bad-faith internet harassment campaigns against the
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Former national security adviser Michael Flynn stands with a QAnon-themed quilt as it is auctioned off to audience members at For God & Country Patriot Roundup in Dallas, Texas. It sold for $6,500. (Image Credit: Steven Monacelli / Twitter)Over
As the United States inches closer toward reopening and our bosses ask us to consider returning to their fancy-pants offices, we face a unique chance to re-examine how we think of work in our lives and our approach to the 9-to-5 grind. Joining
Image Source: HBOThe QAnon conspiracy theory phenomenon is the subject of a new six-hour HBO docuseries that is as raw as it is revealing: Q: Into the Storm. If you watch it, you might even see a familiar face. Director Cullen Hoback embarked o
Lil Nas X sneakers, Potato Head, Dr. Seuss, and more; right-wing media in the U.S. has spent the Biden era so far hopping from manufactured outrage to manufactured outrage, riling up their audiences along the way. What was once a hallmark of Yo
Amazon Fulfillment Center in Baltimore, Maryland. (Credit: Joe Andrucyk via Flickr Commons)In Bessemer, Alabama, employees at an Amazon fulfilment center have been fighting to unionize their workplace, hoping to secure better working conditions
Jared is joined by TechFuture adjunct fellow Ari Cohn to examine some of the regulation proposals on the horizon headed toward Big Tech. Ari argues that most of these proposals fail to meaningfully solve the complaints they seek to answer, and
Jared is joined by Forensic News founder Scott Stedman to detail the implosion of The Lincoln Project, an anti-Trump PAC once adored by MSNBC anchors and #Resistance liberals online. How did a group that raised and spent tens of millions of dol
Back again, it’s another SH!TPOST x DOOMED crossover episode! This one’s about former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial and its anticlimactic end. DOOMEDs Matt Binder and host Jared Holt share reactions to the trial, reflect on
The United States financial market temporarily turned upside-down after Reddit users collectively raised the value of GameStop (GME) shares and screwed over a Wall Street hedge fund in the process. Dan From The Internet joins SH!TPOST to explai
On January 6, pro-Trump rallygoers attacked the U.S. Capitol building in protest of the certification of electoral college results solidifying Democrat Joe Biden as president-elect. In part one of this two-part series, University of Illinois po
On January 6, pro-Trump rallygoers attacked the U.S. Capitol building in protest of the certification of electoral college results solidifying Democrat Joe Biden as president-elect. In part one of this two-part series, Southern Poverty Law Cent
On this episode, Jared explains the origins of the “Stop the Steal” national protest movement and its far-right connections. Then, in annual tradition, he answers voicemails left in the show’s caller inbox. This is a public episode. Get access
Jon Ronson speaking at the 2016 Politicon at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, California. (Source: Gage Skidmore via WikiCommons)Jon Ronson is the acclaimed journalist and author behind books including “Them,” “The Men Who Stare At G
David Bixenspan joins SH!TPOST to discuss Drake Wuertz and ringboys. This conversation meshes professional wrestling and weird far-right nonsense.Follow David B.: Babyface v. Heel:
Brendan Karet of Media Matters for America and Michael E. Hayden of the Southern Poverty Law Center join SH!TPOST to discuss the MAGA movement’s reaction to the election.Follow Brendan: Michael: https://twitt
Emerson T. Brooking, resident fellow at The Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab), joins SH!TPOST to discuss the Trump campaign’s “October Surprise” scandal surrounding Hunter Biden and how it compares to the 2016 Wikileaks
The researcher behind @TimPoolClips, a Twitter account dedicated to monitoring and analyzing content produced by prolific YouTube personality Tim Pool, joins SH!TPOST to discuss how a notable innovator in the news industry turned into a leading
The good news is we talk about Proud Boys in this episode. The bad news is we recorded it before the debate and wish it weren't so relevant. This week Jared Holt talks with Eat the Rich about the Proud Boys, white supremacist infiltration of la
Spencer Sunshine, PhD, a counter-far-right researcher, writer, activist and analyst, joins SH!TPOST to discuss the latest edition of “40 Ways to Fight Fascists: Street-Legal Tactics for Community Activists.” The guide contains legal, nonviolent
As neo-Nazi collaborator and disinformation specialist Jack Posobiec celebrates achieving 1,000,000 followers on Twitter, Southern Poverty Law Center senior investigative reporter Michael E. Hayden joins SH!TPOST to discuss his investigative re
Host Jared Holt joins Matt Binder of DOOMED for post-game summary and analysis of the Republican National Convention’s third day on Aug. 27, 2020. This episode was originally broadcast live on YouTube.Watch live after the RNC each night HEREFol
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