Hatewatch Headlines 2/7/2018

Far-right pundits blame crash on ‘deep state’; DHS eyed long-term Muslim surveillance plan; Trump exploits NFL player’s accidental death; and more.

Media Matters: Far-right figures are saying the ‘Deep State’ is responsible for the stock-market crash.

Foreign Policy: Draft DHS report called for long-term surveillance of Sunni Muslim immigrants.

Right Wing Watch: Mat Staver says labeling Liberty Counsel a hate group is akin to what the Nazis did to Jews.

AlterNet: Donald Trump is shamelessly exploiting an NFL player’s death to push his racist immigration policy.

Talking Points Memo: Russian gun group with ties to NRA is being backed by far-right extremists.

Roanoke Times (VA): Richard Spencer files motion to dismiss because he’s having trouble getting an attorney.

The Guardian (UK): Fake news sharing in U.S. is mostly a right-wing thing, according to Oxford study.

Think Progress: Nebraska students say university is ignoring warnings about an active white nationalist on campus.

American-Statesman (Austin, TX): White supremacists who demonstrated at U of Texas were with ‘Patriot Front’.

Raw Story: An insider explains how rural Christian white America has a dark and terrifying underbelly.

Chicago Sun-Times: Illinois gubernatorial candidate says she’ll return donation after retweet of neo-Nazi account.

Texas Tribune: ‘Bathroom bill’ fizzles as a key issue in Texas’ Republican primary.

Sacramento Bee (CA): Former Sacramento skinhead, meth dealer suspected of killing fellow inmate.

KPTV-TV (Portland, OR): Deputies search for self-proclaimed white supremacist in Jackson County.

Times of Israel: Teenager behind spate of Jewish community center phone threats briefly escapes custody.

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