Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading This Weekend: Bass’ Long March, AOC’s Saint Supremacist, Self Censorship … And More



Karen Bass, A Potential Biden VP Pick, Praised Scientology At Church Opening In 2010  — Daily Caller

Karen Bass’s Long March from Communist Fringe to Biden’s VP Shortlist — Breitbart

Cancel Culture

Americans Are Self-Censoring at Record Rates  —Persuasion

AOC Says Saint Who Served Lepers Is Part of ‘White Supremacist Culture’ — Breitbart

 Wall of Moms Collapses, Accused of Anti-Blackness — PJ Media

He Said/She Said

WH Hits Dems for Rejecting Four Offers to Extend Jobless Benefits — Washington Examiner

Biden Slams Republicans for “Political Games” With Economic Aid — NBC News

Election 2020

Trump: New York’s mail-in voting mess should be warning for November — Washington Times

Obama Encourages Senate Democrats to Eliminate Filibuster — Daily Signal

‘Respectable’  China

Dianne Feinstein: China Is ‘Growing Into a Respectable Nation’ — PJ Media

China’s Repression of Religion Gets Worse — Daily Signal

TikTok: For you, it’s fun, but for Trump and lawmakers, it’s a security threat — CNET News


Fauci Testifies Before Congress With News Democrats Don’t Want to Hear — Legal Insurrection

Real Scandal

New Disclosures Confirm: Trump Himself Was the Target of Obama Administration’s Russia Probe — National Review


Boston Marathon bombing survivors react after convict’s death sentence overturned: ‘He needs to die’ — Fox News

American Citizen Accused of Blasphemy Shot Dead in Pakistani Courtroom — Washington Free Beacon

Supreme Court declines to halt Trump border wall — The Hill

Less than quarter of voters say illegal immigrants should be counted in assigning Congress seats — Just the News


Teachers Refusing To Go Back In The Fall Launch ‘Every Child Left Behind’ Movement. — Babylon Bee

Will You Help Us In The Fight For Free Speech?

Issues & Insights was founded by seasoned journalists of the IBD Editorials page. Our mission is to provide timely, fact-based reporting and deeply informed analysis on the news of the day -- without fear or favor.

We’re doing this on a voluntary basis because we believe in a free press, and because we aren't afraid to tell the truth, even if it means being targeted by the left. Revenue from ads on the site help, but your support will truly make a difference in keeping our mission going. If you like what you see, feel free to visit our Donations Page by clicking here. And be sure to tell your friends!

You can also subscribe to I&I: It's free!

Just enter your email address below to get started.


I & I Editorial Board

The Issues and Insights Editorial Board has decades of experience in journalism, commentary and public policy.

Subscribe to Issues & Insights via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to I&I and you can receive notifications of new articles in your email. It’s simple, and free.

Join 5,479 other subscribers

We Could Use Your Help

Will you help us fight for honesty in journalism and against the tyranny of the left? Issues & Insights is published by a team of volunteers who believe in free speech and in quality journalism. If you like what you see, leave a donation by clicking on the Tip Jar above. You can also set up regular donations if you like. Ad revenue helps, but your support will truly make a difference. (Please note that we are not set up as a charitable organization, so donations aren't tax deductible.) Thank you!

About Issues & Insights

Issues & Insights is run by the seasoned journalists behind the legendary IBD Editorials page. Our goal is to bring our decades of combined journalism experience to help readers understand the top issues of the day. We’re doing this on a voluntary basis, because we believe the nation needs the kind of cogent, rational, data-driven, fact-based commentary that we can provide. 

%d bloggers like this: