Jessica Renae Buxbaum
Jessica Renae Buxbaum is a content editor for Carbonated.TV. Her beats include politics, social justice, and Israel-Palestine issues. She grew up in Los Angeles and now resides in Oakland where she organizes on Palestinian rights. Her work can be found in Crosscut News, Tikkun Daily, and Peaceful Dumpling. When not pursuing media and activism, she spends her time relaxing with yoga and trotting the globe. You can reach her at jbuxbaum@carbonated.tv.

Lawyer Says Bodycam Footage Shows LAPD Planting Drugs On Black Suspect

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
The Los Angeles Police Department charged a 52-year-old black man with possession of cocaine, yet body camera footage seems to reveal the cops framed the suspect.

Ivanka And Jared Might Have Used Taxpayer Money To Fund Vacation

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner used the family business's helicopter for their vacation, and the move is considered "unethical" by officials.

More Than Half Of Americans Say This Is The Lowest Point For US

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
Has President Donald Trump destroyed our country? Americans seem to lean toward that notion as over half consider now the lowest point in the history of the United States.

Online Trolls To Las Vegas Victims: 'I Hope Someone Truly Shoots You'

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
“You are a lying piece of sh*t and I hope someone truly shoots you in the head,” a commenter wrote to Las Vegas shooting survivor Braden Matejka on Facebook.

Bar Owner Doesn't Think 'Lynch Kaepernick' Doormat Is Racist. Really?

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
A Missouri bar owner doesn't think his wildly offensive doormat made up of NFL players' jerseys is racist, despite literally reading, "Lynch Kaepernick."

Questions Over Bannon's Mental State Abound As He Pushes Conspiracies

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
Trump’s ludicrous behavior has the public questioning his mental state, but is the president’s right-hand man, Steve Bannon, the real pillar of insanity?

John Kelly: 'Not Until The Boom' Will We Know If Ban Works

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
During testimony, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said proof that President Donald Trump's Muslim ban works wouldn't emerge "until the boom" happened.

Striking New Yorker Cover Signals America’s Freedom Has Burned Out

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
The New Yorker is celebrating its 92nd anniversary with a dark cover that highlights the country's dwindling sense of liberty under President Donald Trump's reign.

Did The Department Of Defense Just Shade Trump On Twitter?

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
The Department of Defense tweeted the connection between social media use and mental health, prompting many to assume the post was directed at President Donald Trump.

Hearing Unravels After GOP Senator Suggests Democrat Needs A Valium

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
Steve Mnuchin’s confirmation hearing quickly descended into chaos after a Republican lawmaker suggested his Democratic colleague should take an antidepressant.

Twitter Account Turns Obama’s Graceful Words Into Trump Tweets

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
A new Twitter account is transforming President Obama's articulate words into President-elect Trump's indecipherable tweets, complete with capitalization and grammatical errors.

Homework Question Asks Which Family Member Sexually Abused Young Girl

Jessica Renae Buxbaum
A Pennsylvania high school is under fire for a homework assignment, which asked students to determine which family member sexually assaulted a young girl.