Stephen Piggott

Leading Right-Wing Think Tank Caught Circulating White Nationalist Propaganda Over 2,000 Times

The surprising Electoral College victory of President Donald Trump has been like winning the lottery for nativist extremists and other fringe groups. For Krikorian, he’s been making the most of it by arguing in the mainstream press that his group, long attacked from across the political spectrum for its connections to eugenics-friendly white nationalists and shoddy research, doesn’t deserve to be labeled a hate group. 

Keep reading... Show less

Trump Appoints Hate Group Figures to Voter Fraud Commission

In an executive order signed in private, President Trump named Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who moonlights as an attorney for the legal arm of the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), to serve as vice-chair of a commission to review claims of voter fraud, which will be chaired by Vice President Mike Pence. 

Keep reading... Show less

Jeff Sessions: Champion of Anti-Muslim and Anti-Immigrant Extremists

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, one of President-elect Donald Trump’s closest advisers during his campaign and his selection for U.S. attorney general, has longstanding and extensive ties to both anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim extremist groups. 

Keep reading... Show less

3 Men Arrested in Plot to Bomb Kansas Mosque

Curtis Allen, 49, Gavin Wright, 49, of Liberal, Kan., and Patrick Stein, 47, a resident of a nearby Dodge City, Kan., had stockpiled firearms and explosives. They planned to use four explosive-laden vehicles parked at the corners of the complex, which is home to a number of Somali immigrants, officials said during a news conference. 

Keep reading... Show less

Even Some of America's Worst Islamophobes Took Issue with Trump's Attacks on the Khan Family

Donald Trump’s latest attack on Muslims—insulting the Gold Star parents of a soldier who was killed in Iraq in 2004—has divided the anti-Muslim movement, which is firmly in the pro-Trump camp.

Keep reading... Show less

Both Trump and Cruz Have Surrounded Themselves With Islamophobic Advisers

Following the attacks in Brussels on March 22, GOP Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz issued a call for the United States to “immediately halt the flow of refugees from countries with a significant al-Qaida or ISIS presence.” 

Keep reading... Show less

Candidates Denounce Trump, But Many Plan to Attend Anti-Muslim Event Next Week

Following Donald Trump’s statement Dec. 7 calling for a ban on all Muslim immigration to the U.S., many of his fellow presidential candidates lined up to denounce the idea. 

Keep reading... Show less

Top 10 Ways the White Nationalist Tanton Network Got Busted in 2010

Reflecting on the past year, the John Tanton Network’s anti-immigrant organizations performed an embarrassing number of gaffes that further exposed their extreme views and ties to white nationalism. Here is a list of the top 10 gaffes made by the John Tanton Network in 2010:

Keep reading... Show less

Tea Party Nation Asks Its Members to Help Vilify Immigrants

Since the Tea Party vehicle started there has been a constant debate over whether the movement is racist. While critics aren’t painting the entire movement as such, there are Tea Party leaders that have made headlines with racially insensitive rhetoric, and evidence of racist sentiments at Tea Party events across the nation abound.

Keep reading... Show less
BRAND NEW STORIES