How an Orthodox journalist went from far-left activist to Breitbart editor

Joel Pollak, senior editor-at-large of the ‘alt-right platform,’ speaks about volunteering with ANTIFA’s predecessors, getting woke in South Africa, and his shift rightward

The course that landed Orthodox Jewish journalist Joel Pollak behind the senior editor’s desk at staunchly conservative Breitbart News was far from simple.

“When you are brought up to believe that Republicans and conservatives are motivated by racism and motivated by greed, to say you are one of those people was not easy,” says Pollak.

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