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 has won a National Press Club award for his reportage on domestic terrorism, and is also known for his work as the senior editor of the popular political blog Crooks and Liars.   subscribe to David Neiwert's feed

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."

Posted on: Apr 25, 2008, Source: Firedoglake

The results of the Pennsylvania primary show that racism is a problem that still plagues the Democrats.