Ten years after the 9/11 attacks on the U.S., a second wave of anti-Muslim hatred is sweeping the country. This time, the outrage seems largely ginned up by politicians and others seeking to capitalize on Americans' fears.
Led by antigovernment 'Patriot' groups, the radical right expands dramatically for the second year in a row; Cliff Kincaid attacks homosexuals as well as the 'liberal' media; Oklahoma forbids Islamic religious code
A recent wave of teenage suicides reflects the continuing war of words - and violence - being waged on the LGBT community; 10 myths about homosexuals propagated by the religious right; neo-Nazi group resurges as The Creativity Movement; and antigovernment 'Patriot' groups' gatherings over the summer bring out discussion of enemies in violent terms.
A man tied to the "sovereign citizens" movement, along with his son, murders two police officers in Arkansas; conspiracy theories pushed by those within the "Patriot" movement are detailed; Russia Today, a news program with a global reach, promotes conspiracy theories about the U.S.; and a clothing firm with links to racist skinheads is banned by Mixed Martial Arts leagues.
The resurgent antigovernment movement is analyzed; a radical right California political party lays bare its political ambitions; and a man with long-standing ties to the Nazi movement causes controversy within a church denomination.
Hate groups remain at record levels; conspiracy theorists spread FEMA concentration camp myths; two trials of neo-Nazi propagandists are covered; and a meeting in Jekyll Island, Ga., pulls elements of the radical right together.
Klan murder shines light on a small Louisiana town; an former undercover agent discusses his experiences; a California group espouses a new form of anarchism; and Canadians are shocked by the Aryan Guard.
The number of hate groups rises to a record 926; far-right commentators blame minorities for the subprime mortgage crisis; "nativist extremist" groups continue to grow; and the sovereign citizen movement gains momentum.