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.
The story of Hendrik Möbus, convicted child murderer and National Socialist Black Metal musician, illustrates the divide being bridged between the European and American neo-Nazi and extremist movements. The strident language of the black separatist New Black Panther Party is covered alongside the demise of the once-mighty Aryan Nations.
A special report on the neo-Confederate movement covers its social debut, the history of the racist League of the South, and a survey of the real South under Jim Crow. Also featured is an interview exposing oft-repeated neo-Confederate myths and the rise of on-call white supremacist lawyer Kirk Lyons.
At even the most prominent schools around the nation, hate gains a foothold with professors, students, and in hate crimes and bias incidents. Patriot groups are on the decline; a former federal prosecutor remembers the mistakes at Waco.
A retrospective of the 1990s reveals a decade unprecedented in the history of extremism. The annual roundup of hate groups finds the Internet and 'mergers' as major forces. A new convergence of 'left' and 'right' surrounds the issue of globalism.
Hate groups reach out to a troubled generation, using socioeconomic conditions to gain a foothold among U.S. youth. The popular 'black metal' rock scene is being infiltrated by extremist ideology, while Resistance Records is taken over by the National Alliance.
A retired member of the U.S. Army's Special Forces is a key figure at the crossroads of right-wing extremism and the paramilitary underground. Women's roles are changing inside the extremist right. And despite a membership of less than 150, Matt Hale and his 'church' are grabbing headlines across the country.
In a special Patriot Movement issue, the financial scams and tax evasion plots of the extremist right are exposed. NORFED is selling its own currency; Greater Ministries, a Florida 'church,' operated a Ponzi scheme bilking thousands.