• Tensions Rise Between New and Established Migrants

    American Renaissance - Oct 31st 2023 1:36pm EDT

    Tensions are reaching a fever pitch between newly arrived migrants and longtime immigrant and minority communities over perceptions of unfair distribution of government benefits. The frustration, which is centered in big cities, is twofold: Many undocumented and mixed-status families feel overlooked as new arrivals become eligible for work permits, and in many communities of color, […]

  • On Race, Mike Johnson Says His Views Were Shaped by Raising a Black Child

    American Renaissance - Oct 31st 2023 1:36pm EDT

    When Mike Johnson, R-La., the new House speaker, talks about race in America, he often draws a striking personal connection, telling the story of how he and his wife, Kelly, “took custody” of a Black teenager 24 years ago and raised him as a son. “I have walked with him through discrimination that he has […]

  • Democrats Splinter Over Israel as the Young, Diverse Left Rages at Biden

    American Renaissance - Oct 30th 2023 7:34pm EDT

    The Democratic Party’s yearslong unity behind President Biden is beginning to erode over his steadfast support of Israel in its escalating war with the Palestinians, with a left-leaning coalition of young voters and people of color showing more discontent toward him than at any point since he was elected. From Capitol Hill to Hollywood, in […]

  • Denmark Aims a Wrecking Ball at ‘Non-Western’ Neighborhoods

    American Renaissance - Oct 28th 2023 8:03am EDT

    After they fled Iran decades ago, Nasrin Bahrampour and her husband settled in a bright public housing apartment overlooking the university city of Aarhus, Denmark. They filled it with potted plants, family photographs and Persian carpets, and raised two children there. Now they are being forced to leave their home under a government program that […]

  • Our New Speaker

    American Renaissance - Oct 27th 2023 11:01am EDT

    Finally, the House of Representatives has a new speaker. Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana won with all Republican votes after three weeks of chaos. The relatively obscure former deputy whip is more conservative than former speaker Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California. Forbes called him a “hard-line conservative.” Other media quickly went to work telling Americans […]

  • Black Voters Have New Power in Mississippi. Can They Elect a Democrat?

    American Renaissance - Oct 26th 2023 1:56pm EDT

    Just three years ago, Mississippi had an election law on its books from an 1890 constitutional convention that was designed to uphold “white supremacy” in the state. The law created a system for electing statewide officials that was similar to the Electoral College — and that drastically reduced the political power of Black voters. Voters […]

  • DC Mayor Proposes Rolling Back Progressive Police Reforms Amid Spike in Violent Crimes

    American Renaissance - Oct 25th 2023 12:17pm EDT

    Progressive DC Mayor Muriel Bowser proposed new legislation that would roll back much of the progressive police reforms passed by the city council following the death of George Floyd in March 2020. Bowser’s announcement Monday came as the nation’s capital faces a spike in violent crime. Critics have long said the reforms made it more […]

  • Majority of Kentucky Inmates Released by Governor’s COVID Commutations Committed Felonies

    American Renaissance - Oct 25th 2023 12:17pm EDT

    Nearly 70% of all inmates released by Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear (D) through commutations during the coronavirus pandemic went on to re-offend, with some committing violent felonies like assault and homicide, according to a report ordered by Kentucky’s state legislature. The report, produced by Kentucky’s Department of Information and Technology Services, found that of the 1,702 individuals […]

  • Democrats: Hamas Is Just as Bad as White People

    American Renaissance - Oct 20th 2023 12:15pm EDT

    Democratic leaders want their base to absolutely hate Hamas following its attack against Israel. They’ve settled on a way to do this: argue the Palestinian jihadis are just like the white people who marched in Charlottesville and stormed the Capitol on January 6. President Biden tied Hamas to the alt-right at a Human Rights Campaign event […]

  • Republican 2024 Hopefuls Use Israeli-Palestinian Conflict to Push Hard Line on Immigration

    American Renaissance - Oct 20th 2023 12:15pm EDT

    Republican presidential hopefuls are using the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to urge tougher security at the U.S.-Mexico border, in what political operatives call a novel attempt to link a foreign conflict to the domestic debate over immigration. The reason for that link is two-fold, say the operatives and political strategists involved in the 2024 primary campaign. Illegal […]

  • RFK Jr. Comes Out in Favor of Reparations, Carving Out Lane to Biden’s Left

    American Renaissance - Oct 19th 2023 1:30pm EDT

    Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. supports issuing reparations to the black community, making him the most prominent 2024 candidate to favor the controversial policy meant to atone for slavery and legal segregation. President Biden has largely been silent on the issue, leading to frustration among the far left. Kennedy — who ditched his Democratic […]

  • Twitter User Douglass Mackey Sentenced to 7 Months in Prison

    American Renaissance - Oct 18th 2023 7:42pm EDT

    Meme-maker Douglass Mackey was sentenced in New York criminal court on Wednesday after a March conviction for conspiracy against rights, ie election interference, over memes he created during the 2016 presidential election that disparaged Hillary Clinton. Mackey was sentenced to 7 months in prison for the crime of making memes the DOJ didn’t think were […]

  • Nikki Haley Backtracks on Supporting Resettling Palestinians Across U.S.

