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Hatewatch Headlines 10/29/2018

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.’

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