Pittsburgh tragedy part of disturbing trends; Trump’s ‘Caravan’ hysteria led to this; Gab is reeling from its Bowers ties, but defiant; and more.
Washington Post: Pittsburgh shooting comes amid a rise in hate crimes, growing anxiety about right-wing extremism.
The Atlantic: Trump’s hysteria over the ‘Caravan’ led to this.
New Yorker: Even the people who track extremism professionally had trouble keeping up this week.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Bowers’ favorite social-media platform, Gab, is reeling but defiant.
Media Matters: What you need to know about Gab, the social-media platform that is a ‘haven for white nationalists.’
The Hill: Jewish leaders tell Trump he’s not welcome in Pittsburgh until he denounces white nationalism.
York Daily Record (PA): Pittsburgh shooting part of ‘white terrorism,’ state civil rights watchdog says.
Guardian: Pittsburgh shooting extends wave of conspiracy-minded right-wing violence.
Forbes: How Trump’s psychology of hate unleashed the MAGAbomber.
Right Wing Watch: Right-wing media downplay the fact that mail-bomb suspect is a Trump supporter.
Reveal News: Pipe bombing suspect is just the latest Trump to direct his anger at the president’s enemies.
Vox: The pipe bombing suspect’s sticker-covered van, explained.
BuzzFeed: Critics say Trump administration hasn’t done enough to contain right-wing extremism.
Think Progress: Fox Business scrambles to paper over its promotion of antisemitic conspiracy theories.
CNN: Campbell Soup vice-president who tweeted Soros conspiracy theory is out.
Arizona Republic: Controversial Muslim ‘threat’ trainer Guandolo suspended from Twitter after synagogue shooting tweet.
Talking Points Memo: Militia groups and far-right activists are fundraising to stop migrant caravan.
Raw Story: Arizona Republican caught spreading MAGAbomber conspiracy theories from ex-porn star.
NonProfit Quarterly: Political leaders, Trump critics, and a Soros-funded nonprofit foundation in the crosshairs.
New York Times: How voter suppression could swing the midterm elections.
Newsweek: Dinesh d’Souza, right-wing filmmaker pardoned by Trump, shares tweets with hashtag #burntheJews.
Reuters: Kentucky supermarket shooting of two black people is being investigated as a hate crime.
NBC News: Fourth white nationalist from RAM wanted for Charlottesville rioting turns himself in.
Oregonian: Prominent sovereign citizen tax dodger Winston Shrout sent to prison for 10 years.
Spokesman-Review (Spokane, WA): Rep. Matt Shea takes credit, criticism for document titled ‘Biblical Basis for War.’
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Critics blast Brian Kemp for posing for photo with anti-Muslim extremist.
Roanoke Times (VA): University of Virginia bans list of white nationalists from their campus for four years.
Yahoo News: Man defends dressing his five-year-old son as Hitler for Halloween: ‘We love history.’