Hatewatch Headlines 2/2/2018

Alt-right ‘fight clubs’ are on the rise; College campuses are white nationalist targets; Arpaio has given five interviews to antisemitic magazine; and more.

Mother Jones: The terrifying rise of alt-right fight clubs.

Think Progress: The account of a former white-supremacist leader shows a path out of Trump-driven racial resentment.

CNN: White supremacists targeting college campuses more than ever, report warns.

Vice: A look at Identity Evropa, the preppy hate group driving a huge spike in white nationalist propaganda on campuses.

Lansing City Pulse (MI): Alt-right, right in our backyard: White nationalists gather weekly in Okemos hotel.

Arizona Republic: Joe Arpaio has given at least five interviews to a notorious antisemitic publication.

TruthOut: Will Mike Cernovich’s new ‘New Reich’ replace Spencer’s alt-reich?

Daily Progress (Charlottesville, VA): Judge declines to move ‘Unite the Right’ organizer Jason Kessler’s perjury trial.

Right Wing Watch: Infowars’ Jerome Corsi claims GOP train accident was actually a ‘false flag terror attack.’

Media Matters: Major fake news website YourNewsWire cites ‘The Storm’ conspiracy theory to push fake stories.

BuzzFeed: A Muslim group that was denied a permit for a New Jersey mosque amid protests will get a second chance.

AL.com: Two students suspended after same-sex prom proposal at Alexandria High School.

Oregonian: Oregon State student rep, under fire for white nationalist views, now faces felony hate-crime charge.

KHOU-TV (Houston, TX): Far-right student group sues Lone Star College on behalf of Alliance Defending Freedom.

Sacramento Bee (CA): Friends say homophobic bar attack could cost victim sight in one eye.

The Root: Texas woman charged with yelling racial slurs at interracial couple, smashing their car windows.

ABC7-Denver (CO): Fugitive white-supremacist gang member arrested in rural Mesa County.

Bakersfield Californian (CA): Swastikas spray-painted on multiple homes in Bakersfield retirement community.

Eugene Weekly (OR): I married a white supremacist.

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