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White Nationalism

Did the Spirit of Donald Trump Help Assassinate Jo Cox in Britain Last Week?

Andy Schmookler | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

At the more complex level, I would argue, it is probable that some of the responsibility rests with Donald Trump or, one might say, with the "spirit" that Trump has unleashed into the world with his campaign.

Trump Campaign Tied To Second Leader of White Nationalist Party

Bruce Wilson | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Bruce Wilson

Even as Donald Trump seeks to tack to the center, and leave behind his earlier, wildly controversial statements on Hispanics and Muslims, mounting evidence concerning the Trump campaign's ties to racist white nationalists -- including two of the six directors of the American Freedom Party -- threatens to undermine Trump's re-branding effort.

White Nationalists Have Figured Out Who Should Be In President Trump's Cabinet

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.28.2016 | Politics

What do America’s white nationalists want? They want them some Donald Trump. Over the past few months, the real estate mogul and all-around class ac...

Montana Receives Prime Time TV Exposure for Attractive Scenery and Repellent White Supremacy

Jonathan Hutson | Posted 03.23.2016 | Politics
Jonathan Hutson

This majestic mountain setting attracts many gun-owning libertarians who rightly cherish the freedom of speech without which our liberties would perish. In addition, it has attracted a small community of anti-Semitic conspiracy theorists.

How Trump Is Inspiring A New Generation Of White Nationalists

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The gathering on the eighth-floor rotunda of the federal government’s Ronald Reagan Building looked, at first glance, like any other S...

Trump Candidacy Energizes White Supremacists

Peter Montgomery | Posted 03.02.2016 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

Trump has supported white nationalists by giving them a national platform and fundraising opportunities. He has repeatedly re-tweeted praise for him from white nationalists, giving them a chance to be known by his more than six million Twitter followers.

Donald Trump's Horrifying Anti-Immigrant Message Is Anything But New

Michael Keegan | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Trump talks a big, hateful, game, but his views are disturbingly close to those that have too long been met with a warm welcome --or at least a blind eye -- in Washington.

White Supremacists Are Capitalizing On Trump To Expand Their Movement

Politico | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

The Ku Klux Klan is using Donald Trump as a talking point in its outreach efforts. Stormfront, the most prominent American white supremacist website, ...

I Hate Fundamentalism

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 11.23.2015 | World
Ian Reifowitz

Fundamentalism is an idea so extreme that its adherents will do anything to see it succeed. Anything. Fundamentalism is an idea that cancels out any competing concerns, any other values or commitments. To a fundamentalist, the end justifies the means, no matter what.

We Cannot Leave Anti-Muslim Hate Unchecked

Anu Joshi | Posted 10.09.2015 | Religion
Anu Joshi

Although it might be tempting to dismiss these protesters as part of a racist, fringe movement, not to be taken seriously, that would be a mistake. The organized anti-Muslim movement in this country is well-financed, well-organized and pervasive in American politics.

Hate-Group Watchdog: Trump Has 'White Nationalist Positions'

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 08.26.2015 | Latino Voices

A national hate-group watchdog said on Wednesday that the real estate mogul Donald Trump has "white nationalist positions" on Latino immigrants, wheth...

Racist Violence and Social Science

Chip Berlet | Posted 06.25.2016 | Politics
Chip Berlet

Right-wing hate groups do not cause prejudice in the United States -- they exploit it. What we clearly see as objectionable bigotry surfacing in Extreme Right movements, is actually the magnified form of oppressions that swim silently in the familiar yet obscured eddies of "mainstream" society.

Dylann Roof, the Charleston Murders and Hate in the Mainstream

J. Richard Cohen | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
J. Richard Cohen

Most Americans would no doubt recoil at the ugly racism espoused by the CCC. But it would be a mistake to think that this extremist organization lurks only at the extreme fringe of American society.

Hunter Stuart

White Student Union Founder's Hateful Remarks

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 08.08.2013 | College

The founder of a white student union at a school in Georgia has a history of hate speech. Patrick Sharp, the 18-year-old freshman who recently star...

Activist Son of Key Racist Leader Renounces White Nationalism

Mark Potok | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Mark Potok

Derek Black, the son of the former Alabama Klan leader who runs the largest racist Web forum in the world, has renounced white nationalism, saying that he had been through "a gradual awakening process" and apologizing for his past activism.

Haley Appoints Man Accused Of White Supremacist Ties

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.23.2013 | Politics

One of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's (R) picks for her reelection committee in February has now been accused of being a white supremacist, Raw Sto...

WATCH: Is A Student Group For White Students Racist?

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 10.15.2012 | College

The student behind a controversial White Student Union at Towson University claims that the group is necessary to fight "inherent anti-white bias in a...

White Supremacy and the Wisconsin Shooting Spree

Dr. David J. Leonard | Posted 10.10.2012 | Crime
Dr. David J. Leonard

Rather than reflecting on the deathly consequences of white supremacy, rather than look at the burgeoning white nationalist movement, the narrative has already been in overdrive to individualize and contextualize, to describe this rampage as a "senseless act."

White Nationalism: A Scourge That Won't Go Away

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

So who, precisely, is Peter Brimelow, and why should the rest of us be concerned when a white nationalist racist like him appears at the same event as Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Sarah Palin?

White Man's Burden: A History of Nationalism from Leonard Zeskind (VIDEO)

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Wellington Ennis

Zeskind explained to me in this interview that many of the mainstream mouthpieces bemoaning the disenfranchised white man are pandering to an existent culture ingrained with separatism.

What Not to Do About the Tea Parties and Some Hints About What to Do

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

During the past year the Tea Parties have managed to capture the angst and the sense of political and social dispossession felt by a definite strata of middle and working class white people.

Guilt by Association: The Southern Poverty Law Center Hurls a Punch

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

A few days ago, I received a notice from a friend informing me that the Southern Poverty Law Center had included me in this week's HateWatch. I linke...

An Open Letter to Mark Lilla: Yes, We Should Take the Right Seriously

Leonard Zeskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Leonard Zeskind

Palin's anti-elite style embodied a particular form of nationalism that abjured both elites and the "undeserving" poor. It is precisely this nationalism that animates Tea Partiers today.

'Whites are People Too': Why Some White People are Stating the Obvious

Carol M. Swain | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol M. Swain

Hadassah's is one of many such e-mails I have received over the years from whites who confess to having been raised in liberal democratic- homes, but who are now flirting with white nationalism.

Whether Gates or Health Care, Race Matters

Abby L. Ferber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Abby L. Ferber

Discussions of race are not merely a distraction from more important matters; they are essential to understanding political mobilization around many of the significant policy issues facing us today.