Stories by David Neiwert

David Neiwert is an investigative journalist and author based in Seattle, whose most recent book is And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border (Nation Books). He is the senior editor of Crooks and Liars and has won a National Press Club award for his reportage on domestic terrorism.   subscribe to David Neiwert's feed

Posted on: Jul 9, 2014, Source: SPLC's Hate Watch

Jury nullification is a long-term pet project.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2014, Source: Southern Poverty Law Center

The longtime “To the Contrary” host said she no longer considers herself a progressive.

Posted on: May 19, 2014, Source: Southern Poverty Law Center

Wonder what changed heinous Frank Taaffe's mind.

Posted on: Mar 17, 2014, Source: Southern Poverty Law Center

Organizer Kyle Hunt's failed attempt at manifesting white resentment on the streets ends in failure.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2014, Source: Southern Poverty Law Center

Patrons of iconic gay bar that has been targeted before acted fast to douse flames.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2013, Source: Orcinus

Paul has a long history as the link between a diverse array of groups that promote anti-Semitic conspiracies as well as a deep hatred of U.S. government.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2013, Source: AlterNet

If ever there was a movement tailored to recruit and promote social deviants, it was the Minutemen.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2013, Source: Perseus Books

A powerful excerpt from David Neiwert's new book, "And Hell Followed with Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border."

Posted on: Jul 23, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The brutal killings of Junior and Brisenia Flores highlighted growing extremism on the fringes of the anti-immigrant movement.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2011, Source: Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute

The Right bears the lion's share of the blame for creating a toxic environment in which unstable people come to believe their political opponents are pure evil.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet/The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute

In places like rural Montana, the Tea Party is working hand-in-glove with Patriot movement radicals -- including some with close ties to white supremacists and armed militias.

Posted on: May 25, 2010, Source: PoliPoint Press

For huge numbers of dedicated right-wing Americans, November 5, 2008, was the end of the world. Or at least, the end of America as they knew it.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2009, Source: Orcinus

They're being much more public in their full-on expressions of racism, nativism, and xenophobia.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2009, Source: Orcinus

Eliminationism much, Pat?

Posted on: Oct 24, 2009, Source: Orcinus

A knee-slapper indeed.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2009, Source: Orcinus

Gun shows represent a bus-sized loophole in the law.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2009, Source: Orcinus

A couple of months ago, a newly formed militia reared its head in a familiar place -- the Panhandle of Northern Idaho.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2009, Source: Orcinus

Whoa, that's some old-school eugenics right there.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2009, Source: Orcinus

An undercover ATF sting raided white supremacists in at least three states last Thursday.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2009, Source: Orcinus

When right-wingers attack "evil progressivism," it sounds like they yearn for the days when American workers were indentured servants to the wealthy.

Posted on: Nov 3, 2008, Source: Orcinus

Where is the outrage when neo-Nazis plot to murder a black man running for President -- and 102 other people of the same race?

Posted on: Oct 16, 2008, Source: Orcinus

These are the people who give John McCain so much pride.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Sarah Palin has some far-right fringe friends back in Wasilla, Alaska.

Posted on: Aug 21, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

So much for that 'respectful campaign' From Ol' McNasty.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A great victory for the U.S. comes from a citizen right-wingers would want to deport.

Posted on: Aug 19, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Thousands of children are dumped into squalor after being deported from the United States.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Oh, how awful it is (whine whimper) that NBC and Andrea Mitchell aren't being "fair and balanced."

Posted on: Aug 14, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

<i>Obama Nation</i> vs. <i>The Real McCain</i>: A Study In Contrasts

Posted on: Aug 13, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

McCain seems to be copying quite a bit these days.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Heaven help us if we become as paranoid as they are. And the funny thing is, they keep proving that we ought to be.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2008, Source: Orcinus

White supremacists see their imminent defeat as a good thing.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

James David Adkisson attacked a church, killing two people and wounding seven more, all because of it's liberal views.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2008, Source: Orcinus

Militia bust reveals right-wing plans for race war.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

In the media's eyes, only brown people are terrorists.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2008, Source: Orcinus

Fetishists want guns as accessories, "like iPods."

Posted on: May 26, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

What happens when the immigration raids in Iowa spread to other cities and states?

Posted on: May 22, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

In California, homeless middle-class women are banding together and sleeping in their cars in parking lots.

Posted on: May 16, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

Workers bear the brunt of government enforcement while business owners get off scott-free.

Posted on: May 14, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

The refusal of Republicans to treat immigrants humanely will cost America in more ways than one.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2008, Source: Orcinus

Dave Neiwert digs in to the deeper meaning of the Reverend Wright "scandal."