After a massacre in South Carolina, the Confederate battle flag came under attack — and thousands of its supporters fought back
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Conspiracy theories originating on the extreme right have invaded American political life. And that's not good for democracy.
As the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump took off, white nationalists across the country rallied to his message
In this installment of the ratings-challenged soap opera, “As the Nazis Turn and Turn and Turn — in Circles,” an appeals court in Canada and a middle-aged accountant afraid of being murdered on a West Virginia mountaintop are making life miserable and costly for the one-time big bad wolf of American neo-Nazis, the National Alliance (NA).
As the country becomes more and more diverse, the neo-Confederate League of the South (LOS) has in recent years adopted increasingly racist, anti-Semitic and violent rhetoric.
After a months-long campaign by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and others, Reddit, a huge online bulletin board, finally decided in August that some of its most racist, hate-filled Web forums violated its standards and were making Reddit “worse for everyone else.”
After a year of sorrow, fear and anger over the police killing of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo., last year, the one thing the troubled little city did not need this summer was a pack of self-appointed guardians of the U.S. Constitution, toting around assault rifles and wandering the tense streets filled with protesters and police.
“Heidi Lynn of the House of Webster” sounds like the title of an episode of “Masterpiece Theater.”
When it comes to spreading prejudice and Islamophobia across the land, Pamela Geller, president of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, is the heavyweight champion.