Hatewatch Headlines 11/5/2018

Law enforcement dropped the ball on white terror; Experts link Trump to rise of violence; Militia groups head to border, inspired by Trump; and more.

New York Times: U.S. law enforcement failed to see the threat of white nationalism. Now they don’t know how to stop it.

Vanity Fair: ‘Tipping point’: Counterterrorism experts say Trump is inspiring a terrifying new era of right-wing violence.

Washington Post: U.S. militia groups head to border, stirred up by Trump’s call to arms.

The Root: Are white men America’s biggest terror threat? We checked.

Yahoo News: U.S. has a political blind spot for right-wing terrorist threat, analysts say.

Global News (Canada): Why it’s so hard to stop online hate before it becomes real-life violence.

The Blade (Toledo, OH): Social media’s darker side.

Pittsburgh Tribune: Feds move to seal discovery materials in synagogue shooting case, details emerge about suspect’s past.

Think Progress: These prominent white nationalists interacted with the Pittsburgh shooting suspect online.

The Nation: This Pennsylvania legislator is an open white supremacist – and he’s up for re-election.

Talking Points Memo: Montana Senate candidate spoke to an Oath Keepers rally in 2014.

Berkeleyside: White nationalist group came to Berkeley with intent to cause violence, documents show.

Slate: Federal judge allows North Dakota Republicans to block Native Americans from voting.

Boston Globe: In the wake of racist graffiti, a community gathers to support students.

CNN: A California synagogue was vandalized with antisemitic graffiti four days after Pittsburgh.

Newsweek: Tom Steyer, Democrat who Trump attacked after pipe bomb mailing, receives a second suspicious package.

Triad City Beat (Winston-Salem, NC): On far-right social media, the hateful and violent rhetoric continues unabated.

KMOV-TV (St. Louis, MO): Four alleged members of Aryan Circle charged with racketeering, assault.

IntoMore: Spotify pulls ads for anti-transgender campaign in Massachusetts after outcry.

Tablet: Here are eight candidates who have expressed explicitly antisemitic views, or openly associate with antisemites.

Vice: Steve King freaked out after he was accused of being a white nationalist in a public forum.

Sacramento Bee: GOP California Assembly candidate blasted for campaign flier criticized as antisemitic.

The Forward: GOP candidate in North Carolina says no peace in Israel until Jews convert to Christianity.

Urban Milwaukee: New Berlin: A Wisconsin suburb is also a center for white nationalism.

Huffington Post: Idaho schoolteachers dressed up as stereotypical Mexicans – and a MAGA ‘border wall’ to boot.

The Athletic: New York’s MLS soccer team plagued by a violent, far-right fringe attending their games.

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