Is there no law requiring American citizens to file an annual 1040 income tax return or to pay income tax on their labor? No, that's not true: The U.S. Constitution's 16th Amendment, ratified in 1913, authorizes Congress to collect income
Did President Joe Biden choose a "Satan worshipper" to oversee the health of Americans? No, that's not true: Biden picked Dr. Demetre Daskalakis to serve as the deputy coordinator of a national health response team for a single disease, m
Data shows that in recent months vaccinated Americans make up more COVID-19 deaths than unvaccinated. But that doesn’t mean vaccines don’t work. Health experts explain the trend.
Morgan Freeman did not convert to Islam at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
The collapse of the theocracy could change American attitudes about promoting democracy.The post Iran, America, and the Democratic Impulse appeared first on The Dispatch.
How General Electric went from corporate darling to corpse.The post Book Review: ‘Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon’ by William D. Cohan appeared first on The Dispatch.
Revisiting the director’s civic-minded oeuvre before his latest film.The post Steven Spielberg’s Search for America appeared first on The Dispatch.
Joe Biden and the New Left even promote surgery on teens and young adults, removing breasts and genitals.
“Kamala Harris said disaster aid should go to non-white citizens first."
The viral graphic is fake. There is no mention of a tax on benefits for disabled veterans or employer-sponsored health care plans in the original plan
Is the U.S. covered with the sites of ancient pyramids associated with a pre-Columbian African civilization known as the Moors? No, that's not true: Hundreds of ancient earthworks and mounds scattered throughout North America have been li
Smaller cities are thriving as Americans opt to work from home.The post Americans Spread Out in Order to Come Together appeared first on The Dispatch.
Quick Take House Republicans unveiled a list of policy goals called the “Commitment to America” in September. But a fabricated screenshot purporting to show the agenda has been circulating on social media. None of the items included in the
Here's how people responded to the survey to gauge public perceptions of science by the Pew Research Center.
As the populist elements of the right and left converge on economics, a new text provides a much-needed corrective. The post Book Review: ‘The Next American Economy’ by Samuel Gregg appeared first on The Dispatch.
Did The Atlantic magazine publish a cover story titled "The Evolution of White Supremacy" arguing that Muslim Americans represent "the new face of the far right," as a screenshot circulating on social media claims? No, that's not true: A
Does the Republican "Commitment to America" say they will take Social Security away from disabled veterans, and raise the age for Medicare to 75 and take it away at 90? No, that's not true: The image of the plan proposed by Republicans le
If an unsolicited email shows one big image of text, it might be a scam.
Footage purporting to show the aircraft landing was shot in England in 2020.
New leaders in Italy and Sweden don’t see eye-to-eye with Biden on every issue, but they’re offering a distinctly pro-American foreign policy.The post America’s New European Opportunity appeared first on The Dispatch.
Is there a new stimulus package that is giving $440 a month to low-income Americans who don't have Medicaid or Medicare? No, that's not true: The claim offers no proof that the money is being distributed to people who do not have Medicaid
On October 11 2022, a post with the headline “U.S. States That Wish to Join Russia Will Be Considered, Says Duma Member” appeared on Reddit’s r/worldnews: U.S. States That Wish to Join Russia Will Be Considered, Says Duma M
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham described the 19th century proclamations by former territorial governors as offensive.
Political leanings: Conservative 2020 total spending: N/A American Dream Federal Action is a hybrid PAC with a mission to back “forward-looking” Republicans who will “protect America’s long term economic and national security by advancing sma
Fentanyl is not the leading cause of death among American adults, but some data suggests it is a leading cause of death for people ages 18-45.
Did Americans keep "100%" of their earnings up until 1913? Not exactly: While the 16th Amendment, which taxed individual income, was ratified in 1913, some higher-earning Americans paid income taxes between 1862 and 1872 to pay off the co
Political leanings: Republican/Conservative 2020 total spending: $5.5 million Our American Century is one of many political committees managed by long-time PAC treasurer Cabell Hobbs. The super PAC was established in 2012, originally under the name Gea
Viral social media posts claim that President Joe Biden told Americans to prepare for Hurricane Ian by getting vaccinated:atlassocietyA post shared by The Atlas Society (@atlassociety)Despite what is claimed in some of the posts, this video is not rece
CNN correspondent Donie O’Sullivan covers how online misinformation manifests in people’s everyday activities
At United Facts of America, experts discuss misinformation, its online future and the limits of fact-checking.
Judy Woodruff and Chris Stirewalt approach news delivery differently. Woodruff, the longtime “PBS NewsHour” anchor and managing editor, emphasizes neutrality and keeping her personal opinions to herself. Stirewalt, the former […] The
“PBS Newshour” Managing Editor and anchor Judy Woodruff and former Fox News Political Editor Chris Stirewalt approach news delivery differently, but both believe in journalists’ ability to tap the power of words to inform the American electorate.
The three-day United Facts of America: A Festival of Fact-Checking, heads into its final day, Sept. 29, with a full slate of online presentations, headlined by a discussion of disinformation […] The post United Facts of America’s focus turns to
The three-day United Facts of America: A Festival of Facts, heads into its final day Sept. 29, with a full slate of online presentations, headlined by a discussion of health care disinformation.
At United Facts of America, a panel of experts defined memes and discussed the political significance and conservative organizers’ widespread adoption of them.
Did President Joe Biden tell Americans to get COVID vaccinations as Hurricane Ian was bearing down on Florida in late September 2022? No, that's not true: A post suggesting he did uses a video recorded in August 2021, not on the eve of Ia
The ways media — conventional and social — shape perceptions and filter facts dominated the opening sessions of the second annual United Facts of America conference. The three-day conference, co-presented […] The post PBS NewsHour anchor Judy
Even amid legal peril, Trump has managed to manipulate the framing of these major events, experts said, and facts alone won't sway his supporters or bridge a widening partisan divide.
A one-on-one discussion with PBS NewsHour anchor and Managing Editor Judy Woodruff headlines the second day of the United Facts of America conference, presented by PolitiFact and the Poynter Institute for Media Studies.