Teachers In America Were Already Facing Collapse. COVID Only Made It Worse.
Teachers all over the country describe problems that touch every aspect of our culture and society, from technology dependence to stats-obsessed bureaucracy to a post-COVID behavior crisis.
Trump Can Still Be The Republican Party’s Future. Just Look To Arizona.
Arizona Republicans keep losing — but the state party has already turned itself into a Trump machine, still trying to win an election that's long over. And that might be the future of conservatism.
Parler Wanted Donald Trump On Its Site. Trump’s Company Wanted A Stake.
Documents seen by BuzzFeed News show that Parler offered Trump 40% of the company if he posted exclusively to the platform. The deal was never finalized.
Trump Pardoned Steve Bannon, His Populist Former Adviser Who Fell Out Of Favor
Bannon played a key role in Trump's 2016 election before falling out with the president. Now Trump is giving him a last-minute rescue from federal charges.
The Trump Movement’s Break With Reality Will Outlive His Presidency
Conspiracy theories about a stolen election brought the Trump movement to insurrection, and a further set of conspiracy theories will insulate it from reckoning with the consequences.
The Next Tea Party Is Lurking Inside Trump’s Election Results Denial
People actually believe Trump when he says he won the election. What happens next isn't clear — but the president’s increasingly radicalized supporters are already shaping the future of Republican politics.
The MAGA Movement Is Splintering Between Those Preparing For A Future Without Trump And Those Refusing To Imagine One
Donald Trump lost. So what's next for the conservative media that's devotedly followed him? A bitter divide.
Donald Trump Finally Lost
He survived bankruptcies and was rewarded with a reality TV show and the US presidency, but Trump’s gilded streak is now over.
What Will Trump’s Die-Hard Supporters Do If He Loses? They Say They'll Go On With Their Lives.
Trump supporters at the president’s final campaign rallies in the last week are convinced Trump will win. But they say they’re not about to rush the streets if he loses.
Third-Party Candidates Had An Impact In 2016. In 2020, They’ve Struggled To Gain Traction.
Alternative candidates have labored in obscurity this election cycle. "This is probably the worst period for third parties in modern American history," Ralph Nader says.
Herman Cain’s Life And Death Were More Complicated Than That
You’ve heard the jokes about the most prominent Republican to die from the coronavirus. His family has seen them too.
Trump’s Fundraisers Brought Him Into Close Contact With Dozens In Two States Before He Announced He Had COVID-19
“Absolutely amazing day having my photo taken with the GOAT, President Trump!!!” one fundraiser attendee wrote on Instagram. Trump tested positive for the coronavirus hours later.
Peter Thiel Met With The Racist Fringe As He Went All In On Trump
The venture capitalist and Facebook board member staked his reputation on a Trump presidency. Now what does he have to show for it?
Mike Bloomberg Pissed Off Everyone. He Still Got A Prime Spot At The Democratic Convention.
The former New York mayor alienated much of the Democratic Party during his own presidential campaign, but still got a coveted place on Thursday’s convention schedule.
The Founder Of We Build The Wall Was Arrested For Fraud. Now Trump Wants Nothing To Do With It.
Brian Kolfage filled the board of directors with Trump supporters, visited the White House, and was often photographed with members of the Trump family.
Former Top Trump Aide Steve Bannon And "Build The Wall" Founder Brian Kolfage Have Been Charged With Fraud
Bannon, Kolfage, and two other men were arrested and will appear before judges on Thursday.
Customers For Glenn Beck’s Botched Cruise Can Get Their Money Back — If They Sell Their Tickets
“I wish there was a way I could get ahold of Glenn Beck," said one cruise customer trying to get a refund.
How A 4th Of July Meal Exposes The Coronavirus Risk For Thousands Of US Food Workers
Hundreds of workers may have contracted COVID-19 to get you the food on your plate this 4th of July. Some may have even died. A BuzzFeed News investigation exposes the cost of your BBQ.
People Spent Thousands To Go On A Cruise With Glenn Beck. Now They Can’t Get Their Money Back.
Customers and conservative media fans have spent months in limbo after a planned “Cruise Thru History” was scuttled by the coronavirus.
Tara Reade Stood Apart In Joe Biden's 1990s Senate Staff
People who worked for Biden in 1993 say they’re skeptical of Reade’s allegations — but they also barely knew her. Inside an office culture 27 years later.