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Walls and Bosnia 24 Years After?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.22.2016 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

This is not just about Bosnia but rather the reactionary appeal of nationalism, populism and manifestations of walls, physical and psychological.

W. Kamau Bell Shares His Experience Meeting The Ku Klux Klan

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.26.2016 | Black Voices

W. Kamau Bell has decided to venture off into uncharted territory for his new CNN docu-series, "United Shades of America." Last Thursday, the socio-po...

Never Trump

Laura Merriman | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Laura Merriman

Donald Trump is truly despicable; he race baits to make opportunistic political gains and revels in the resulting violent chaos he has provoked. After all, this is the candidate who hoped that the recent violence at his rallies would earn him more votes.

Religious Freedom (to Burn Our Own Wtches) - Song of the Week

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 04.05.2016 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

I wrote a eulogy song for Jesse Helms (sixteen years before he died) which contained the lyric, "He carefully separated Church and State / One at seve...

Radical Christian Terrorists

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 04.04.2016 | Religion
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Terrorism has been described generally as the use of violence, or the threat of violence, to accomplish a political, religious, or ideological purpose...

TONIGHT'S DEBATE: Will Trump Play it Cool or not?

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

Has The Establishment played into Trump's (big) hands? The stakes are high in tonight's Republican presidential debate at the University of Miami....

#NeverTrump Will Quickly Become #OKWhatTheHellGoDonald

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Mitt made a long speech full of many detailed reasons why Donald Trump is absolutely unacceptable as a presidential candidate; but if Trump becomes the nominee, then Mitt will put party in front of country and go right ahead and support Trump anyway.

Trump Supporter's Lies About the KKK Reflect Standard GOP Talking Points

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Let's talk about the past, and let's talk about the present. Let's talk about racist terrorism, the Ku Klux Klan, and segregation. Let's talk about progressives and right wingers, and the Democratic and Republican parties.

Subtle Trump? (And Not Just About...)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 03.05.2016 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The Donald, The Klan, and The Party Formerly Known as Lincoln's.

What Trump and Reagan Share

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 03.09.2016 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

This year's Republican presidential nominating contest shows that nearly three decades after Ronald Reagan left office, his impact on the Republican Party endures.

Why Donald Trump Is the Candidate of White Supremacy, and What That Means

Kicker | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Kicker

He channels and gives voice to frustration and anger among people on the right who feel like America is going in the wrong direction and has lost its stature. Including -- let's be real -- hateful people.

Donald Trump and the Death Knell of White Supremacy

Jim Wallis | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Jim Wallis

The media can act shocked about Trump failing to quickly and very clearly denounce David Duke and the KKK and their support for him, but they didn't seriously ask the more important question: Why do the advocates of white supremacy like and advocate for Donald Trump?

GOP Closet

Jonathan Richards | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Here's What Happened During Donald Trump Jr.'s Interview With A White Nationalist

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump Jr. explained how his father would win the white working-class vote during an interview this week with James Edwards, a white nationalist...

Flashing Fascist Colors, Trump Tightens His Grip on Nomination: Will He Finally Be Unmasked?

William Bradley | Posted 03.03.2016 | Media
William Bradley

With billionaire bully boy Donald Trump arrogantly flashing his fascist colors on Super Tuesday, how many supposedly big-time Republicans have spoken out against his disgusting politics of racism, hatred, and aggressive know-nothingism? Too damn few.

We All Must Draw a Line Against Hate and Violence

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

On Saturday I went to Anaheim armed with a pen, iPhone and index cards to conduct research on hate groups. The California Realm of the North Carolina-based Loyal White Knights Klan (LWK) group was supposed to come to a park for an "informational walk." As soon as the LWK arrived, the street adjoining the park turned into a violent maelstrom of knives, wooden planks, metal rods, fists, feet and blood.

Hillary v. Trump: Scalia's Death Changed Everything

Eric Mink | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics
Eric Mink

Scalia's death changed everything. Instead of nominations of federal judges being just another presidential election year hypothetical, there is now a hard, cold reality: Someone will take Scalia's place on the Supreme Court, and that person will have a lifetime appointment.

Donald Trump Under Fire For Waffling On The KKK

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics

Prominent political figures across the spectrum on Monday criticized Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after the billionaire seemed reluc...

Trump, the KKK, David Duke and SuperTuesday

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 02.29.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

WILL ANYTHING COME OF THIS CHAOS? Tomorrow is Super Tuesday. No matter what happens, Republicans are in chaos. Even with clarity. Here's why. Let's...

Video Captures A Violent Brawl Between KKK And Protesters In California

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 02.29.2016 | Crime

A witness' video captured the moment Saturday when KKK members and counterprotesters began brawling during a Klan rally in California, revealing just ...

3 Stabbed During Ku Klux Klan Rally In Southern California

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.27.2016 | Crime

Warning: This story contains graphic photos and video. Three people were stabbed Saturday during a Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim, California, includin...

White Supremacists Mobilize For Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.28.2016 | Politics

As the Republican presidential primary moves into the American south, white supremacist groups are working to mobilize racists to get out the vote for...

Hate Groups And Extremism Grew In 2015

The Huffington Post | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump earned the dubious honor Wednesday of appearing on the cover of the Southern Poverty Law Center's annual report on extremis...

2015 Saw A 14 Percent Rise In Hate Groups

Washington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

America is getting angrier. For the first time in five years, the number of hate groups in the United States rose in 2015, according to a new report f...

The Lairds Came To America!

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

249 years ago during a bitterly cold January and February, they were on two ships...Samuel Laird, 41, his wife, Margaret Gibson, 36, and their three s...