Armed with new ideas, allies and products, the radical right invades pop culture. Neo-Confederates are determined to reconstruct Abraham Lincoln. Pat Buchanan and others warn 'cultural Marxism,' a shadowy Jewish conspiracy, will subvert American culture.
In this yearly audit of hate and 'Patriot' groups in the United States, the radical right, appearing more potent than ever in early 2002, finds itself in disarray. Also in this issue: a culture of vigilante violence along the U.S.-Mexico border; David Duke, con man; and the dismal record of the SLRC.
Racist prison gangs hit the street. The death of founder William Pierce leads to rifts within the neo-Nazi National Alliance. Neo-Confederate extremists sieze control of the formerly moderate Sons of Confederate Veterans.
A "board of directors" has appointed Erich Gliebe to replace William Pierce as the new chairman of the National Alliance. American eco-radicals are growing more violent. A black supremacist cult leader in Georgia meets his match.
In the world of anti-immigration groups, John Tanton pulls the strings. A contentious Idaho custody battle puts long-time white supremacist Louis Beam back in the news. Shortwave radio dispenses rabid voices of hate.
Hate groups up 12% in 2001, as September 11 stirs up a movement. Connections between radical Islamists and neo-Nazi extremists are explored. The SCV enters its own civil war. Anti-abortion propagandist Neal Horsley is profiled.
Ten years after the U.S. began tracking hate crimes, the Report finds numerous flaws in the system, resulting in up to 80% underreporting. The aftermath of 9/11 is explored, including extremist views encouraged and spawned by the terrorist attacks and civil liberties in the post-9/11 era. Tiny LaVerkin, Utah is picking a fight with the U.N.
From Los Angeles to Moscow, extremism goes global. Read a detailed timeline linking American and European extremism, as well as an in-depth report on neofascist European politics. Hatecore takes hold as white power music sweeps the international music scene.
As the Oklahoma City bomber faces death, a movement fades. Read profiles of the top 40 'Patriot' and militia activists. Antigovernment tensions reach Washington State's 'Freedom County' and a prominent 'unregistered church' in Indiana.