Hatewatch Headlines 1/15/2018

Right-wing media rush to Trump’s defense; Congress to hold hearings on Bundy case; Hate groups making unprecedented push onto campuses; and more.

Media Matters: Here are the right-wing media figures defending Donald Trump’s racist ‘shithole’ remark.

Newsweek: Trump thinks only black people are on welfare, but really, white Americans receive most benefits.

Mother Jones: How Republicans normalized Trump’s racism.

Review-Journal (Las Vegas, NV): Congress expected to hold hearings on dismissal of Bundy case.

Washington Post: Hate groups make unprecedented push to recruit on college campuses.

Mic: This is fashwave, the suicidal retro-futurist art of the alt-right.

Political Research Associates: How Steve Bannon’s ‘washed out’ antisemitism works just the same.

Cleveland Jewish News (OH): Andrew Anglin’s Daily Stormer declares Delta the ‘official airline of the white race.’

Washington Times: Anglin defends himself against lawsuit by claiming Holocaust was a ‘hoax’ in court filing.

Daily Beast: Though MartinLutherKing.org is owned by neo-Nazis, it shows up atop Google searches.

WKRC-TV (Knoxville, TN): White nationalist is on the run after shooting, wounding Knoxville police officer.

Right Wing Watch: Conspiracy theorist Mark Taylor predicts Trump will unleash a wave of arrests of ‘satanic pedophiles’ soon.

Global Voices: Does free speech confer a right to preach hate? An American fundamentalist pastor tests Jamaica’s limits.

Journal & Courier (Lafayette, IN): KKK recruiting flyers found on cars, businesses in downtown Lafayette.

New Statesman: ‘Let’s colonize MySpace!’ Inside the alt-right’s new echo chamber of hate.

AlterNet: White woman sprays herself with sulfuric acid and then blames it on nonexistent black woman.

Raw Story: ‘Hate rag’ publisher promotes Hitler Fan Club in new issue, despite lawsuits, mail ban, and hate-speech charge.

San Francisco Chronicle: Prisoner slain in California prison ‘shanking’ was leader of a neo-Nazi organization.

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