Hatewatch Headlines 11/30/2017

Hate-crime training for police woefully inadequate; Trump’s conspiracist embrace; Where those anti-Muslim videos he tweeted came from; and more.

ProPublica: Hate crime training for police is often inadequate, sometimes nonexistent.

Think Progress: Trump’s belief in conspiracy theories paints a picture of a president in chaos.

ADL.org: A short history of how Donald Trump amplifies extremism and hate on Twitter.

Talking Points Memo: Meet Britain First, the violent extremist group retweeted by President Trump.

BuzzFeed: Here’s where that false anti-Muslim video that Trump retweeted came from.

Mother Jones: Internet emails reveal how the Trump administration blocks abortions for migrant teens.

CityWeekly (Salt Lake City, UT): Cliven Bundy’s armed insurrection, rooted in religious extremism, stands on trial.

Newsweek: What is ‘white sharia’? Alt-right blogger doesn’t want women to vote, drive or work.

Washington Post: Tucker Carlson waffles and evades when confronted with white supremacist at Daily Caller.

The Nation: Trumpism infects California’s schools, as Muslim students feel rising discomfort.

Reuters: Facebook reports progress in removing extremist content.

Tucson Weekly (AZ): $59 million in hate-speech fines from Germany can focus the mind, even if you’re Facebook.

New York Times: The Masterpiece Cakeshop case is not about religious freedom, it’s about discrimination.

Media Matters: Six takeaways from The Nation’s investigative report on Alliance Defending Freedom’s legal army.

Imagine 2050: Anti-immigrant sheriff Thomas Hodgson joins FAIR’s advisory board.

Associated Press: Indiana Senate candidate fired aide who was affiliated with white-nationalist group.

Chronicle of High Education: Why the University of Maryland is hiring a ‘hate-bias response coordinator’.

Vice: Hate crimes increased in Canada last year, too.

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