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Late Night Hosts Show Trump How Easy It Is to Rebuke Charlottesville Nazis and Terrorism

"I've seen angrier Yelp reviews!"

Last night, all the late night talk show hosts tackled the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville. Yes, even Jimmy Fallon.

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Trump’s Deputy’s Response to the Minnesota Mosque Bombing Is So Much Worse Than the Silence That Preceded It

After watching Trump's deputy assistant Sebastian Gorka address the bombing on MSNBC (above), I long for silence. Because Gorka's response is utterly despicable.

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Trump’s Response to the London Attacks Is As Selfish and Callous As His Response to Every Tragedy

In the wake of two deadly terrorist attacks in London, Trump tried to use the events to justify his Muslim ban and gun rights.

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The Portland Attack Was an Act of Terrorism & Trump Needs to Acknowledge That

Following the tragic stabbing on a Portland MAX train, Donald Trump still doesn't recognize that this radicalized white supremacy is domestic terrorism.

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These Are The Two Heroes Who Died Defending Muslim Women From A White Supremacist

Ricky Best and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche were stabbed to death on the Portland MAX after they defended female passengers from a white supremacist's anti-Muslim hate speech.

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After Yesterday’s Tragic Attack, Manchester Comes Together on Twitter to Offer Help & Hope

In the wake of the horrifying attack in Manchester, social media users are banding together to make sure everyone is taken care of.

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At Least 22 People Are Dead Following Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester, England

I've been glued to Twitter and BBC news since the first reports of this horrific event at the Manchester Arena started rolling in. Here's what we know so far.

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Trump Is Ignoring Anti-Semitic Threats & Violence, but They’re Still Happening With Alarming Frequency

Let's not follow Donald Trump's example in ignoring the epidemic of antisemitic threats and violence happening across the country.

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The White House’s List of “Terrorist Incidents” Conveniently Forgot About White Terrorists

We also can't forget about why that list was released in the first place.

The list released by the White House has one glaring omission that perfectly encapsulates America's attitude towards terrorist attacks: no terrorist attacks carried out by white people were included in the list at all.

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[VIDEO] The Persistent Timeliness of The Battle of Algiers

For the 50th anniversary of The Battle of Algiers, a 4k restoration reminds us of how audiences of the political film have always found reflections of their own wars in the provocative film.

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Feminism Around the World: France “Cracks Down” On the Burkini, Profiling Female Muslim French Citizens

Because women's bodies are for public consumption. By law.

When Aheda Zanetti of Australia invented the burkini, clothing designed to allow athletic Muslim women and girls to play sports and swim while preserving their modesty, she did so to allow them greater freedom. France doesn't seem to have gotten the memo.

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Twitter Determined to Win Us All Over By Banning 235,000 “Extremist” Users & Giving That “Quality Filter” to Everyone

Pigs have mastered the art of flight, the depths of Hell have cooled down to 32 degrees Fahrenheit, and Twitter has finally addressed some of the basic concerns that their users have been raising for years.

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Things We Saw Today: Hear Daisy Ridley, Ashley Eckstein, and Dev Patel in Only Yesterday Trailer

We've been excited about two of the Star Wars universe's coolest ladies (along with Dev Patel who was, like, the one good thing about the Last Airbender movie) voicing the 1991 Studio Ghibli classic, Only Yesterday, for its first North American release! Now, we finally get to hear Daisy Ridley, Ashley Eckstein, and Patel in this new trailer!

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Malala Yousafzai Trumps Trump, Wrecks His Hateful Statements About Muslims

Malala Yousafzai was asked about the vitriol currently being hurled at Muslims, especially from one certain GOP presidential candidate.

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Let’s Stop Making Jokes About Furries While Discussing That Recent Terrorist Attack on Furries

This isn't DashCon, guys. People could have died.

Let's not mince words. That's literally what happened.

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Counterterror Advisor Tries to Identify Future Terrorism in Children, Successfully Identifies What a Child Is

This just in: having been a child is the #1 cause of terrorism in adults.

Don't bother trying to enjoy your day and live in a world where things can be good—a future terrorist is in your midst! Look to your left. Now look to your right. Did you see anyone with their own opinions? They're probably terrorists! At least, that's pretty much what Counterterrorism Adviser Lisa Monaco said in a recent speech.

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Governments Behaving Badly: U.K. to Track Online Messaging, U.S. Allowed to Straight Bomb Citizens

Want some creepy, Big Brother flavored news? The British government is mulling a plan that would riddle its telecommunication infrastructure with "probes" that could surreptitiously read and glean information from citizens' emails and Facebook messages. Any other day, that would be the most offensive and invasive thing done by any major world power to their citizens. The United Kingdom got a stroke of luck, though, releasing the report in the wake of a leak from the U.S. Department of Justice that outlined the circumstances in which the United States government can use a robot to rain fire from the sky on a U.S. citizen without due process. Which is...probably worse? Yeah, probably worse. No one is having a great day here, though.

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Pakistan Cuts Mobile Phone Service in Major Cities Following String of Bombings

The government of Pakistan and mobile phone carriers in the country have cut cellular service in major cities like Quetta and Karachi in the wake of a string of terrorist bombings that have shaken the country. It' the second time this month the government has attempted to disrupt communications between terrorists by taking the rather drastic step of eliminating cell phone coverage to wide swathes of the nation's urban centers.

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United Nations Wants More Internet Surveillance Because of Terrorism, Naturally

You might want to sit down. Are you sitting down? Okay, good. This might come as a shock, so brace yourselves: People use the Internet, and sometimes they might use it to conduct shady activities like, you know, terrorism. That's why the United Nations thinks we should identify Internet users before allowing them access. Also, social media is a haven for terrorists. In essence, the entire Internet might be harboring bad people, and needs to be watched more closely.

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U.S. Soldier-Terrorists Inspired by Rainbow Six: Patriots

A group of U.S. soldiers who formed a para-military group planning to perform terrorist acts as a means of inciting hypervigilance and rallying support for the military were apparently inspired by Rainbow Six: Patriots, according to a prosecutor trying members of the group for murder.

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