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Hatewatch Headlines 8/13/2018

ADF goes on hate radio to attack hate-group status; White nationalists’ message permeates mainstream right; Twitter gives Proud Boys the boot; and more.

Right Wing Watch: ADF takes to hate radio in order to claim they aren’t a hate group.

The Atlantic: The white nationalists are winning, as their messages permeate the mainstream Republican Party.

BuzzFeed: Twitter suspended Proud Boys and founder Gavin McInnes’ Twitter accounts ahead of ‘Unite the Right 2.’

Media Matters: NPR adopted white supremacist Jason Kessler’s frame in interview at D.C. rally.

Raw Story: Washington restaurants and bars not welcome to far-right rallygoers: ‘Free popcorn except for Nazis.’

Washington Post: There’s a simple legal tactic that can help keep hate groups from marching in your town.

Rolling Stone: Is Facebook even equipped to regulate hate speech and fake news on its platform?

Think Progress: Suspect behind massive California fires was steeped in conspiracy theories, from 9/11 to QAnon.

Salon: Why QAnon followers believe: The psychology embracing far-right conspiracy theories.

Kansas City Star (MO): GOP nominee who said ‘Hitler was right’ easily wins his primary election in Missouri.

New York Times: Georgia gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp is an enemy of democracy and a vote-suppression expert.

Richmond Times-Dispatch (VA): Confederate groups planning a pro-monument rally in Richmond on Aug. 19.

Farmington Daily Times (NM): Father of Aztec High School shooter says his son regularly visited neo-Nazi websites.

CNN: After brutal attack on Sikh man is caught on video, police chief ‘disgusted’ to learn his son is one of the suspects.

Times-Picayune (New Orleans): Plaquemines Sheriff’s Office probes complaint that deputy is part of alleged hate group.

PennLive: ‘Aryan Strikeforce’ leader pleads guilty to felony weapons-possession charge.

BBC: Gab user Patrick Little’s vicious anti-Semitic posts removed, in response to threat from Microsoft.

Oregonian: Jury acquits FBI agent accused of lying about firing shots during fatal confrontation with LaVoy Finicum.

AlterNet: Here’s how to win the civil war over social justice and civil rights.

Guardian: Senior member of far-right Generation Identity group resigns after links to neo-Nazis exposed.

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