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.
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.