Eli Steele: 17-year-old rejects all things woke for the hero’s path

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Eli Steele interviewed Daniel Idfresne, a black teen who said he’s “immunized from Woke Politics.”

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When I asked Daniel Idfresne, a 17-year-old student at Brooklyn Technical High School, if he would have received the same national attention had his skin been white, he did not hesitate: “Of course not.” Daniel wrote an essay titled, “I’m 17. And I’m immunized from Woke Politics.” It was published on “Common Sense with Bari Weiss,” the New York Post, and other publications.

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Eli Steele: 17-year-old rejects all things woke for the hero’s path

Hero vs Woke
Eli Steele interviewed Daniel Idfresne, a black teen who said he’s “immunized from Woke Politics.”

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles!
When I asked Daniel Idfresne, a 17-year-old student at Brooklyn Technical High School, if he would have received the same national attention had his skin been white, he did not hesitate: “Of course not.” Daniel wrote an essay titled, “I’m 17. And I’m immunized from Woke Politics.” It was published on “Common Sense with Bari Weiss,” the New York Post, and other publications.

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New intelligence report warns of ‘destabilizing effects’ from climate change and its national security risks

08/23/2020,California:Hundreds of wildfires burn across California leading thousands to evacuate, photo via Shutterstock.

A seminal assessment released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence details the destabilizing risks of climate change and how it could heighten national security risks in the coming years.
The assessment, released on Thursday, October 21, warned of exacerbated national security risks for the United States and other countries due to increases in intensifying physical impact and the looming possibility of instability.

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A reluctant warrior? An examination of Gen. Colin Powell’s bloody legacy from Iraq to Latin America

We look at the life and legacy of Colin Powell, who is best known for giving false testimony to the U.N. Security Council in 2003 about nonexistent weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, paving the way for the U.S. invasion and occupation that would kill over 1 million Iraqis. Powell, who was the first Black secretary of state, the first Black and youngest chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the first Black national security adviser, died on Monday due to blood cancer and Parkinson’s disease that left him vulnerable to infection from COVID-19. Tributes poured in from top U.S.

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Were the Recent Haiti Kidnappings Business, Politics—or Both?

People protest for the release of kidnapped missionaries near the missionaries’ headquarters in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Joseph Odelyn / Associated Press)

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Were the Recent Haiti Kidnappings Business, Politics—or Both?

People protest for the release of kidnapped missionaries near the missionaries’ headquarters in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Joseph Odelyn / Associated Press)

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Were the Recent Haiti Kidnappings Business, Politics—or Both?

People protest for the release of kidnapped missionaries near the missionaries’ headquarters in Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. (Joseph Odelyn / Associated Press)

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Tucker Carlson: Thousands have died because of Biden’s failed border policies

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Sinaloa is a province in northwest Mexico. It’s directly across from the bottom of Baja California. It’s not that far for the United States, and that’s a bad thing because Sinaloa, Mexico may now be the single largest producer and distributor of the synthetic opioid fentanyl. Cartels are making fentanyl in mass quantities in Sinaloa now, but they’re not making it for domestic consumption within Mexico. They’re making it to export here. And you can see why.

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Why Biden won’t tell you where the record number of illegal immigrants in the US are going

The New York Post confirmed this week what close observers of the border have known ever since Joe Biden’s border policies triggered the ongoing migrant crisis: The Biden administration is quietly ushering in near-record numbers of illegal immigrants, even as it claims to be enforcing the border.
The Post reported on a series of recent charter flights originating in Texas that since Aug. 8 have carried thousands of migrants to a small airport outside White Plains.

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Leopoldo and His Purpose

Leopoldo López talks to the media at the residence of the Spanish ambassador in Caracas, Venezuela, May 2, 2019. (Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters)
A conversation with Leopoldo López, a leader of the Venezuelan opposition, a onetime political prisoner, and a fighting exile
Editor’s Note: The below is an expanded version of a piece that appears in the current issue of National Review.

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