Trump’s conflations hurt ability to face threats; Shooter linked to bigoted comments; What’s change since Charlottesville; and more.
ReWire: Trump administration keeps conflating immigration with terrorism, at the expense of domestic threats.
New York Times: Mass shooters are all different, except for one thing: They’re all men.
CNN: Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz made antisemitic, racist comments in private chat group.
AlterNet: Trump actually slashed funding to combat white-supremacist violence prior to Florida school shooting.
The Guardian (UK): America’s dark underbelly: I watched the rise of white nationalism.
ABC News: What has changed in the six months since the Charlottesville rally.
Counter Extremism Project: Don’t call us Nazis, we just take their money.
Inquisitr: Reddit’s ‘The_Donald’ was one of the biggest havens for Russian propaganda in the 2016 election.
Madison.com: Keeping a closer eye on content is going to cost Alphabet and its YouTube dearly.
Good: Here’s a list of politicians with white-supremacist ties currently running for Congress.
BuzzFeed: Twitter trolls post photos of old assaults on whites claiming to be from screenings of ‘Black Panther.’
Washington Post: New report examines fresh spate of ugly hate incidents at U.S. schools.
Oregonian: Oregon State students vote to oust grad-student rep accused of hate crime in a landslide.
Co.Design: How ProPublica and its investigative algorithms became Big Tech’s scariest watchdog.
Think Progress: Why is this prominent Russia ‘expert’ writing for a bigoted anti-Semitic outlet?
Huffington Post: The anti-Semitic spokesman for white nationalist candidate Paul Nehlen grew up Jewish.
WHYY-TV (Philadelphia, PA): Open letter stirs controversy for blasting ‘believe the victim’ approach to campus sex assaults.
Share Blue: Texas GOP congressman Roger Williams ‘grateful’ for award from anti-LGBT hate group.
The Georgetown Voice (Washington, DC): Anti-LGBT campus group claims that university misallocated donations.
Media Matters: Chronicle of a white supremacist PR crisis and the making of a hoax.