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Heath Druzin

Heath Druzin

Heath Druzin is a Boise-based reporter who reports on guns, politics and far-right movements for outlets such as NPR, the BBC and The Daily Beast. He was previously the Audion Guns & America reporting fellow at Boise State Public Radio and is the host and creator of the Extremely American podcast, which can be found at https://www.boisestatepublicradio.org/podcast/extremely-american. Find him on Twitter @HDruzin.

Hate makes a comeback in Idaho, this time with political support

By: - August 11, 2022

Swastikas placed outside the only Anne Frank memorial in the United States. Gay Pride flags stolen from a Boise neighborhood. Members of a white nationalist group found with a smoke grenade and riot gear headed to a Pride celebration in Coeur d’Alene. A cruel prank targeting needy families on the sidelines of the Idaho GOP […]

COMMENTARY
Memorial at Robb Elementary School

On gun violence, Americans need to agree on the question before figuring out solutions

By: - August 8, 2022

The reflex to say how great America is instead of actually doing something to make it so is our Achilles heel. It’s strongest when it’s most damaging — after a tragedy born of societal failure, begging for solutions. I’ve reported on guns and gun culture for years, and it’s what happens after almost every mass […]