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."
In a special one-hour Democracy Now! broadcast, we examine two key influences on Wisconsin Sikh temple shooter, Wade Michael Page: The neo-Nazi music scene and pervasive white supremacism in U.S. military ranks.
The deaths of Sikh Americans at Oak Creek -- because it is a crime motivated by hate -- are a cancer that threatens our ability to be that family. There is no surgery we can perform to cut out that hate. How do we fight that hate? With love.
Ten years after the death of founder William Pierce, the National Alliance has been transformed from the nation's radical-right powerhouse into a tiny band of small-time propagandists, criminal thugs and attention-seeking losers.
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?
Beneath the surface of racial progress, Mississippi still remains a closed society -- a state divided into two separate realities. One is white and largely privileged, the other is black and largely disadvantaged.