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Meet Maryland's White Nationalist 'David Duke' GOP Candidate

Jonathan Hutson | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Hutson

White nationalists from the League of the South -- the premier neo-Confederate group -- are hailing the recent Republican primary victory of Maryland's Michael Peroutka -- who won his party's nomination in an Anne Arundel County Council race, as well as a seat on the GOP Central Committee there -- as "a political victory for us."

The Upside Down Wonderland of Racism

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Is the United States now a "colorblind" society? Or even more importantly, should the United States be a "colorblind/race-blind" society? The very notion of "race-blindness" is deeply problematic.

The Linguistic Legacy of American Politics

Rich Rubino | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

For all the legacies that American politics has bequeathed to the world, one that rarely gets acclaim is its linguistic legacy. Many words that originated from American politics have permeated our general lexicon.

The Next Anti-Jewish Conspiracy Theory

Abraham H. Foxman | Posted 12.20.2012 | World
Abraham H. Foxman

It is incumbent upon all good people who reject hateful conspiracy theories and anti-Semitism to stand up and speak out, so that these unacceptable views remain marginalized and relegated to the far fringes of society and the darkest corners of cyberspace.

For Real White Supremacists: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

For many, an election, even a losing one, is an opportunity to congratulate the victor and stand in awe of the beauty of our democratic system. But for white nationalists, the impact of President Obama's success was not a happy occasion.

Matt Sledge

Charles Barron's Press Conference Missing Key Endorser | Matt Sledge | Posted 06.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Friday was supposed to be a day for controversial City Councilman Charles Barron's allies to "stand by their man," according to a press re...

WATCH: Former KKK Grand Wizard Endorses Former Black Panther For Congress

Posted 06.22.2012 | New York

David Duke, a former KKK Grand Wizard and self-described "white nationalist", released a video Wednesday endorsing former Black Panther and current Mo...

Steve Smith, Racism, and the Republican Dilemma

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

America is browning as African Americans and Latinos comprise an increasing proportion of the nation's population. Republican silence only continues to feed the narrative that the party will take the support of racists to win elections.

A Neo-Nazi in the GOP: Where's the Outrage From On High?

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.01.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Arthur Jones, a neo-Nazi, outspoken anti-Semite and Holocaust denier, wants to be a Republican congressman from the Land of Lincoln.

Yo, GOP Candidates, That's Racist!

Brandon Thomas | Posted 03.26.2012 | Black Voices
Brandon Thomas

Many of you may know the Tumblr blog, "Yo, Is This Racist?" For those of you who aren't Tumblr-savvy, the creator of this blog fields questions from average people who ask if certain aspects of their lives are racist or not.

Jason Cherkis

Ron Paul's Racist, Homophobic Newsletters Gain New Life On Twitter | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

With Rep. Ron Paul's rise in the Iowa polls, reporters are once again scrutinizing the congressman's old racist and homophobic newsletters. At var...

John Rudolf

Notorious Ex-Klan Leader Arrested in Germany | John Rudolf | Posted 11.30.2011 | Crime

David Duke, the former Ku Klux Klan leader, white supremacist and Louisiana politician, was arrested and taken into custody in Cologne on Friday, prio...

Dear Westboro Baptist, Please Protest My Funeral

Brandon G. Withrow | Posted 10.03.2011 | Religion
Brandon G. Withrow

I can imagine that great day when Westboro heads out to protest and Americans shrug their shoulders. If a protest of my funeral takes them one step closer to future obscurity and irrelevance, then do your worst.

Jason Linkins

It's David Duke's Turn To Get Presidential Speculation, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

Poll after poll indicates that GOP voters are not particularly happy with the field of candidates that are vying for the 2012 GOP nomination. But how ...

Law Firm Files 32 Suits Over Denver Post Photo

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A law firm that targets the unauthorized use of news content on the Internet has filed 32 lawsuits in federal court in Colorado seeking...

The Press Misses the Real Story In the "Is President Obama a Christian" Controversy

Mark Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Joseph

A growing minority of Americans now believe that President Obama is a deeply-closeted Muslim, and an even larger number of citizens now don't know wha...

Glenn Beck Promotes Vicious Anti-Semite on Radio Show

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Menachem Rosensaft

Just when we thought that we had heard all the offensive, Nazi-related comments that could possibly be uttered, we are proven wrong with a vengeance.

Think Again: The Surprising Success of the Right-Wing Rant

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

For once, has got it right.

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Nomination: Obama Gives the Nation Another Teaching Moment

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

One thing is clear: President Obama's choice of a Latina woman has sparked the ugliest reaction from the Republican Right we've seen years.

Worse Spokespeople Than Bristol Palin

Warren Holstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Warren Holstein

1. George W. Bush for RIF (Reading Is Fundamental). He's is not just the former president, he's a client.

David Duke, Former KKK Leader, Ordered To Leave Czech Republic

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRAGUE — Czech authorities have released former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke from detention and ordered him to leave the country. Police spok...

David Duke, Former KKK Leader, Detained In Prague

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRAGUE — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke was detained by police in the Czech Republic on Friday on suspicion of denying the Holocaust. Po...

David Duke Banned By Czech University From Giving Speech

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRAGUE — Prague's Charles University says it has banned a lecture by former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke. Duke is planning a trip to the Czec...

Pope Benedict XVI's Noxious Rehabilitation of a Holocaust Denier

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Menachem Rosensaft

Holocaust denial is a pernicious strain of anti-Semitism, and Pope Benedict's ill-conceived embrace of Bishop Williamson sends a clear message within the Roman Catholic Church.

The GOP's White Supremacy

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

Like a restricted country club that would rather die than change, the Republican Party is marginalizing itself for the sake of the white men who run it.