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America’s dark history of organized anti-Semitism re-emerges in today’s far-right groups

Hours after Robert Bowers allegedly walked into a Pittsburgh synagogue and killed 11 people, investigators told the media that Bowers appeared to have acted alone and fit what experts call the “lone mass shooter profile.”

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He 'Clearly Feels Threatened': CNN's Jake Tapper Literally Laughs After Trump's Delusional Press Conference

After President Donald Trump's combative and delusional press conference Wednesday afternoon, CNN anchor Jake Tapper couldn't help but burst into laughter.

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A Rising Tide of Hate: Here Are 6 Ways White Nationalists Are Attacking, Bullying and Intimidating Americans in Recent Weeks

No sooner was a fanatical Donald Trump supporter in Florida arrested on suspicion of carrying out a terrorist mail bomb campaign against prominent Democrats than a mass shooting occurred at a synagogue in Pittsburgh—and this is on top of the random killing of two older African-Americans at a supermarket in Louisville, Kentucky on October 25. White nationalism is out of control in the U.S., asserting itself not only with acts of domestic terrorism, but also, with everything from the intimidation of non-white early voters in Texas to the harassment of black politicians. In the Trump Era, the American political climate has become increasingly toxic—and even when white nationalists aren’t actually resorting to violence, they are finding ways to intimidate, harass and bully people of color.

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From Charleston to Tree of Life: White Nationalism Is a Threat to Us All

This weekend we witnessed a sacred place desecrated by violence as 11 people were shot dead at Tree of Life Congregation, the third-oldest synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Many of us had flashbacks to June 17, 2015, when the nation watched in horror as nine black parishioners and clergy were brutally murdered during a weekly bible study at Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. While separated by over 650 miles, the connection between these incidents is clear. Both were perpetrated by white men infected with the disease of a white supremacist ideology and emboldened by white nationalist propaganda.

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What To Do When White Nationalism Lives Too Close to Home

Native Bay Area Black folks like myself are all too familiar with a form of NIMBYism that lives in progressive places. This strand of parochialism is less about the ills of urban development (although that certainly exists), than the dogged belief that this region has somehow escaped the litany of “isms” that plague the rest of the country. Over the years, friends, colleagues, and even random strangers have earnestly assured me that prejudice and discrimination do not exist in _____, fill in the city or the organization or the industry; that my experiences of bias, unequal treatment, or disrespect were isolated events or misunderstandings—on my part; and that we (really, me) were fortunate to live in a place that embraced difference and where moving up in life came to those who had earned it. Racism? Not here. Not in our backyard. And then the 2016 Presidential race with its virulent celebration of rage took us all down the rabbit hole into this country’s foundational hatreds and landed squarely in the Bay Area.

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Here's Why White Nationalists Love Tucker Carlson - and Other Startling Discoveries From the Belly of the Racist Far Right

As many sadly predicted, the campaign and election of a blatant racist like Donald Trump has led to a surge in the white nationalist movement in the United States. There's been an escalation of right wing terrorist actions, aggressive recruitment for white nationalist groups, and, perhaps most disturbingly, a mainstreaming of white nationalist views through conservative outlets such as Fox News.

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America Is Battling to Define the Meaning of Words Like 'Diversity'

You might think that the culture war over race and immigration primarily transpires in dramatic events, like the woman who climbed the Statue of Liberty to protest Trump’s child detention policy or the events in Charlottesville last summer.

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Attorney Schools CNN Host After She Criticizes Him for Calling Stephen Miller a ‘White Nationalist’

CNN host Kate Bolduan tried to shame immigration attorney David Leopold after he called President Donald Trump's adviser Stephen Miller a “white nationalist.” It backfired.

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'This Is White Nationalism': MSNBC Guest Lays Out the Core Truth at the Center of Trump's Worst Policies

While discussing the continuing fallout from President Donald Trump's disastrous zero-tolerance policy at the border on MSNBC's "Deadline: White House," guest Jason Johnson made a point that far too many mainstream commentators avoid saying.

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Trump Doubles Down on Nativist Fear-Mongering As GOP's Only Midterm Message

Donald Trump and the GOP have virtually nothing to sell the white working-class voters who helped elect him to office in 2016, other than his deep-seated racism and his commitment to immigrant bashing. It's an ugly populist playbook and Trump spent Tuesday night in Tennessee playing it to the hilt at a campaign rally for GOP Rep. Marsha Blackburn’s Senate bid.

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