Federal charges unveiled against would-be white nationalist terrorist

The 20-year-old white nationalist who plotted to attack a local Jewish Community Center in Ohio has been charged with transmitting threatening communications via interstate commerce — with additional charges likely incoming over the next few weeks. James Reardon Jr., a self-described white nationalist who attended the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, […]

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Trump campaign launches new video, complete with white supremacist symbol

The Trump campaign launched a new promotional video Wednesday that featured some of the president’s favorite hits. Job creation, stock market growth, low unemployment rates, regulatory rollbacks, high approval rating among Republicans — all pretty obvious content. Trump himself posted the video on Twitter, with the comment “Thank you for your support as we MAKE […]

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In the wake of El Paso and Dayton, the list of averted mass shootings keeps growing

In the few weeks since the twin massacres in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, at least  three people have been separately arrested for plotting mass shootings. Authorities in Connecticut took 22-year-old Brandon Wagshol into custody last Thursday. Wagshol had posted racist and homophobic rhetoric on Facebook, where he’d also reportedly expressed an interest in […]

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro makes a baseless conspiracy claim about who started the Amazon fires

Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro followed the authoritarian playbook when he claimed, without evidence, that non-governmental organizations and environmental groups caused the forest fires currently destroying large swathes of the Amazon rainforest. “On the question of burning in the Amazon, which in my opinion may have been initiated by NGOs because they lost money, what […]

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