    American Renaissance - Oct 18th 2023 3:00pm EDT

    Former Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley, running in the Republican presidential primary, is backtracking after suggesting support for resettling Palestinians across American communities. During an interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper on October 15, the anchor played a clip of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) — also running for the GOP nomination — […]

  • Progressives Call for US to Take in Some of the Expected 1 Million Gaza Refugees

    American Renaissance - Oct 16th 2023 6:05pm EDT

    Experts predict a million refugees might flee the Gaza Strip amid the war between Israel and Hamas, and socialists and far-left lawmakers said America should welcome them. “Fifty percent of the population in Gaza are children. The international community as well as the United States should be prepared to welcome refugees from Palestine while being very […]

  • Foreign Students and Workers Who Praise Hamas ‘Could Be Expelled From UK’

    American Renaissance - Oct 13th 2023 2:52pm EDT

    Foreign students, academics and workers who commit anti-Semitic acts or praise Hamas face being expelled from Britain under plans being drawn up by the Home Office. Robert Jenrick, the immigration minister, has commissioned officials in the department to consider how they could revoke visas on national security grounds where there is evidence of discrimination or […]

  • California Governor Vetoes Bill to Ban Caste Discrimination

    American Renaissance - Oct 12th 2023 7:09pm EDT

    California Governor Gavin Newsom on Saturday vetoed a bill passed recently by the state legislature to explicitly ban caste discrimination, citing existing laws that already prohibit ancestry discrimination, which made the bill “unnecessary.” Had Newsom signed the bill, officially called Senate Bill 403 or SB 403, California would have become the first ever U.S. state […]

  • Eric Adams Supports ‘Spirit’ of NYC Black Reparations Bill

    American Renaissance - Oct 10th 2023 12:56pm EDT

    The Adams administration says it conceptually supports a controversial bill weighing whether black New Yorkers deserve reparations for slavery, roiling critics who ripped the measure as one of the most “divisive” to ever emerge from the City Council. Sideya Sherman, commissioner of the Mayor’s Office of Equity, told a City Council hearing on Sept. 19 that a […]

  • Columbus Day Debate Continues in Massachusetts

    American Renaissance - Oct 10th 2023 12:56pm EDT

    More than 300 cities and towns across Massachusetts will be recognizing Columbus Day on Monday, while around two dozen will be celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day. But Indigenous people and their allies say the divide between what towns and cities formally recognize on the second Monday of October should not exist. They are behind a push […]

  • Tuberville Says ‘We’ve Lost’ Europe to ‘Immigration’

    American Renaissance - Oct 6th 2023 12:34pm EDT

    U.S. Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) says European countries have been “lost” to “immigration” as he praised Christian nationalist authoritarian Viktor Orbán of Hungary. {snip} {snip} “Europe has been overrun by immigration,” Tuberville said on Newsmax Wednesday evening (video below), which he claimed is “noticeable now to everybody across the world.” “We’ve lost UK, France, Italy, Sweden – […]

  • New York Gov Hochul Wants to ‘Limit’ Who Crosses Border

    American Renaissance - Oct 3rd 2023 1:07pm EDT

    Democrat New York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Sunday called on Congress to “limit” who crosses the border, saying it’s “too open right now.” Ironically repeating what congressional Republicans have long demanded from the Biden administration, Hochul made the plea during an appearance on CBS’s “Face the Nation.” CBS host Margaret Brennan noted there were no border provisions […]

  • Joe Biden Tells Democrats to Treat Future White Minority ‘with Respect’

    American Renaissance - Oct 3rd 2023 1:07pm EDT

    European-origin Americans deserve respect even after they become a minority in the United States, President Joe Biden told a friendly interviewer in an October 1 interview. “We’re going to be — very shortly — a minority-white European country, and sometimes my [Democrat] colleagues don’t speak enough to make it clear that that is not going […]

  • Newsom Picks Laphonza Butler as Feinstein Replacement

    American Renaissance - Oct 2nd 2023 1:10pm EDT

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom will appoint EMILY’s List President Laphonza Butler to fill the seat of the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein, elevating the head of a fundraising juggernaut that works to elect Democratic women who support abortion rights, according to a person familiar with the decision. Newsom is moving swiftly to name the next senator, […]

  • GOP Win: Kevin McCarthy Blocks Democrats’ Migration Expansion

    American Renaissance - Oct 1st 2023 10:13am EDT

    Nearly all GOP legislators voted Thursday afternoon to block a massive inflow of wage-cutting migrant workers and to stop another $300 million giveaway to Ukraine. All Democrats voted for the amendment that would give away American jobs to foreigners who get H-2B and H-2A visas, and also to spend another $300 million for Ukraine’s war […]

  • Self-Interest and Partisan Politics

    American Renaissance - Oct 1st 2023 9:00am EDT

    Jason Weeden and Robert Kurzban, The Hidden Agenda of the Political Mind: How Self-Interest Shapes our Opinions and Why We Won’t Admit it, Princeton University Press, 2014, 363 pp. Why do we vote the way we do? The answer is obvious: We vote for politicians who promise to do what’s in our interests. Surprisingly, the […]

  • Newsom to Fine Schools That Ban Books Over Race, Sexual Orientation

    American Renaissance - Sep 29th 2023 6:31pm EDT

    Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed a bill to curb book bans — his most concrete policy rebuke of attacks on instruction about race and sexual orientation that have taken root in more conservative enclaves of California. Under the new law, which will take effect immediately, the state will fine schools that block textbooks and […]