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Youth at the Edge

Issue Number: 
96
 | 
Fall
 
1999

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.

Steven Barry: Behind the Special Forces Underground

Issue Number: 
95
 | 
Summer
 
1999

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.

Patriots for Profit

Issue Number: 
94
 | 
Spring
 
1999
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.

Hate Groups Top 500

Issue Number: 
93
 | 
Winter
 
1999

The annual hate group count reveals an increase from 474 in 1997 to 537 in 1998. Hatemeister William Pierce tries to build alliances with other extremists while a former National Alliance insider tells her story. The 'mainstream' Council of Conservatives is a safe harbor for racists and anti-Semites.

Y2KAOS

Issue Number: 
92
 | 
Fall
 
1998

The Y2K computer bug fuels profits and hysteria on the far right. Antigovernment icon 'Bo' Gritz's bizarre suicide attempt is only one strange turn in his tale. A trail of death follows Chevie Kehoe and the members of his gang as they try to turn the American West into an Aryan republic.

Wrath of 'Angels'

Issue Number: 
91
 | 
Summer
 
1998

As anti-abortion extremists come into contact with common-law advocates, 'Patriots,' Christian Identity adherents and others, the movement explodes with violence. Read the stories of nurse Emily Lyons, permanently blinded and disabled by a shrapnel-packed bomb and officer 'Sande' Sanderson, killed in the same attack on a Birmingham clinic.

Patriot Games

Issue Number: 
90
 | 
Spring
 
1998

Common-law courts and other antigovernment extremists suffer legal losses, but hardliners continue to stir up trouble. 'Patriot' groups decrease in number, but are dominated by hardliners. A 'documentary' about the Waco siege twists the facts.

474 Hate Groups Blanket America

Issue Number: 
89
 | 
Winter
 
1998

The yearly hate group count finds an actual rise of 20 percent. Christian Identity is profiled as a major source of ideology for the extreme right. Racist neo-Paganism takes a foothold with imprisoned and other white supremacists.