Stories by Heidi Beirich

Heidi Beirich directs the SPLC’s Intelligence Project, “one of the most respected anti-terror organizations in the world,” according to the National Review. She is an expert on various forms of extremism, including the white supremacist, nativist and neo-Confederate movements as well as racism in academia. subscribe to Heidi Beirich's feed

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

Hate groups advertise some Amazon products on their own sites, earning commissions of up to 10 percent.

Posted on: Oct 30, 2013, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

Sharkhunters International, run by a ‘nonpolitical’ Floridian, takes its members to see all the 'glories' of the Nazi era.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2013, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

A legal contest in Belize over non-heterosexual sex laws is only the latest in a wider struggle being waged in Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin America.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2011, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

After a report on right-wing extremism was leaked, right-wingers accused the DHS of painting conservatives as potential Timothy McVeighs. Eventually, the agency buckled.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2010, Source: Southern Poverty Law Center

Xenophobes have launched a cynical campaign to recruit environmentalists to their cause by blaming immigrants for urban sprawl and other environmental problems.

Posted on: Jul 6, 2009, Source: SPLC's Hate Watch

State Sen. Lydia Chassaniol speaks to the CCC, and admits membership to the organization.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2008, Source: SPLC's Hate Watch

Dobbs got nervous after a news conference on link between the rise in anti-immigrant rhetoric and hate crimes against Latinos.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2008, Source: SPLC's Hate Watch

Exposed: FAIR founder John Tanton's 20 years of correspondence with racists and white supremacists.

Posted on: Aug 13, 2008, Source: SPLC's Hate Watch

Fox News interviewed Paul Fromm, an infamous racist and Holocaust denier, presenting him as a normal guest.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2008, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

The Second Vermont Republic is seeking to build a separatist movement. But many have been shocked by its ties to racist Southern secessionists.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2007, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

The media keeps turning to racist group FAIR for its "expertise."

Posted on: Jul 18, 2007, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

The far right has always been given to the paranoia of conspiracy theories. Here's a rundown on the two that xenophobes are currently obsessed with: the 'North American Union' and the <i>Plan de Aztlan</i>.

Posted on: May 2, 2007, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

A multiracial Southern California campus would seem to be the last place to find a tried and true anti-Semite and white supremacist lecturing, but it's where Kevin B. MacDonald, "Marx of the anti-Semites" has a teaching post.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2007, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

Numbering near 100,000, radical traditionalist Catholics, who reject the teachings of the modern papacy, may form America's largest group of anti-Semites.

Posted on: Aug 15, 2006, Source: SPLC Intelligence Report

A rift has opened between those who see blacks, Hispanics and Muslims as the primary enemy, and those who blame Jews for every evil.