White Supremacism

The Deradicalization of Homegrown Hate Groups

Wes Enzinna and Shane Johnson discuss Enzinna’s recent piece for <i>Mother Jones</i>, “Inside the Radical, Uncomfortable Movement to Reform White Supremacists,” for which Johnson is the subject. Enzinna dives deep into the deradicalization movement that is chipping away at homegrown hate groups. Shane …

Hate Groups

IBM, GM, Lockheed Martin Join Council on Work Automation

IBM, General Motors Co. and Lockheed Martin Corp. are among a slate of companies that will advise the government on how to deal with the threat of …

Artificial Intelligence

Confederate flag license plates on the rise in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The number of Tennesseans now displaying Confederate battle flag license plates is higher than at any other point in the last decade, according to state data on the controversial specialty tags.<p>The Sons of Confederate Veterans plate, the proceeds from which benefit the …

Rights & Freedoms

People are really upset over Mark Zuckerberg's refusal to ban Holocaust deniers from Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced resounding criticism on Wednesday after saying that the social network wouldn't ban people from Facebook for denying the Holocaust.<p>In a podcast interview with Recode's Kara Swisher, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg explained that he wouldn't ban Holocaust deniers from …

Internet

Virginia parks at center of deadly white power rally renamed again

The Charlottesville, Virginia, parks whose renaming sparked a deadly far-right protest last summer are once again getting new names, according to a …

Rights & Freedoms

Black candidate running in rural NY criticized for not being 'like us' -- because he once made a rap album

A black Democrat running for Congress in New York’s 19th district is being slammed by Republicans for not being able to adequately represent rural …

Liberal View

Bills intended to prevent another Charlottesville disaster have all met defeat

Since the disastrous events surrounding the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally, the Virginia General Assembly in Richmond has rejected several proposed …

Rights & Freedoms

Democratic candidate for Congress used to be 'social justice' rapper

The Democratic congressional candidate for New York's 19th district, Antonio Delgado, rhymed about watching porn, masturbating, and attacked capitalism in his past life as a "social justice" rapper.<p>Delgado, who is challenging Rep. John Faso (R., N.Y.), released an album under the record label "CD …

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Pastor Says There Would Be No White Supremacists If It Weren’t For...

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White Nationalism

We're Marching on Amazon!

<b>We’re not going to let Amazon give a platform to hate groups</b>. Last week, our partners at the Action Center on Race and the Economy and the …

Race & Ethnicity

Elon Musk’s Hell and the BBC's Brexit Boo-Boo

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of coffee, grab a seat on the beach, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads:<p>The Entire History of Steel: From hunks of iron streaking through the sky, to the construction of skyscrapers and megastructures, this is the history of the world’s greatest …

Opinion

Newnan shows containment works to keep the peace at extremist rallies

Newnan City Manager Cleatus Phillips had a terrible vision when a neo-Nazi group requested a permit request in early March to hold a rally in his …

Rights & Freedoms

Former US ambassador to NATO: Trump’s claim immigrants are changing the UK’s culture is ‘code word for white supremacists’

Former US ambassador to NATO Nicholas Burns on Friday slammed President Donald Trump for claiming immigrants are a threat to Europe "culture" as he visited the United Kingdom.<p>In an interview with The Sun, Trump criticized Europe's immigrant policies and said it's a "shame" a wave of migrants have …

Donald Trump

The GOP fears Nazi and racist candidates running as Republicans

There is an idiom, allegedly with biblical origins, that most people have heard and clearly understand to mean that one’s “<i>actions dictate the</i> …

Rights & Freedoms

‘There are NAZIS in our neighborhood’ reads a new billboard on Tacoma’s Pacific Avenue

A billboard that went up Tuesday on Pacific Avenue in Tacoma doesn’t mince words.<p>“There are NAZIS in our neighborhood,” it reads against a black …

White Supremacism

Politically Charged U2 Concert Has Demon ‘Spray-Painting First Lady’s Coat’

<p>The rhetoric in this country over politics has become so extreme. Yet somehow, for a few media outlets, it’s not extreme enough.</p>

Conservative View

German charged over making Nazi memorial in French field

The monument to the 17th Panzer Infantry Division, whose members are suspected of massacring 124 people in a village in central France in August …

France

Voice of the Mirror: Theresa May, put our national pride before the fool Donald Trump

With typical bombast, Donald Trump claimed he was liked in Britain.<p>Tens of thousands of people will correct that when they join mass protests at his …

Donald Trump

Trump sparks rare big business backlash over Charlottesville

The cover story of the N.Y. Times Business section quotes Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation and a board member at PepsiCo., as calling …

Rights & Freedoms

Peterson: Nelson Mandela Was Evil

July 13, 2018 by Ed Brayton<p>The astonishingly stupid Jesse Lee Peterson continues his crusade to get white wingnuts to embrace him. He hosted racist …

Nelson Mandela

Hatewatch Headlines 7/13/2018

Trump says UK ‘losing its culture’ to migrants; Facebook can’t explain Infowars’ presence; Masculinity a key to white supremacism; and more.

Donald Trump

Lurie Favors, Racial Justice Attorney - The Many Manifestations of White Supremacy

Justice

Does getting white supremacists fired from their jobs change anything?

A number of firings over the past year puts the theory to the test.<p>One morning last April, Cole Jones woke up, his phone buzzing. Text messages and …

Rights & Freedoms

Papa John's founder used N-word in meeting about how he could avoid further PR disasters

Papa John's founder John Schnatter stepped down as CEO earlier this year after making remarks about black football players that led to it being …

White Nationalism

Papa John’s Founder John Schnatter Resigned After Using A Racial Slur On A Conference Call

The founder and former CEO of Papa John‘s left the company altogether on Wednesday, hours after it was confirmed that he used a racial slur during a company conference call earlier in the year. John Schnatter, who turned his pizza place into a national chain ubiquitous with Peyton Manning and the …

NFL

These 9 Candidates Have Ties To White Nationalists Or Nazis — And They’re All Republicans

More white nationalists are running for state or federal office than in any other election in modern history, according to the Southern Poverty Law …

Jewish Culture

White Supremacist Accused of Planning Dylann Roof-Inspired Attack Sentenced to Nearly 3 Years in Prison

A white supremacist who allegedly told an FBI agent that he wanted to commit an attack “in the spirit of Dylann Roof” and on a “fucking big-scale” …

News (U.S.)

Court cites anti-terrorism law in okaying suit against Charlottesville white supremacists, neo-Nazis

When Integrity First for America filed a complaint against the organizers of the Charlottesville “rally,” the organization was reviving an older …

Rights & Freedoms

Papa John’s Founder Allegedly Said N-word During Company Call

<b>John Schnatter</b>, the founder of the pizza resteruant chain Papa John’s, allegedly dropped the N-word while speaking on a company conference call, per …

White Supremacism

The damage that Trump and Republican leaders have done

From ProPublica, Alec MacGillis on the great Republican crack-up: Dayton was once a bastion of the GOP establishment — the story of how the city …

Donald Trump